Ethnic Diversity & Health

Joint Genome Science/Population Science Theme Research Workshop

Held on Friday 30th September 2011 1400-1730

Speakers & schedule

1400 Introduction: Mark Jobling & Paul Burton 
1410 Session 1: Diabetes & Cardiovascular Disease 
1410

Kamlesh Khunti (Health Sciences) 

Diabetes in South Asians

1430

Margaret Stone (Health Sciences)

Insulin initiation in people of South Asian origin: conducting and using qualitative research

1440

Annette Cashmore/Cas Kramer

Improving attitudes to, and knowledge of, genetics in BME communities

1450 Session discussion
1500 Session 2: Cancer & Clinical Genetics
1500

Julian Barwell (CSMM/Genetics) 

Why are familial cancer referral rates lower for BME groups?

1520

Paul Symonds (CSMM) 

Trust, Cancer Beliefs, Anxiety and Depression in Cancer Patients

1530

Simon Wagner (CSMM/MRC Tox) 

Geography, genes and lymphoma

1540 Session discussion 
1550 Break for tea/coffee & Posters 
1620 Session 3: Infectious & Respiratory Disease 
1620

Mike Barer (III) 

Tuberculosis epidemiology and host-pathogen coevolution

1640

Kumar Rajakumar (III)

Klebsellia pneumonia and pyogenic liver abscess

1650

Martin Tobin (Health Sciences) 

COPD studies

1700 Session discussion 
1710  General discussion 
1730 Close 

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College of Life Sciences
University of Leicester
Maurice Shock Building
University Road
Leicester
LE1 7RH