APAM 2023 Liverpool

PROGRAMME AT A GLANCE

Thursday 20 April 2023 – ECR Workshop

09:00 – 09:10        Introduction & Welcome
                                           Professor Sir Munir Pirmohamed
09:10 – 09:40         Top Tips for Publishing
                                            Science Translational Medicine – Dr Orla Smith
                                          The Lancet – Dr Jonathan Pimm
09:40 – 10:25        Research Ethics:

Research equity: Supporting clinical trials in primary care through pharmacy  

Professor Mahendra G Patel, Pharmacy, and Inclusion and Diversity Lead PRINCIPLE and PANORAMIC trials, University of Oxford

Ethical issues associated with genomics research

Professor Serena Nik-Zainal, Professor of Genomic Medicine and Bioinformatics and an NIHR Research Professor at the University of Cambridge

10:25 – 10:45         Break
10:45 – 11:25         Collaboration abroad and at home

Equitable global partnerships 

Professor Catriona Waitt, Professor of Clinical Pharmacology and Global Health at the University of Liverpool

The role of clinical academics in the NHS 

Professor Charlotte Summers, NIHR CRN National Specialty Lead for Critical Care

11:25 – 11:45         How the MRC supports clinical academic training and careers

Professor Rosalind L Smyth CBE FMedSci, Director of the UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health

11:45 – 12:10         ECRs Session – have your say

Thursday 20 April 2023 – MAIN MEETING PROGRAMME

13:00 – 15:10         Symposium 1
Open Themes in partnership with The American Society for Clinical Investigation

Joint Chairs:

Professor Sir Munir Pirmohamed

Professor of Pharmacology & Therapeutics, University of Liverpool Professor Hossein Ardehali

Cardiologist, Northwestern MSTP Director, Past president of ASCI, Deputy Editor of Journal of Clinical Investigation

13:00 -13:05          Welcome – 116th Annual Meeting

AoP Honorary Secretary: Professor Julian Knight

Professor of Genomic Medicine at the University of Oxford 

AoP President: Professor Sir Munir Pirmohamed

Professor of Pharmacology & Therapeutics, University of Liverpool

13:05 -13:30          The George Griffin Lecture

Learning from SARS-CoV-2 sequencing: What next? 

Professor Sharon Peacock CBE FMedSci MRCP Professor of Public Health and Microbiology, University of Cambridge

13:30 -14:20         Oral Presentations x 5
14:20-14:30           Plenary – Collaboration between ASCI and AoPBGI

Professor Hossein Ardehali

Cardiologist, Northwestern MSTP Director, Past president of ASCI, Deputy Editor of Journal of Clinical Investigation

14:30 -14:45          Q&A Discussion
14:45 -15:10          Flash Posters
15:10 – 15:30         Tea and Coffee
15:30 – 17:40         Symposium 2
Genomics in Partnership with the British Pharmacological Society

Joint Chairs:

Professor Rebecca Fitzgerald

Professor of Cancer Prevention at the University of Cambridge and Director, Early Cancer Institute

Professor Sir Mark Caulfield

Vice Principal for Health, Director of the NIHR Barts Biomedical Research Centre, Queen Mary University of London

President-Elect, the British Pharmacological Society

15:30 – 15:35         Welcome from the British Pharmacological Society

Professor Sir Mark Caulfield

Vice Principal for Health, Director of the NIHR Barts Biomedical Research Centre, Queen Mary University of London

President-Elect, the British Pharmacological Society

15:35 – 16:00         Plenary

Utilising the power of cancer whole genome sequencing for clinical purposes 

Professor Serena Nik-Zainal Professor of Genomic Medicine and Bioinformatics and an NIHR Research Professor at the University of Cambridge

16:00 – 16:40         Oral Presentations x 4
16:40 – 17:05         Plenary

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning at GSK 

Dr Kim Branson Senior Vice President and Global Head of AI/ML at GSK

17:05 – 17:20         Q&A Discussion
17:20 – 17:40         Flash Posters
17:40 – 18:00         Meet our partners, poster viewing

The Spine

18:00 – 19:30         Networking Evening

The Spine

19:30 – 23:00         Dinner

Liverpool Football Club

Friday 21 April 2023 – MAIN MEETING PROGRAMME

09:00 -10:40         Symposium 3
Infectious Diseases in Partnership with Science Translational Medicine

Joint Chairs:

Professor Saye Khoo

Professor of Pharmacology & Therapeutics, University of Liverpool Dr Orla Smith

Managing Editor, Science Translational Medicine

09:00 – 09:05       Welcome from Science Translational Medicine

Dr Orla Smith

Managing Editor, Science Translational Medicine

09:05 – 09:30        Plenary

The global outbreaks of human mpox virus infection: where are we now a year on?

Professor Chloe Orkin

Clinical Professor of HIV Medicine at Queen Mary University of London

09:30 – 10:00       Oral Presentations x 3
10:00 – 10:25         Plenary

Tackling emerging infections from Blackpool to Bangkok and back again

Professor Tom Solomon CBE FRCP FMedSci,

Director of The Pandemic Institute, Vice President (International) of the UK Academy of Medical Sciences, Director of the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Health Protection Research Unit in Emerging and Zoonotic Infections, and Chair of Neurological Science at the University of Liverpool and the Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust

10:25 – 10:40         Q&A Discussion
10:40 – 11:00         Tea and Coffee
11:00 – 13:10         Symposium 4
Data Science Symposium

Joint Chairs:

Professor Julian Knight

Professor of Genomic Medicine at the University of Oxford 

Dr Lauren Walker

Senior Clinical Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics and Internal Medicine

11:00 – 11:05         Welcome 

Professor Julian Knight

Dr Lauren Walker

11:05 – 11:30         Plenary

From bench to bedside in record time: a fresh approach to data access for research and development

Dr Tim Ferris

National Director of Transformation at NHS England and NHS Improvement

11:30 – 12:30         Oral Presentations x 6
12:30 – 12:55         The Osler Lecture:

Translating medical science into benefit: some observations from academia, industry and government

Sir Patrick Vallance KCB FRS FMedSci FRCP

UK Government Chief Scientific Adviser and National Technology Adviser

12:55 – 13:10         Q&A Discussion
13:10 – 14:00         Lunch and Poster Viewing
14:00 – 15:55         Symposium 5
Neurological Diseases in Partnership with the Lancet

Joint Chairs:

Professor Charlotte Summers

NIHR CRN National Specialty Lead for Critical Care 

Dr Jonathan Pimm

Senior medical editor, The Lancet

14:00 – 14:05         Welcome from the Lancet

Dr Jonathan Pimm

Senior medical editor, The Lancet

14:05 – 14:30         Plenary

Motor neuron disease: a neurodegenerative disorder poised for successful therapeutic translation

Professor Dame Pamela Shaw DBE FMedSci

Professor of Neurology at the University of Sheffield and Director of: the Sheffield Institute for Translational Neuroscience (SITraN); the NIHR Sheffield Biomedical Research Centre for Translational Neuroscience; the Sheffield Care and Research Centre for Motor Neuron Disorders and the cross-faculty Sheffield Neuroscience Institute

14:30 – 15:00         Oral Presentations x 3
15:00 – 15:25         Plenary

Title: Novel therapies for Parkinson’s Professor Tom Foltynie

Professor of Neurology in the Department of Clinical and Movement Neurosciences, UCL Institute of Neurology and Consultant Neurologist at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London

15:25 – 15:40         Q&A Discussion
15:40 – 15:45         Fellows Inauguration
15:45 – 15:55         Prizes and close