HLS Annual Research Lecture: Creating a New Taxonomy of Disease

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HLS lecture

Who this event is for

  • Everyone


JHB Lecture Theatre, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Campus, Gipsy Lane site


Professor Sir John Bell has been invited to Oxford Brookes to discuss the future of medicine and the role of the Oxford Academic Health Sciences Centre. His research interests are in the area of autoimmune disease and immunology where he has contributed to the understanding of immune activation in a range of autoimmune diseases. In 1993, he founded the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, one of the world’s leading centres for complex trait common disease genetics.

About the Speaker:

Sir John Bell

Professor Sir John Bell, Regius Professor of Medicine at University of Oxford and Chair of the Oxford Academic Health Sciences Centre

In December 2011, Sir John was appointed one of two UK Life Sciences Champions by the Prime Minister. He sits on the board of Genome England Limited and chairs its Science Advisory Committee. He was appointed Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire (GBE) in the 2015 New Year Honours for services to medicine, medical research and the life science industry.

This event is supported by Science Oxford. There will be a drinks reception following this event.