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12:30 - 14:00 21 November 2012

Special Grand Round - "How Rare is Rare?"


Lecture Theatre 1 | Cruciform Building (link Map)
Gower Street | London | WC1E 6BT | United Kingdom

Open to: Academic | Alumni | Student
Ticketing: Open

The next special Grand Round entitled “How Rare is Rare?” will cover the theme of rare diseases, an area of major strategic importance for the School. The Grand Round will provide an opportunity to hear from UCL staff at the forefront of research in this area as well as hearing some patient perspectives.


Professor Philip Beales (Professor of Medical and Molecular Genetics, UCL Molecular Medicine Unit) “Rare Diseases at UCL/UCLP: challenges and opportunities”

Mrs Kay Parkinson “A parents perspective –life with two children with an ultra rare disease”

Dr Helen Lachmann (Reader in Amyloidosis and Renal Medicine Inflammation, UCL Division of Medicine) “CAPS: novel treatments of a new disease”

Followed by panel discussion

Panel: Mr Steve Burge, Dr Jane Hurst (Consultant in Clinical Genetics GOSH)

Chair: Raymond MacAllister (Professor of Clinical Pharmacology, Director, UCL Division of Medicine)


Morgan Williams
please email | morgan.williams@ucl.ac.uk


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