Departmental June report

  • Professor Jeremy Nicholson attended 62nd ASMS Conference on Mass Spectrometry and Allied Topics in Baltimore – 15-19 June 2014
  • Professor Elaine Holmes had a Keynote Lecture entitled: Gut Microbiome-Host Metabolic Interaction: a Metabolome-Wide Association Study, Seminars Amphithéâtre Marguerite de Navarre – Marcelin Berthelot Collège de France, Paris – 02 June 2014
  • Professor Naomi Chayen has been selected as a management committee member on a European Commission – European Cooperation in Science & Technology (COST) – a new collaborative initiative entitled ‘From molecules to crystals’ involving over 30 groups across Europe.
  • Lord Darzi participated in the UN hosted Cavendish Global Health Impact Forum UN Meeting in New York as part of British Healthcare System Panel – 5 May 2014
  • Professor Lesley Regan was invited to speak on “Treatment of recurrent pregnancy losses” and “Recurrent miscarriage and abnormal uterine bleeding” at the 36th National Congress of the South African Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (SASOG), Cape Town, 18-23 May 2014 and “Modern management of recurrent miscarriage” at the XXIV European Congress of Perinatal Medicine”, Florence, Italy, 7 June 2014
  • Professor Wendy Atkin gave a talk on ‘Bowel Cancer prevention by Screening, Surveillance & Early Diagnosis’ to Cancer Research UK and members of the Bobby Moore Fund at St Mary’s Hospital on 11 June 2014
  • Dr Anthony Gordon, Clinical Senior Lecturer, has been appointed as “Director of Research” for the Intensive Care Foundation
  • Professor Philip Bennett has been appointed as Research Director for Women’s and Children’s Health at Imperial College Healthcare Trust.
  • Professor Darzi provided an overview and update on the aims and work done by the London Health Commission at the North West London Whole Systems Integrated Care Launch Event on 15th May 2014. Over the past 6 months partners from across North West London worked to co-design solutions to deliver whole systems integrated care.
  • Professor Hani Gabra, as Chair of the organising committee for the British Gynaecological Cancer Society (BGCS) in conjunction with NCRI Gynaecological Cancer Clinical Studies Group, wishes to announce the 6th annual EURTOC meeting on 12th July 2014. For a full programme, registration details and further information, please visit the website

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