Academic Trainee Events
The college runs two educational half day sessions each year.
Developing a Research Career
This session is for ACFs and includes career pathways for Clinical Academics, advice regarding Fellowship applications, and information regarding conducting clinical trials.
Details of this year's session are below.
Academic Oportunities for Junior Doctors - How to have a successful Career in Academic Medicine - getting a Clinical training Fellowship.
Wednesday 12th September 2012
Wolfson Conference Centre, Hammersmith Hospital, Du Cane Road, London, W12 ONN
The presentations from the event are below:
Professor Waljit S Dhillo, Imperial College - Clinical Academic Training Pathway
Harriet Warburton, MRC - MRC Funded Research Opportunities
Dr James Fenton, NIHR - NIHR Reseearch Training Opportunities
Dr Victoria Salem, Imperial College - Clinical Fellow at Imperial Colllege - how I got here and what I'm doing
Kathryn Adcock, Wellcome Trust - Getting started in Research
Programme: Imperial Academic Training Day
Academic Trainees Annual Event
This include research talks from external speakers and trainees and a poster session. Details of the 2013 Annual Event to be confirmed.
Details of the 2012 Annual Event are below.
ACADEMIC TRAINEES ANNUAL EVENT
Thursday 3rd May 2012
The event attended by approximately 50 of our Academic Clinical Fellows, Clinical Lectures and Clinical Research Fellows.
The guest speakers for the event were Dr Duncan Bassett – Reader in Endocrinology at Imperial College London who presentation was titled A career in academic medicine: a personal experience. And Professor David Adams, Chair of the Academy of Medical Sciences Mentoring Advisory Board whose presentation was entitled How to survive a career in academic medicine.
Over 30 abstracts were submitted for the event, those selected to give an oral presentations by the panel were the following:
Academic Clinical Fellow – Dr. Lynne Sykes L_Sykes
5dPGJ2 reduces NF-κB in peripheral blood mononuclear cells and reduces the production of the pro inflammatory cytokines IFN-γ and TNF-α in T helper cells.
Academic Clinical Fellow – Dr. Greg Scott G_Scott
Relevance of the expression “obs stable”: retrospective study.
Clinical Research Training Fellow – Dr. David Jackson D_Jackson
Rhinovirus Induces Th2 cytokines and chemokines in the Airways in Asthma.
Clinical Research Training Fellow – Dr. Jennifer Goldblatt J_Goldblatt
Cleavage of CXCL8 (IL8) by SpyCEP, a Streptococcus pyogenes protease interrupts cell signalling in the host.
Clinical Lecturer – Dr. Hazem Ibrahim H_Ibrahim
A comparison of the frequency of common lymphoma-associated gene rearrangements among B-Post transplant lymphoproliferative disorders (B-PTLD), B-cell HIV-lymphomas and diffuse large B-cell lymphoma in immune competent patients.
Clinical Lecturer – Dr. Anindita Roy A_Roy
Perturbation of fetal liver haematopoietic stem and progenitor cell development by trisomy 21
Congratulations go to the winners for best oral presentations who were Dr. Lynne Sykes, Dr. David Jackson and Dr. Aminida Roy, each receiving a prize from Professor Pusey.
Approximately 20 posters abstracts went on display at the event. Two prizes for the best presentation went to Dr Ankur Thapar, abstract entitled Cost-effectiveness of asymptomatic carotid endarterectomy and Dr Marisa Taylor-Clarke, abstract entitled The role of fetal Magnetic Resonance Imaging in High risk monochorionic diamniotic pregnancy.