AORTA: FROM STRUCTURE TO RUPTURE Inaugural meeting of the Liverpool Aortic Biomechanics and Biochemistry (LABB) Research Group.

9:00am - 5:00pm / Tuesday 17th July 2018 / Venue: Mason Bibby Common Room Harrison Hughes Building
Type: Meeting / Category: Research
  • Suitable for: Staff and students
  • Admission: Free to staff and students
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An interdisciplinary meeting bringing together clinicians, engineers and life scientists to explore state-of-the-art in aortic pathology research.
Key topics include:
Biochemistry and biomechanics of ascending/thoracic aneurysms
Surgical challenges for thoracic aneurysms
Behcet's disease
Novel techniques for vascular research – CT, AFM, Fast Digital
Laser Sheet Microscopy and nanoindentation
Structure and development of the aorta
Mechanical Circulatory Support

Our speakers:
Professor Rob Moots Institute of Ageing and Chronic Disease, University of Liverpool
Professor Deborah Henderson Institute of Genetic Medicine, Newcastle University
Professor Kennedy Cruickshank Cardiovascular Medicine & Diabetes, King’s College London and President of the Artery Society.
Dr Liz Laird Institute of Ageing and Chronic Disease, University of Liverpool
Dr Phornphop Naiyanetr Department of Biomedical Engineering, Mahidol University, Thailand
Dr Hannah Davies Institute of Integrative Biology, University of Liverpool
Dr Bill Chaudhry Institute of Genetic Medicine, Newcastle University
Dr Ya Hua Chim School of Engineering, University of Liverpool
Dr Colin Grant Hitachi High-Technologies Europe, Daresbury
Dr Lucy Walton School of Health Sciences, University of Salford
Mr Omar Nawaytou Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital
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It’s free and lunch will be provided.