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'My Joints - in health and disease' - Public event
Overview

Find out about the latest medical research at Newcastle University.

  • Wednesday 20th June 2018 13:30 (2 hours, 30 mins)
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Come along to this free event to find out how the latest medical research at Newcastle University is improving people's lives as part of the MRC Festival of medical research.

Learn about how muscles, bones and joints change as we age. There will be talks by leading researchers and a chance to meet the scientists!

Wednesday 20th June 1:30-4pm

Refreshments will be provided.

Programme

13:30 - 14:00 - Registration and refreshments
14:00 - 14:10 - Welcome
Dr Fraser Birrell, Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer, Newcastle University
14:10 - 14:20 - ‘CIMA and experimental science to understand why our joints often go wrong’
Professor John Loughlin, Professor of Musculoskeletal Research, Newcastle University
14:20 - 14:30 - ‘Diet and our bones: What’s new?’
Dr Tom Hill, Senior Lecturer, Newcastle University
14:30 - 14:45 - ‘Maintaining muscle strength and function: The role of nutrition and activity’
Professor Emma Stevenson, Professor of Sport and Exercise Science, Newcastle University
14:45 - 15:00 - ‘Group consultations: Quality care and a two-way research conversation’
Dr Fraser Birrell, Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer, Newcastle University
15:00 - 15:15 - Comfort break
15:15 - 16:00 - Meet the Scientists
Ioanna Pangou, CIMA Research Technician and PD for the Newcastle Bone and Joint Biobank
Kat Cheung, Experimental Scientific Officer (Bioinformatics), Newcastle University
Dr Sarah Rice, Research Associate, Newcastle University
Raul Fulea, Post graduate student, Newcastle University
16:00 – Event ends

Location

  • Baddiley-Clark Seminar Room, Baddiley-Clark Building
  • Newcastle University
  • Newcastle upon Tyne
  • NE2 4BN

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