BPSU BCH Rare Disease Conference: From Bench to Bedside - new treatments for children with Rare Diseases
27 February 2017
Bimringham Children's Hospital, Birmingham, UK
Hosted by Birmingham Children's Hospital
Learn about the latest scientific updates in paediatric rare disease and their current and future impacts on clinical practice.
Exploring the theme, “From bench to bedside – new treatments for children with rare disease”, this one day conference on rare disease in paediatrics has been developed by the British Paediatric Surveillance Unit in partnership with Birmingham Children’s Hospital. The conference will consider the challenges of developing new treatments for rare diseases and the hurdles that exist in delivering these new treatments to those who most need them.
The conference will feature cutting edge scientific data presented by leading clinicians, scientists, and policy-makers. As a delegate you will have the opportunity to network with up to 150 health sector decision makers.
Dr Gina Radford, Deputy Chief Medical Officer for England - keynote speaker
Professor Timothy Barrett, Paediatric Programme Lead, NIHR Rare Disease - Translational Research Consortium
Dr Larissa Kerecuk, Rare Disease Lead, Birmingham Children’s Hospital
Alastair Kent, Chair, Rare Disease UK
Ben Howlett MP, Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on rare, genetic and undiagnosed conditions
Sheela Upadhyaya, Associate Director, Highly Specialised Technology program - NICE