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ACE Series: Towards precision medicine in acute pancreatitis.

Posted by Miranda Odam | 7 Aug 2019

ACE Series: Towards precision medicine in acute pancreatitis.

Speaker

Thursday 29th August – 13:00 – 14:00 hours

Lecture Theatre B, Chancellors Building, Little France

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 Damian Mole

Professor of Clinical and Experimental Surgery, MRC Senior Clinical Fellow, Honorary Consultant Liver Pancreas and Biliary Surgeon, Centre for Inflammation Research

University of Edinburgh Chair: Susan Shenkin 

“Towards precision medicine in acute pancreatitis.”

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Damian is an MRC Senior Clinical Fellow in the University of Edinburgh Centre for Inflammation Research, and a liver and pancreas surgeon at the Royal Infirmary. Damian’s research is focussed on acute pancreatitis (AP), specifically investigating the molecular mechanisms that underpin systemic inflammation and the development of multiple organ failure. Damian is the academic PI on a Discovery Partnership with Academia with GSK, translating inhibitors of the kynurenine pathway into the clinic as therapy for AP. His senior fellowship is studying senescence as a legacy of systemic inflammation, and as a cause of organ hypofunction after experimental pancreatitis. Damian has a vision of making precision medicine in AP a reality, but does not underestimate that challenge! 

ALL ARE WELCOME

 

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