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There are three guest speakers at each UCL Grand Round, the talks span basic science, clinical translation, and population health. These talks are followed by a panel discussion, the audience consists of doctors, researchers, and medical students from UCL and NHS partner trusts in addition to representatives from charities, pharma, and government.

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There are three guest speakers at each UCL Grand Round, the talks span basic science, clinical translation, and population health. These talks are followed by a panel discussion, the audience consists of doctors, researchers, and medical students from UCL and NHS partner trusts in addition to representatives from charities, pharma, and government.

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    Oral Health - Video

    Oral Health - Video

    8th October 2012 - Speakers: Dr Dave Spratt, Reader in Microbial Ecology, UCL Eastman Dental Institute
    “Microbial ecology”, Professor Jonathan Knowles, Professor of Biomaterials Science and Head of the Division of Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering, UCL Eastman Dental Institute, "Biomaterials for tissue regeneration”, Professor Nikolaos Donos, Director of Research and Chair of Department of Clinical Research, UCL Eastman Dental Institute, "Association between periodontal\oral diseases and chronic diseases", Professor Richard Watt, Chair of Dental Public Health, Institute of Epidemiology & Health, “Impact of social inequalities to oral health”
    Followed by panel discussion, Panel: Dr Sean Nair (Reader in Cellular Microbiology, UCL Eastman Dental Institute), Professor Brian Henderson (Biossard Chair of Oral Biochemistry, UCL Eastman Dental Institute) Professor Stephen Porter (Institute Director, UCL Eastman Dental Institute), Professor Ian Needleman (Professor of Restorative Dentistry and Evidence-Based Healthcare,UCL Eastman Dental Institute), and speakers, Chair: Raymond MacAllister, Professor of Clinical Pharmacology, Director, UCL Division of Medicine

    • 1 hr 18 min
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    Health Benefits of Exercise - Video

    Health Benefits of Exercise - Video

    Introduction by Professor Patrick Maxwell, Dean, UCL Faculty of Medical Sciences. Hugh Montgomery, Professor of Intensive Care Medicine (Honorary Consultant), UCL Division of Medicine, "Serving an ACE!" Ken van Someren, Director of Sport Sciences, English Institute of Sport, "The elite athlete – extremes of exercise and performance". Ian Roberts, Professor of Epidemiology & Public Health, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine,"They paved paradise and put up a parking lot". Panel discussion (with speakers above and those listed below): Vincent Walsh, Professor of Human Brain Research, UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, Jenny Mindell, Clinical Senior Lecturer, UCL Institute of Epidemiology & Health Care

    • 1 hr 29 min
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    What are we doing at UCL/UCLP about brain degeneration? - Video

    What are we doing at UCL/UCLP about brain degeneration? - Video

    9 November 2011 - Introduction by Professor Sir John Tooke, Vice-Provost (Health) and Head of UCL School of Life & Medical Sciences. Speakers include Martin Orrell, Professor of Ageing and Mental Health, UCL Mental Health Sciences Unit: "Memory lane - the way ahead for better treatment in dementia". Nick Fox, Professor of Neurology, UCL Institute of Neurology: "Seeing what Alois Alzheimer couldn't see - imaging the onset and progression of Alzheimer's disease". John Collinge, Professor of Neurodegenerative Disease, UCL Institute of Neurology: “Molecular mechanisms and rational treatment of prion disease: implications for the commoner dementias”. Panel discussion with: Gill Livingston, Professor of Psychiatry of Older People, UCL Mental Health Sciences Unit, Katy Judd, Consultant Nurse at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Chair: Professor Patrick Maxwell, Dean of the Faculty of Medical Sciences

    • 1 hr 30 min
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    What's new in Infection? - Video

    What's new in Infection? - Video

    8 June 2011 - Introduction by Professor Sir John Tooke (Vice-Provost (Health) and Head of UCL School of Life & Medical Sciences). Professor Andrew Phillips, (Research Department of Infection & Population Health, UCL-RF), "HIV and risk of non-AIDS serious morbidity and mortality: an epidemiologic perspective". Professor Mary Collins, (Neuroscience, Physiology and Pharmacology/Dean of Life Sciences), "Engineering vaccines- HIV is our friend". Professor Mala Maini, (Research Department of Immunology), "Overcoming hepatic tolerance to treat viral hepatitis". Chair: Professor Deenan Pillay, (Professor of Virology, Research Department of Infection). Followed by panel discussion.

    • 1 hr 31 min
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    Making more effective medicines; making medicines more effective - Video

    Making more effective medicines; making medicines more effective - Video

    15th February 2012 - Introduction by Professor Sir John Tooke, Vice-Provost (Health) and Head of UCL School of Life & Medical Sciences . Stephen Neidle, Professor of Chemical Biology and Research Director, UCL School of Pharmacy:
    "21st century cancer drug discovery: what should it deliver?" Rob Horne, Professor of Behavioural Medicine, UCL School of Pharmacy: "Patients’ perspectives on medicines: the missing link in treatment optimisation?" Aroon Hingorani, Professor of Genetic Epidemiology, UCL Institute of Epidemiology & Health Care: "Genomic medicine: made-to-measure or one-size-fits-all?" Followed by panel discussion. Chair: Raymond Macallister, Professor of Clinical Pharmacology, UCL Division of Medicine.

    • 1 hr 30 min

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