The National Institute for Health Research/Wellcome Trust Imperial Clinical Research Facility (ICRF) is opening its doors and offering an opportunity for guests to see inside the unit at Hammersmith Hospital. On the afternoon of Thursday, January 19 2017, there will be a guided tour and presentations from leading Principal Investigators at Imperial College London and Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust; a talk on the Industry perspective of using the ICRF and the chance to network over drinks and canapes from 5pm.

Guests are invited from 3 – 6pm at the Imperial Clinical Research Facilty, Imperial Centre for Translational and Experimental Medicine, Hammersmith Hospital, W12 0HS.

 15:00 Welcome and formal opening of the meeting
Chair: Dr David Lewis, Imperial CRF, Head of Clinical Studies
 15:05 Professor Martin Wilkins, Imperial CRF, Director
The NIHR/Wellcome Trust CRF: working with industry
 15:25 Dr Sonya Abraham, Imperial CRF, Consultant Research Physician
A PI perspective on Imperial CRF/industry relationships
 15:45 Ola Adamson, Biomarin Europe Ltd, Senior Clinical Research Associate
Industry experience of working with the Imperial CRF; a gene therapy study in haemophilia A
 16:05 Professor Julian Walters, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, Gastroenterology Consultant
Developing new candidates to treat diarrhoea: working with Industry
 16:25 Michael George, Covance
CRO perspective of working with the Imperial CRF
 16:45 Ravi Chana, NIHR Office for Clinical Research infrastructure (NOCRI), Business Development Manager
Collaborations across the NIHR
 17:05 Tours of the Imperial CRF
 Networking opportunity over drinks and canapes

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