Scientific Symposium Targeting inflammation to improve 2017-06-26¢  Scientific Symposium Targeting inflammation
Scientific Symposium Targeting inflammation to improve 2017-06-26¢  Scientific Symposium Targeting inflammation
Scientific Symposium Targeting inflammation to improve 2017-06-26¢  Scientific Symposium Targeting inflammation
Scientific Symposium Targeting inflammation to improve 2017-06-26¢  Scientific Symposium Targeting inflammation

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  • DAY 1 Wednesday 16th August 2017 12:30 Registration and lunch

    13:50 Welcome. Jeff Pollard, Director of the MRC Centre for Reproductive Health, Murray Mitchell, President Elect, Society for Reproductive Investigation

    ENDOMETRIOSIS Chair – Philippa Saunders, University of Edinburgh 14:00 Endometriosis: An Inflammatory Paradigm. Robert Taylor,

    Professor of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Wake Forest University, North Carolina

    14:30 Endometriosis as wounds undergoing repeated tissue injury and repair: new synthesis and clinical implications. Sun-Wei Guo, OB/GYN Hospital, Fudan University, China.

    15:00 Free communication 1 15:15 Free communication 2 15:30 Free communication 3

    15:45 Innovative ways to relieve women from the burden of endometriosis. Thomas Zollner, Head of Gynaecological Therapies Research, Bayer HealthCare, Germany

    16:15 Coffee

    PLENARY LECTURE Chair - Sarah Stock, University of Edinburgh 16:45 How data science can help us improve reproductive health.

    Chris Ponting, MRC Human Genetics Unit, University of Edinburgh

    17:45 RECEPTION AND POSTERS

    19:30 End

    Scientific Symposium Targeting inflammation to improve reproductive health across the lifecourse

    In collaboration with the Society for Reproductive Investigation and the MRC Centre for Reproductive Health

    PROGRAMME

    Wednesday 16th, Thursday 17th & Friday 18th August 2017

    John McIntyre Conference Centre, Edinburgh EH16 5AY

  • Scientific Symposium Targeting inflammation to improve reproductive health across the lifecourse

    DAY 2 Thursday 17th August 2017 PRETERM LABOUR / MISCARRIAGE / IMPLANTATION Chair - Jane Norman, University of Edinburgh 08:30 Inflammation and Preterm Birth.

    Phillip Bennett, Professor of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Imperial College, London

    09:00 Ex-vivo Uterine Environment Therapy - An Experimental Treatment Strategy for Extremely Preterm Infants. Yuichiro Miura, Department of Pediatrics, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine

    09:30 Free communication 4 09:45 Free communication 5 10:00 Free communication 6

    10:15 Targeting inflammation in implantation disorders. Eva Dimitriadis, NHMRC Senior Research Fellow, Head, Embryo Implantation Laboratory, Hudson Institute Melbourne

    10:45 Coffee

    11:15 Advancing Drug Discovery and Development through Phenotypic Screening. Neil Carragher, Principal Investigator Drug Discovery, Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine, University of Edinburgh

    11:45 Zebra fish as an experimental paradigm to study how inflammation and the immune system drives successful tissue repair. Catherina Becker, Professor of Neural Development and Regeneration, Director, Centre for Neuroregeneration, University of Edinburgh

    12:15 Lunch with posters

    HEAVY MENSTRUAL BLEEDING/FIBROIDS Chair - Hilary Critchley, University of Edinburgh 14:00 Uterine Fibroids 2017.

    Elizabeth Stewart, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

    14:30 Enhancing the resolution of inflammation as a potential therapeutic target in the reproductive system. Adriano Rossi, MRC Centre for Inflammation Research, University of Edinburgh

    15:00 Free communication 7 15:15 Free communication 8 15:30 Free communication 9

    15:45 Drug development in endometriosis: not just a matter of good science. Patrick Groothuis, Principal Scientist, Pharmacology Preclinical Department, Synthon Biopharmaceuticals B.V. Nijmegen.

    16:15 Coffee

    PLENARY LECTURE Chair – Fiona Denison, University of Edinburgh 16:45 Predicting and preventing pregnancy complications. Gordon Smith, Head of Department Obstetrics & Gynaecology, University of Cambridge

    17:45 Close

  • Scientific Symposium Targeting inflammation to improve reproductive health across the lifecourse

    DAY 3 Friday 18th August 2017 REPRODUCTIVE CANCER Chair - Margaret Frame, University of Edinburgh 08:30 Improving outcomes in women with ovarian cancer.

    Charlie Gourlay, Edinburgh Cancer Research Centre, University of Edinburgh

    09:00 DigiPico: A new language to interrogate the tumour-host interaction of microscopic residual disease. Ahmed Ahmed, Weatherhall Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Oxford

    09:30 Free communication 10 09:45 Free communication 11 10:00 Free communication 12

    10:15 Macrophages: therapeutic targets and diagnostics in women’s cancers.

    Jeffrey Pollard, Director, MRC Centre for Reproductive Health, University of Edinburgh

    10:45 Coffee

    PLENARY LECTURE Chair – Andrew Horne, University of Edinburgh

    11:25 Drug screening pipeline to identify treatments for preeclampsia. Stephen Tong, Specialist Obstetrician, Mercy Hospital, Melbourne

    PUBLIC ENGAGMENT EVENT WITH SANDWICH LUNCH Chair – Douglas Gibson, University of Edinburgh 12:25 Cervical cancer and how to prevent it - a safari from Scotland to Malawi.

    Heather Cubie and Sarah Howie, University of Edinburgh

    14:00 Close

  • Scientific Symposium Targeting inflammation to improve reproductive health across the lifecourse

    REGISTRATION

    NOW OPEN

    Early Bird Registration until 1st July 2017

    Registration and accommodation. Register for the event to book accommodation for the SRI MRC-CRH Symposium. Take advantage of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 4 - 28 August, 2017. To take advantage of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival over the weekend, book additional accommodation with Edinburgh First. Quoting promotion code: CONF17, you will receive 15% off accommodation at Masson House and Salisbury Green Hotel at Pollock Halls. Payment is taken at time of booking. Visit http://www.book.accom.ed.ac.uk/ for booking information.

    Early Bird Full Delegate

    Registration: £330.00

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    Early Bird Trainee

    Registration: £275.00

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    Undergraduate

    Registration: £200.00

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    Special registration rate

    of £100 awarded to the

    top 25 Undergraduate

    /MSc abstracts.

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    After 1st July 2017 Full

    Delegate Registration:

    £385.00

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    Trainee Registration:

    £330.00

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