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ACE Series: From functional genomics to experimental medicine in critical illness

Posted by Miranda Odam | 25 Nov 2019

ACE Series: From functional genomics to experimental medicine in critical illness

ACUTE CARE EDINBURGH

 

 

‘From functional genomics to experimental medicine in critical illness’

 

Speaker

Kenny Baillie

Wellcome-Beit Fellow, Roslin Institute,

University of Edinburgh

 

 

 

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Tuesday 26th November – 13:00 – 14:00 hours Lecture Theatre B, Chancellors Building, Little France

Chair: – Alasdair Gray

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Kenneth Baillie graduated from the University of Edinburgh with a BSc(Hons) in Physiology in 1999 and MBChB in 2002. He completed basic training in medicine in Glasgow, and in anesthesia in Edinburgh. During this time he led a series of high altitude research projects in Bolivia, and founded a high-altitude research charity, Apex<http://altitude.org/>. He was appointed as a clinical lecturer on the ECAT (Edinburgh Clinical Academic Track) at the University of Edinburgh in 2008, and completed a Wellcome Trust-funded PhD in statistical genetics in 2012. He was awarded a Wellcome-Beit Prize Intermediate Clinical Fellowship in 2013. After completing clinical training in 2014 he worked as a visiting scientist at the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT, before returning to the Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh to establish a research program in translational applications of genomics in critical care medicine. He works as a consultant in the intensive care unit at the Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh.

 

ALL ARE WELCOME