Cystic Fibrosis Trust Industry Symposium - Accelerating CF Research

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Join us at our industry symposium and unlock the potential of collaborating with Cystic Fibrosis Trust. Find out how we can support your research and move your projects closer to those living with cystic fibrosis. Speakers from industry and academia will share their experiences of working with the Trust and there will be opportunities for one to one networking over lunch.

When? The symposium is taking place from 10.30am to 1.30pm on Wednesday 5 June

Where? Glasgow Science Centre, Pacific Quay, G51 1EA

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The programme for the event is now available. Please download it prior to the event as copies won't be available on the day.

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  • Agenda

    10.30-11am Registration - Tea and coffee

    11-11.15am Welcome and introduction - from Symposium chair, Professor Jane Davies, Imperial College London

    11.15-11.20am Overview of Cystic Fibrosis Trust

    11.20-11.30am The power of CF community involvement - Case study from CF Antimicrobial Resistance Syndicate, Dr Deborah O'Neil, NovaBiotics Ltd 

    11.30-11.40am Supporting research through partnerships and funding Commercialising a novel medicine for CF through pre-clinical and clinical development with support from Cystic Fibrosis Trust, Professor Janis Shute, Ockham Biotech Ltd

    11.40-11.50pm Supporting and delivering commercial clinical trials, Professor Alex Horsley, Manchester Adults CF Centre

    11.50-12.00pm Driving research and informing CF care through healthcare data - working in partnership with UK CF Registry, Professor Nick Simmonds, Royal Brompton Hospital / Imperial College London

    12.00-12.30 Panel Q&A

    12.30-1.30pm Networking lunch


  • Who should attend?     

    • Biotech Startups and Innovators working on therapies that can be used to treat people with CF 
    • Pharmaceutical companies involved in CF and respiratory health discovery and development 
    • Companies developing diagnostic tools and tests to detect and monitor lung health for people with CF 
    • Technology and data analytics firms with approaches that can be applied to transform interventions for CF and respiratory health. 
    • Researchers & Clinicians working in the field of CF and respiratory health who want to  progress their science closer to interventions for people with CF

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