6th DCAT Annual Lecture - Professor Sarah Tabrizi

Speaker: 
Professor Sarah Tabrizi
Institution: 
UCL
Date: 
Thursday, 23 November, 2017 - 13:00
Location: 
Gannochy Trust Lecture Theatre, Level 7, Ninewells Hospital & Medical School

Professor Sarah Tabrizi is coming to Dundee to give the 6th DCAT Annual Lecture on 23rd November 2017. The lecture focussed on Huntington’s Disease, and her career as a clinical academic will be held at 1pm in the Gannochy Trust Lecture Theatre, Ninewells Hospital & Medical School, (with soup and a sandwich available from 12.30pm).

Professor Tabrizi’s clinical research interests are in neurogenetics and particulary Huntington’s disease (HD), where she has a major clinical research initiative in her HD clinic towards the identification of surrogate biomarkers of disease progression as an aid to development of therapeutics; she is currently using proteomics, metabonomics, microarray and imaging techniques amongst others to aid the identification of biomarkers in HD. For full details see her HD research website at www.hdresearch.ucl.ac.uk

Professor Tabrizi is a brilliant and inspiring speaker and her talk will appeal to all – from medical students to senior academics, and from basic scientists to clinicians. Everybody is welcome and we look forward to seeing you there!

Department: 
CMDN