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Developing the Next Generation of Health Diagnostics #LeicsIW2021
June 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Engage with clinical experts at the University of Leicester and University Hospitals Leicester to identify new R&D opportunities, drive innovation and routes to funding to de risk industrial innovations through collaboration.
Speakers and Topics
Introduction to Leicester’s Diagnostics Strengths
Professor Don Jones, University of Leicester – Host
Professor in Translational Biomarker, Co-Director of Leicester Precision Medicine Institute, Co-Director of the John and Lucille van Geest Biomarker Facility
Developing LAMP/Cancer Diagnostics
Professor Jacqui Shaw, University of Leicester
Professor of Translational Cancer Genetics, Co-Director Leicester Precision Medicine Institute
Life Map and Renfrew – developing diagnostics for Sudden Cardiac Death
Professor Andre Ng, University of Leicester
Professor of Cardiac Electrophysiology, Consultant Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist and Mike Phillips Design Development Director at Renfrew Group International
Opportunities for industry to get involved
Ivana Poparic, Phosp Industry group, Senior Business Development Manager, NOCRI
TB and new diagnostics– Infectious Disease Diagnostics?
Dr Pranab Halder, University of Leicester
Clinical Senior Lecturer (Respiratory Medicine) and Honorary Consultant Physician UHL
Panel discussion and Q&A and how to get involved
Facilitator – Dr Lucy Alexander, Head of Business Development and Senior Business Development Manager of Innovation Centre, Charnwood Campus
Professor Toru Suzuki, Director Leicester Life Sciences Accelerator, Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Leicester, Honorary Consultant, Cardiology, UHL
Professor Don Jones
Professor Jacqui Shaw
Professor Andre Ng
Dr Pranab Halder
Who Should Attend?
Entrepreneurs, innovators and life science companies interested in developing new medical diagnostics