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Interdisciplinary Research Excellence

From Everest to ICU Event

Population Health
09:30 - 19:00
3 March 2015
Lecture theatre area, South Academic Block, Southampton General Hospital

For more information regarding this event, please email UHS R and D office at .

Event details

Southampton's Clinical Research Conference, jointly organised by the Faculty of Medicine, University of Southampton and University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust

Conference highlights:-

  • Xtreme Everest expeditions and better intensive care, by Professor Mike Grocott
  • How research can benefit Southampton's patients and services
  • Accessing support and collaborating to do research
  • The antimicrobial resistance challenge
  • Personalised medicine
  • Clinical informatics in improving care

Programme (times tbc)

Professor Mike Grocott - ‘Everest to ICU – performing research on Everest to better understand hypoxia, and how that work is driving better clinical care and surgical outcomes.’

Patient benefit insights - three speakers, three examples of research driving patient benefit and service improvements:

  • Professor Saul Faust- ‘How commercial research income supported the establishment of a new outpatient parenteral therapy service’
  • Professor Luca Richeldi – ‘ Improving diagnosis and access to treatments in rare diseases through research’
  • Professor Mandy Fader – ‘Improving services, care and products for people with incontinence’

How can we help? - The comprehensive support available to people interested in developing their research: Christine McGrath, Dr. Chris Edwards, Professor Mark Mullee, Professsor Gareth Griffiths


Dr. Kieran Hand ‘Antimicrobial resistance - The discovery void, antimicrobial stewardship and clinician support interventions ‘

Stratified medicine: Personalised medicine, deep phenotyping in research and the implications of incidental findings - Professor Tony Williams, Professor Ratko Djukanovic and Ms. Gill Crawford


Informatics in improving care: Combining clinical management with research cohort approaches and performing research through online self-management - Dr. Fraser Cummings and Ms. Claire Marsh

The Wade Lecture - Professor Baroness Ilora Finlay, President of the British Medical Association

All UHS and UoS staff can register on Eventbrite here

UHS staff can also book places via the Virtual Learning Environment here.

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Baroness Ilora Finlay, Professor of Palliative Care, Cardiff University and president of the BMA
Baroness Ilora Finlay, Professor of Palliative Care, Cardiff University and president of the BMA
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