MHS Faculty Research Series: July 2013
|Starts:||12:30 17 Jul 2013|
|Ends:||14:00 17 Jul 2013|
|What is it:||Seminar|
|Organiser:||Institute of Human Development|
|Who is it for:||Current University students, University staff|
PLEASE NOTE: This event has been postponed until later in the year
Host: Institute of Human Development and School of Psychological Sciences
Senior Presenter: Dr Martin O’Driscoll, head of Audiology, CMFT: “Brainstem responses evoked by stimulation with an auditory brainstem implant”
Martin O’Driscoll, Consultant Clinical Scientist (Audiology), manages the NHS-based auditory implant service (incorporating cochlear implants, auditory brainstem implants, bone anchored hearing aids and middle ear implants). He is internationally recognised as a leading expert in the field of cochlear and auditory brainstem implants. He has investigated the electrophysiology of the auditory brainstem and cortical pathways to objectively fit adults and children with auditory brainstem implants. He has strong links with the industry leaders for auditory implants and hearing aids and has secured industry funding for research.
Junior Presenter: Simon Clark, Stepping Stones Research Fellow, Centre for Hearing and Vision Research, Institute of Human Development: "Age-related macular degeneration and the innate immune system"
Simon Clark currently holds a Stepping Stones Research Fellowship in the Centre for Hearing and Vision Research, Faculty of Medicine and Human Sciences. Simon has just been awarded the MRC Career Development Fellowship where he will focus on the link between changes in innate immune regulation and the development of the leading cause of blindness in the western world, age-related macular degeneration (AMD).
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About the Faculty Research Series
- These are monthly events that are open to all staff and students from across the Faculty of Medical and Human Sciences and the University, offering an opportunity to celebrate research achievement and stimulate scientific interaction. Each month, one host School or Institute from the Faculty will pair with a different School or Institute to highlight and showcase similar topics from different perspectives.
- The 2013 series is being led by Professor David Eisner and administered from the Faculty Research Office.
- Held on Wednesday lunchtimes, each meeting lasts an hour, including two 20-25 minute presentations – one from a junior and one from a more senior member of Faculty staff.
- Each presentation will be followed by a short discussion.
- A buffet lunch will be available from 12.30 pm.
- Presentations begin: 1.00 pm.
- Final details of presentation topics and speakers will be posted nearer the date.
Travel and Contact Information
Alan Turing Building