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CM-Path Biomarker Workshop

The deadline for registrations for the CM-Path Biomarker Workshop until 5pm this Thursday – only a few spaces remain. Please share this opportunity with your networks.

CM-Path Workshop: Current and Future Challenges for Innovative Biomarker Development

Date: 12 April 2017 Location: Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street,

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Node Newsletter

Please find below the first Newcastle Molecular Pathology Node Newsletter. In this edition we provide the highlights of the Node’s winter engagement events and update you on Partner activities and any other relevant events and opportunities.

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Funding Calls 2017

Please follow the links below to find out about upcoming funding calls from different initiatives.

MRC Confidence in Concept

MRC Confidence in Concept Funding – Guidance Spring 2017

NIHR RfPB

http://www.nihr.ac.uk/funding-and-support/funding-for-research-studies/how-to-apply/research-programmes/research-for-patient-benefit/rfpb-current-and-future-calls.htm

MRC

https://www.mrc.ac.uk/funding/deadlines/fellowships-application-submission-deadlines/

Wellcome Trust

https://wellcome.ac.uk/funding/scheme-finder

CRUK

http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/funding-for-researchers/our-funding-schemes

BHF

https://www.bhf.org.uk/research/information-for-researchers/how-to-apply

Parkinson’s UK

https://www.parkinsons.org.uk/node/83688

ARUK

http://www.arthritisresearchuk.org/research/information-for-applicants/grant-application-deadlines.aspx

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TKL & 100k Genomes Project: Genomics in Medicine Training – BOOKING NOW OPEN

There is a significant need for education on genomics amongst healthcare professionals; a basic understanding on the current molecular diagnostics offer is essential prior to the adoption of genomic-based medicine. The Nottingham Molecular Pathology Node (NMPN) and the 100K Genome Project are running a series of training days for consultants to introduce genomic medicine and the 100K Genome Project.

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Molecular Diagnostics at Newcastle-Node Industry event

The Node recently took part in the Newcastle University NAHP Industry Month with a day-long event to showcase Node-related work. The title for the event was ‘Molecular Diagnostics at Newcastle’ and it was held on the 2nd March 2017.

The purpose of the event was to bring industry together with the Node research community to identify potential collaboration opportunities around molecular diagnostics and image analysis.

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Top Newcastle Microbiologist recognised on the Pathologist Power List

Dr Alice Wort, a Specialist Registrar in Microbiology at Newcastle’s Royal Victoria Infirmary, and Clinical Research Fellow in the Institute for Cellular Medicine at Newcastle University specialises in Paediatric Pneumonia and Empyema.

The Power List for 2016 included those pathologists and laboratory professionals who were deemed to be ‘the best of the best’ and Dr Wort is one of only 4 UK based pathologists to be included.

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Upcoming Seminar- Computational cytometry: new perspectives to interpret high-dimensional immunology data

Monday 6th February

Speaker:      Dr Yvan Saeys, Data Mining & Modelling for Biomedicine, Inflammation Research Center, University of Ghent

Venue:                Baddiley Clark Seminar Room

Time:                   13.00 – 14.00

Title:                    Computational cytometry: new perspectives to interpret high-dimensional immunology data

http://www.dambi.ugent.be/members/yvan_saeys

 

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Node Industry Event-2nd March 2017

Molecular Diagnostics at Newcastle

02 March 2017

Research Beehive, Newcastle University

Duration:

10:00-17:00

Aim: The purpose of the event is to bring industry together with the research community to identify potential collaboration opportunities around molecular diagnostics and image analysis.

We will have a series of presentations from our research groups about their latest discoveries.

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Proximity Lab Opening Ceremony

The state of the art ‘Proximity Laboratory’ was officially unveiled by Newcastle Hospitals’ Chief Executive Sir Leonard Fenwick and Newcastle University Vice-Chancellor-elect Professor Chris Day who presided over the official opening in early December.

Based within the RVI’s Department of Cellular Pathology (the largest of its kind in the North East),

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