Personalised Medicine - From bench to individual bedside.NUMed campus, Iskandar Malaysia, Nusajaya.on Saturday 1st March 2014. Download Conference Brochure (1.5 MB)
A key objective of NUMed Malaysia is to contribute to the lifelong continuum of medical education. While the international campus of Newcastle University has only been established here in Malaysia since 2011, already we support a growing number of continuing medical education programmes.
Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia hosted an International Translational Research Conference: 'Personalised Medicine - From bench to individual bedside' on Saturday 1st March 2014.
This conference focussed on Personalized Medicine – From bench to individual bedside and will bring world-renowned speakers from Newcastle Biomedicine at Newcastle University in the UK.
INTRODUCTION: Chris Day (9.00am)
9.00-9.30 Jeff Errington: “Cell division in bacteria: from basic science to antibiotic discovery.”
9.30-10.00 Christine Harrison: “Targeting Signalling Pathways in Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia: New Insights”.
10.00-10.30 John Isaacs: “Switching off autoimmunity – a brief history and current concepts”.
Coffee Break (10.30-11.00)
11.00-11.30 Kate Bushby: “Mutation specific therapies in muscular dystrophies - lessons from the early trials”.
11.30-12.00 Patrick Chinnery: “The circle of life: mitochondrial DNA and human disease”.
12.00-12.30 Sophie Hambleton: “Forward Genetics of Human Immunity”?
13.30-14.00 Derek Mann: “A Heritable Epigenetic Influence on Chronic Liver Disease?”
14.30-15.00 Dave Jones: “New Opportunities in Stratified Medicine and Therapeutics in Primary Biliary Cirrhosis”.
15.00-15.30 Chris Day: “Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: from basic science to patient management”
Coffee Break (15.30-16.00)
16.00-16.30 David Burn: “Predicting dementia in Parkinson’s disease: How and Why?”
16.30-17.00 Mike Trenell: “Do chairs cause heart attacks and do we really think about what we do?”
17.00-17.30 Julia Newton: “Standing up for fatigue - understanding the role of autonomic dysfunction in the symptom of fatigue”.
Closing Remarks and Drinks Reception