28 Feb 2019
Thu 28 February, 2019
William Harvey Lecture Theatre, Clinical School of Medicine, Addenbrookes Hospital, CB2 0SP, Cambridge
United Kingdom
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Rare Disease day Cambridge Lecture 28 February 2019 William Harvey Lecture Theatre, Clinical School of Medicine, Addenbrookes Hospital, CB2 0SP, Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Hosted by Cambridge Rare Disease Network

All welcome, free tickets via Eventbrite

An evening jointly hosted by the NIHR BioResource for Translational Research and Cambridge Rare Disease Network

Doors open at 5.30pm. Talks are between 6.00pm and 7.30pm, followed by a drinks reception until 8.00pm.

The evening highlights Rare Disease Day and Rare Disease Research

Evening includes:

*Hearing from speakers involved in rare disease research

*A Q&A session with all the speakers

*Connecting with other patients and carers

*Meet organisations and industry with an interested in rare diseases

*Refreshments will be provided before and after the lecture


Chair: Professor Patrick Chinnery, NIHR BioResource Co-Chair, Head of Department for Clinical Neurosciences, University of Cambridge

Dr Jagtar Singh Nijjar, NIHR Clinical Lecturer Lecture in Rheumatology, University of Cambridge ‘Improving patient health care in CNO and SAPHO’

Dr Isabelle Delon, PhD, Clinical Scientist, EMEE Genomic Laboratory Next Generation Children Project which investigates the clinical utility of rapid whole genome sequencing for children in intensive care.

Dr Tomasz Matys, University Lecturer and Honorary Consultant in Radiology, Department of Radiology, University of Cambridge

Professor Ken Smith, Professor of Medicine and Head of the Department of Medicine at the University of Cambridge, Cambridge BRC Theme Lead for Inflammation, Infection and Immunotherapeutic.

Q&A Facilitator: Dr Gemma Chandratillake, Course Director, ICE Genomic Medicine Programme, CRDN Trustee

Closing Remarks: Dr Nathalie Kingston, Director of NIHR BioResource for Translational Research


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