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Starting: 18th January 2023
9:45 am - 2:30 pm

St Edward's School

18 January 2023


9.45 am                 Registration and coffee

10.10 am               Welcome Alistair Chirnside (Warden, St Edward’s School), Keith Foster (Vice-President of OIBC)

10.20 am               Oliver Featherstone (The Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research) The future of cancer therapies: moving away from the cutting edge

 11.10 am               Break

11.30 am               Naroa Ibarra-Aizpurua (PhD Student, Laboratory of Molecular Neurodegeneration, University of Oxford) Induced-Pluripotent Stem Cell (iPSC)-derived cell models as a tool to study Parkinson’s disease

 11:55 am               Oliver McCallion (PhD Student, University of Oxford) Can we use our own cells as medicine?

12.20 pm               Lunch

1.10 pm                 Hana Hassanin (University of Surrey) mRNA-based therapeutics concept and its medical application

2.0 pm                   General Debate    –    Chair: Rebecca Thomas (St Edward’s School)

2.20 pm                 Close of symposium