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Transplant: a 360º view

Fri
10
Mar
2017
Start 7:00 PM
-
End 9:00 PM
  • Free event but booking is essential on 020 7869 6568.
Free event but booking is essential on 020 7869 6568.

Event Overview

A panel of speakers with diverse roles in transplant – from training overseas surgeons, working in the field of patient and public engagement, raising funding through charitable foundations and currently developing new techniques through surgical research – will speak about their work and the directions that transplant surgery is taking. Following this there will be an opportunity for audience questions.

This event is arranged in association with the British Transplantation Society
The museum will open to ticket-holders from 6-7pm for a late view of our exhibition Transplant and Life.

Programme:

19.00-19.10  
Welcome - Introduction
Mr Ossie Fernando, Consultant Transplant Surgeon
Professor Barry Fuller, Professor of Surgical Sciences


19.10-19.30
The BTS vision for the future
Ms Lisa Burnapp, General Secretary, BTS
Introducing the vision of the BTS for the future related to clinical practice, research and education.
 
19.30- 19.40
Engaging the Public - ‘Live Life, Give Life’
Ms Mandy Venters, Trustee, Live Life Give Life
The achievements, challenges and aspirations of UK Donation and Transplantation Charities

19.40- 20.00
Transplant Overseas
Mr Ossie Fernando, Consultant Transplant Surgeon
Dr Jennie Jewitt-Harris, CEO Transplant Links

The great work of UK transplant teams in developing transplantation abroad
 
20.00- 20.20
More donors ! More transplants!
Mr Frank Dor, Consultant Transplant Surgeon
Focusing on current initiatives to increase the deceased donor pool and also further advance living donor transplantation in the UK through awareness campaigns and innovative organ exchange schemes.
 
Cutting edge research in organ donation and transplantation
Professor Vassilios Papalois
Highlighting current research aiming to assess the viability of marginal organs and ways to improve their condition to make them suitable for transplantation.
 
20.20-21.00
Panel discussions and Q&A

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Booking information

Free event but booking is essential on 020 7869 6568.


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