Division of Infection and Pathway Medicine Inaugural Symposium

  • Event:  University of Edinburgh Division of Infection and Pathway Medicine Inaugural Symposium
  • When:  Wednesday 27 May 2015
  • Time:  1 - 6.30 pm
  • Location:  Lecture theatre B, Chancellor's Building, Little France
  • Registration:  https://eventbrite.co.uk/event/16896876011/

Programme


 
  • 1.00 – 1.15 pm:  Opening address
    • Professor Jürgen Haas, Division of Infection and Pathway Medicine
  • 1.15 – 2 pm:  VZV persistence, pathogenesis and potential treatments
    • Professor Judith Breuer, UCL, London
  • 2.00 – 2.20 pm:  Schistosomiasis: from basic science to healthier children
    • Dr Francisca Mutapi, Institute of Immunology and Infection Research
  • 2.20 2.40 pm:  Learning from parasites, new mediators to inhibit inflammation
    • Professor Rick Maizels, Division of Infection and Pathway Medicine
  • 14:40 – 15:00:  TBA

  • 3.00 – 3.30 pm:  Tea/coffee


  • 3.30 – 4.15 pm:  Infectious disease control during pregnancy and the newborn period in Papua New Guinea and similar settings: diagnostics and implementation research for stronger health systems
    • Dr Chris Morgan, Burnet Institute, Melbourne
  • 4.15 – 4.35 pm:  Innate antiviral and inflammatory responses in RSV infection
    • Professor Jürgen Schwarze, Centre for Inflammation Research
  • 4.35 – 4.55 pm:  The Scottish National Viral Haemorrhagic Fever Test Service
    • Dr Ingo Johannessen, Divison of Infection and Pathway Medicine / NHS Lothian
  • 4.55 – 5.15 pm:  Factors affecting vaccine response in Influenza vaccination
    • Dr Daire O’Shea, NHS Lothian
  • 5.15 – 5.30 pm:  Closing remarks
    • Dr Till Bachmann, Division of Infection and Pathway Medicine

  • 5.30 – 6.30 pm:  Wine and canapés


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