Global Cambridge in Leeds

Global Cambridge in Leeds

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  • Victoria Square and the Town Hall, Leeds
    Victoria Square and the Town Hall, Leeds
Meet up with fellow alumni and immerse yourself in the University's world-leading research at Global Cambridge in Leeds.
Saturday, 14 October 2017 - 2.30pm to 6.00pm BST
Open to: 
Alumni and guests

After refreshments on arrival, you will be welcomed by Pro-Vice-Chancellor Professor Graham Virgo and hear our keynote presentation by Professor Andrew McCaskie: 'From steel to stem cells - regenerative strategies in orthopaedic surgery'.

A question-and-answer session follows before the afternoon's programme concludes with a drinks reception.

About the Global Cambridge series

The series showcases how Cambridge research is trail-blazing the path to new discoveries, ideas and inventions. In 2017, we've visited Bristol, Edinburgh, Hong Kong, Düsseldorf, Singapore, Melbourne and Sydney, with Leeds, London, New York, Paris and San Francisco still to come.

Speakers

Professor Andrew McCaskie

Professor Andrew McCaskie

Professor Andrew McCaskie is an orthopaedic surgeon with a specialism in lower limb surgery and related research. His studies focus on developing innovative solutions, particularly regenerative, for patients with musculoskeletal disease.

Professor McCaskie is the Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Head of the Department of Surgery at Cambridge. He is also the Director of the Arthritis Research UK Tissue Engineering Centre, which brings together leading clinicians, engineers and biologists from research and clinical groups to develop regenerative therapies for people with osteoarthritis.

His aim is to develop innovative therapies for musculoskeletal disease, particularly for osteoarthritis which affects around eight million people in the UK alone. He is currently developing translational pathways for regenerative therapy in this area, linking laboratory research with clinical treatment, including clinical trials.

Price: 
Free of charge

Enquire about late availability

Tel: 
+44 (0)1223 332288

Location

Royal Armouries Museum
Armouries Drive
Leeds
LS10 1LT
United Kingdom

Location information

See directions on the Armouries Museum website: royalarmouries.org/visit-us/leeds