Frontiers in Transplantation: Clinical Excellence Though Innovation 8 - 9th September 2016, Short Course

Frontiers in Transplantation: Clinical Excellence Though Innovation 8 - 9th September 2016, Short Course

  • Application Deadline
  • 2 days
    Duration
University rank #23 (QS) ,
The two-day course covered recent developments in basic transplantation immunology alongside the latest cutting-edge clinical research, with an emphasis on the ‘bench-to-bedside’ strategies being pursued within the MRC Centre for Transplantation and King’s College London.

About

By the end of the two day course, attendees had gained insight into;
  • The problems facing a transplant due to activation of the innate immune system and novels ways to overcome this.
  • The evidence suggesting an important role for B cells in the anti-donor response
  • Mechanisms of chronic rejection
  • Clinical trials in chronic rejection organised by KCL
  • Mechanisms of tolerance to transplants and novel strategies to promote tolerance
  • Recognising the activation state of the immune system post-transplantation
  • State of the art in cell therapies in transplantation

Accreditation

Accredited for Continuing Professional Development by the Royal College of Physicians (12 credits)
Participants will receive a certificate of attendance on completion of the course.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: 01/09/2015
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 2 days
  • Credits
    Continuing Professional Development (CPD) alternative credits

    The course is accredited for 12 Continuing Professional Development credits by the Royal College of Physicians

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • The problems facing a transplant due to activation of the innate immune system and novels ways to overcome this.
  • The evidence suggesting an important role for B cells in the anti-donor response
  • Mechanisms of chronic rejection
  • Clinical trials in chronic rejection organised by KCL
  • Mechanisms of tolerance to transplants and novel strategies to promote tolerance
  • Recognising the activation state of the immune system post-transplantation
  • State of the art in cell therapies in transplantation

Audience

Scientists
Clinicians
Researchers
Students
Industry Members

Lecturers

Professor Anthony Dorling
Professor Giovanna Lombardi
Dr Claudia Kemper
Dr Lesley Smyth
Dr Chris Callaghan
Dr Nizam Mamode
Dr Richard Smith
Dr Martin Drage
Dr Kin Yee Shiu
Dr Maria Hernandez-Fuentes
Prof. Alberto Sanchez-Fueyo
Dr Timothy Tree
Dr David Game and Dr Niloufar Safinia
Dr Jaqueline Barry

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

  • Applicants should ideally be educated to at least MA level, and it is recommended that applicants have an academic and/or professional background or research interest in transplantation immunology. The course is accessible for current PhD students in the Life Sciences.

Tuition Fee

Course Fees
External
£250.00
Internal
£60
(King's College London & Guy's & St Thomas' NHS trust staff are eligible a reduced rate)

Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

N/A

StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.