Registration and drinks reception: 18:00 - 19:00
Evening Lecture: 19:00 - 20:00
EVENING LECTURE (19:00 - 20:00)
The BCLA evening lecture 'Cell therapy for corneal disease' will be presented by Mr Alex J Shortt.
Having been awarded his PhD in 2009 Mr Shortt then completed a 4 year NIHR Clinical Lectureship at the NIHR Biomedical Research Centre at Moorfields Eye Hospital and the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology. Over the past 10 years, Alex’s research has focused on the development of cell therapies for corneal and conjunctival disease. He has recently commenced a prestigious 4-year Wellcome Trust Clinician Scientist Award investigating the response of the recipient’s immune system to engrafted stem cells. Alex’s goal is to improve the lives of patients with chronic, severe ocular surface disease through the delivery of novel cellular therapies using different therapeutic cell types.
Evening meeting lecture 'Cell therapy for corneal disease' taking place from 19:00 - 20:00 has been applied for 1 CET point (pending approval).
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VENUE - THE ROYAL COLLEGE OF SURGEONS
This event will be held at The Royal College of Surgeons. The College is centrally located at Lincoln's Inn Fields within easy walking distance of Holborn (Piccadilly and Central lines) and Temple (District and Circle Lines) underground stations. It is a short taxi or underground journey from most major rail stations. Two NCP car parks are situated nearby. PLAN YOUR JOURNEY HERE
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