Kennedy Institute Seminars

Weekly seminar held at the Bernard Sunley Lecture Theatre every Monday at 12pm at the Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology by an external Guest Speaker. At Kennedy we focus on understanding the causes of chronic inflammatory conditions to develop new treatments that change lives.We are located in our own purpose designed building at the heart of the University of Oxford’s Old Road campus, a premier site for translational research in Oxford.
Type: Seminar Series
Series organiser: Jo Silva (NDORMS)
Web Address: http://www.kennedy.ox.ac.uk/upcoming-events
Organising department: Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences (NDORMS)

Talks:

Monday 29 July 2019 (14th Week, Trinity Term)

A microbiome perspective on metabolic diseases.
Date: 29 July 2019, 12:00 - 13:00 (Monday, 14th week, Trinity 2019)
Speaker : Dr Jethro Johnson (The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine, Connecticut)
Venue: Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology, Headington OX3 7FY
Venue Details: Bernard Sunley Lecture Theatre
Organisers: Jennifer Pope (Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology), Jo Silva (NDORMS)
Host: Professor Fiona Powrie (Kennedy Institute of Rheumatlogy)

Tuesday 30 July 2019 (14th Week, Trinity Term)

Toward rationale therapy for scleroderma
Date: 30 July 2019, 12:00 - 13:00 (Tuesday, 14th week, Trinity 2019)
Speaker : Prof John Varga (Director of Northwestern Scleroderma Program; John and Nancy Hughes Distinguished Professor in Rheumatology at the Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago)
Venue: Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology, Headington OX3 7FY
Venue Details: Bernard Sunley Lecture Theatre
Organisers: Jennifer Pope (Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology), Jo Silva (NDORMS)
Host: Professor Kim Midwood (Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology)

Monday 2 September 2019 (19th Week, Trinity Term)

Evolutionary Selection and Constraint on Human Knee Chondrocyte Regulation Impacts Osteoarthritis Risk
Date: 2 September 2019, 12:00 - 13:00 (Monday, 19th week, Trinity 2019)
Speaker : Dr Terence Capellini (Richard B. Wolf Associate Professor of Human Evolutionary Biology at Harvard University)
Venue: Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology, Headington OX3 7FY
Venue Details: Bernard Sunley Lecture Theatre
Organisers: Jennifer Pope (Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology), Jo Silva (NDORMS)
Host: Professor Tonia Vincent (Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology)

Editors: Nicole Harris, Abigail Ludlow, Jo Silva, Jennifer Pope, Tiyamike Muluzi, Anne Bowtell