NIHR Healthcare Technologies Cooperative in Colorectal Therapies meeting

8 Nov 16
08 November 2016
The Royal Armouries Museum Leeds

Confirmed keynote speakers include:

Professor Andrew Owen

Andrew is professor of Molecular and Clinical Pharmacology at the University of Liverpool. He is Chair of the British Society for Nanomedicine and a fellow of the Royal Society of Biology. Research focuses on mechanisms that underpin interpatient variability in pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics

Dr Phil O’Connell

Phil is the NHS Innovator of the Year 2012, inventor of the NHS’s simple telehealth Florence service and a Chartered IT Professional. Specialising in organisational, process and business change and has a wealth of NHS telehealth and commercial sector experience. Phil is currently using his unique approach to assist NHS organisations throughout the UK. Phil has recently been appointed as Honorary Lecturer at Keele University School of Medicine and is a visiting fellow of Health Sciences at Staffordshire University.

Professor Pietro Valdastri

Pietro has recently be appointed Chair in Robotics & Autonomous Systems at Leeds his areas of expertise include surgical robotics; robotic endoscopy; robotic actuators; magnetic manipulation; medical capsule robots; small scale design and manufacturing; medical robotics. He is the founder of the Science and Technologies Of Robotics in Medicine (STORM) Lab (https://my.vanderbilt.edu/stormlab/), a research lab focusing on medical capsule robots for gastrointestinal endoscopy and abdominal surgery.

 

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