New Developments in Science for Practising Clinicians, 2010

8th October 2010

William Harvey Research Institute, London, UK
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In the continually evolving world of today's science, it is imperative be aware of the intellectual bases behind new scientific discoveries and on how these could be or already are, translated into clinic practice.

Attendance to the first conference on "New Developments In Science for Practicing Clinicians" will provide an opportunity to Consultants and Junior Doctors for an update on the new frontiers of clinical science.

Topics include: genetics, proteomics, biomarkers, flow cytometry, models of disease and much more.


The Fifth John Vane Memorial Symposium (2010) on Prostacyclin Science & Pulmonary Vascular Disease

19-20 March 2010

London, UK
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The Fifth John Vane Memorial Symposium (2010) was held at in the famous Faraday Theatre at The Royal Institution, Albemarle Street, London. The Royal Institution is an independent charity dedicated to connecting people with the world of science.

Session Chairs included:

  • Professor Marc Humbert, Universite Paris-Sud, Paris, France
  • Professor Andrew Peacock, Scottish Pulmonary Vascular Unit, Scotland
  • Professor Dame Julia Polak, Imperial College London, UK
  • Professor Jean-Luc Vachiery, Erasmus University, Brussels, Belguim

Faculty Chair:

Professor Sir Magdi Yacoub

Session Titles:

Basic Science I: Pharmacology of Prostacyclin and New Therapeutic Approaches

Clinical Science I: Clinical Developments in PAH

Basic Science II: Regenerative Medicine, Stem Cells and PAH

Clinical Science II: Challenges in PAH

This year's debate was a "Pro-Con Debate: The new European guidelines are exactly what we need!" and was chaired by Professor Andrew Peacock.

The Scientific Programme: 5th John Vane Memorial Symposium-Programme.pdf (72 KB)


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