NIHR SRMRC Dissemination and Networking Event 2016

11 March 2016

Dissemination and Networking Event 2016

Date: Friday 11 March 2016
Venue: Lecture Theatre 3, Education Centre, Level 1, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham

To register for the event please email ResearchSRMRC@uhb.nhs.uk with your name, job title, organisation, contact phone number and any special dietary requirements.

Programme

09.30: Registration and Coffee

10:00: Introduction – Professor Tony Belli, Director NIHR SRMRC, Professor of Trauma Neurosurgery, University of Birmingham, Consultant Neurosurgeon, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham

Session 1: Acute Response to Injury

Chair: Professor Janet Lord

10.10:  What exactly is happening in the Golden Hour after injury? Dr Jon Hazeldine, NIHR SRMRC Research Fellow, University of Birmingham

10.35: Evidence based pre-hospital medicine – where are the gaps? Dr Nicholas Crombie, NIHR SRMRC Honorary Researcher, Consultant Trauma Anaesthetist, Clinical Lead Midlands Air Ambulance  

11.00: Diagnosing sepsis in burn injured patients – Dr Peter Hampson, Research Fellow, Healing Foundation Centre for Burns Research, University of Birmingham

11.25: Measuring trauma system performance – moving from mortality to morbidity – Prof Surgeon Captain Mark Midwinter, NIHR SRMRC Deputy Director, Defence Professor of Surgery, Royal Navy and Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham

11.50: Coffee

Session 2: Microbiology

Chair: Professor Robin May

12.05: Investigating invasive fungal infections – Prof Robin May, NIHR SRMRC Theme Lead, Lister Fellow and Professor in Infectious Diseases University of Birmingham

12.30: Real-time, portable genome sequencing for Ebola surveillance – Joshua Quick, NIHR SRMRC Microbial Bioinformatician, University of Birmingham

12.55: Going back to basics – fighting bugs with kitchen cupboard agents – Fenella Halstead, NIHR SRMRC Clinical Scientist, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham

13.20: Networking Lunch

Session 3:  Regenerative and Reconstructive Medicine

Chair: Professor Ann Logan

14.15: Scar-free healing – Prof Tony Metcalfe, Director of Research, Blond McIndoe Research Foundation

14.45: Smart dressing technologies – Prof Liam Grover, NIHR SRMRC Theme Lead, Professor of Biomaterials Science, University of Birmingham

15.00: Anti-microbial implants – Dr Felicity De Cogan, NIHR SRMRC Research Fellow, University of Birmingham

15.15: MicroRNAs as novel biomarkers in mild and severe traumatic brain injury – Dr Valentina Di Pietro, NIHR SRMRC Research Fellow, University of Birmingham

15.30: Heterotopic ossification – a novel approach to prevention and treatment – Major Neil Eisenstein, NIHR SRMRC Clinical Research Fellow, University of Birmingham

Session 4:  Keynote speaker

15.45:  The importance of clinical trials in trauma care – Professor Ian Roberts, Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health and co-director of the Clinical Trials Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

16.30 Close