Seminar Dr Jayashree Sahni 'Early drug development: An exciting area for research(ers).'

1:10pm - 2:10pm / Wednesday 8th November 2017 / Venue: Rooms G12-G15, Ground floor, William Henry Duncan Apex Building
Type: Seminar / Category: Research / Series: Institute of Ageing & Chronic Disease seminar series
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  • Suitable for: Suitable for all research scientists including senior academics, postdocs and PhDs across all scientific disciplines.
  • Admission: Free to staff and students
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Dr Jayashree Sahni, MB BS, FRCOphth MD Translational Medicine Leader, Ophthalmology, Roche Pharma, Basel
‘Early drug development: an exciting area for research(ers).’
Dr Sahni is an ophthalmologist with experience in clinical management and research of retinal diseases who has moved to a career in drug development in big pharma. She previously worked in St. Paul’s Eye Unit, Royal Liverpool University Hospital.
Jayashree will describe her experience in moving from the NHS to Pharma as a clinician scientist. She will describe drug development with examples from a range of therapeutic areas. She will cover potential academia/industry collaboration and career opportunities.
The session will be suitable for all research scientists including senior academics, post-docs and PhDs across all scientific disciplines.
The session will be followed by an afternoon symposium on clinical research in ophthalmology and vision science in the Postgraduate Centre of RLUH with a focus on developing clinical academics and clinical trials from the perspective of the NHS and Pharma.
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