Keynote Speakers

Meet the six academically distinguished keynote lecturers of ICMS 2017! They are going to share with our participants the great innovations in the area of Cardiothoracic surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Prenatal Gene Therapy, Oncology and Infectious diseases.

Dr Mike Clark

MD
Lecture topic: The Challenges Of Writing A Medical Textbook
Affiliation:

Princess Grace Hospital, London

Interests:

Medical Education, Gastroenterology

Prof. Parveen Kumar

CBE, BSc, MD, FRCP, FRCP(E)
Lecture topic: Life is Not A Rehearsal
Affiliation:

Professor of Medicine and Education at Barts and the London School of Medicine, Queen Mary University of London and Hon consultant physician at Barts and the London Hospitals and the Homerton Hospital.

Interests:

Medical Education, Gastroenterology

Prof. Gianni Angelini

MD, MCh, FRCS, FETCS, FMedSci
Lecture topic: Taking engineering to the heart
Affiliation:

Cardiac surgeon at University of Bristol
British Heart Foundation Chair of Cardiac Surgery in Bristol

Interests:

Adult and Paediatric Cardiac Surgery & Cardiac Surgery Research
Angiogenesis and regenerative medicine

Dr. Rebecca Spencer

MD
Lecture topic: Medicine of the Future - The EVERREST Project: can maternal gene therapy treat severe fetal growth restriction?
Affiliation:

Clinical Research Fellow at UCL

Interests:

Obstetrics and Gynecology, Prenatal Gene Therapy

Prof. Robert Thomas

Mb, ChB, MRCP, MD, FRCR
Lecture topic: Evidence for Lifestyle and nutritional strategies in the prevention and treatment of cancer and other chronic medical conditions
Affiliation:

Senior Clinical Tutor Cambridge University
Consultant Oncologist at Bedford and Addenbrooke's Cambridge University NHS Trusts

Interests:

Strong research interest on how lifestyle interacts with the cancer process and how an optimal lifestyle can improve quality of life and disease outcome following a diagnosis of cancer. Studies involving chemotherapy, biological therapies, hormones and radiotherapy.

Prof. Tomas Hanke

MSc BSc PhD
Lecture topic: Attacking HIV where it hurts
Affiliation:

University of Oxford

Interests:

Immunology & Infectious Disease, HIV-1, Vaccine