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Diabetes and Diabetic Foot – The Unmet Clinical Need – updated

23.01.2014 @ 9:00 am - 3:45 pm

| Free

Venue

Novotel Cardiff
Schooner Way, Cardiff, CF10 4RT United Kingdom

Organiser

MediWales/ KTN
Phone:
02920 473456
Email:
23
January

09.00              Arrival and coffee

09.30              Event objectives and review of funding opportunities

– Professor Mehdi Tavakoli, Technical Director, HealthTech & Medicines KTN

09.45             Welcome from MediWales

– Gwyn Tudor, Forum Manager, MediWales

10.00             Health Research Wales – Bridging the Gap

– David Powell, Lead Industry Manager, Health Research Wales

10.15             Diabetes – the extent of the problem

– Professor Colin Dayan, Professor of Clinical Diabetes and Metabolism, Director, Institute of Molecular and Experimental Medicine, Cardiff School of Medicine

10.40               Diabetic foot disease – the challenge and unmet clinical need

– Professor William Jeffcoate, Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, City Hospital, Nottingham

11.05             Refreshment break

11.30             The four ‘D’ needs – Dressings, devices, diagnostics and drugs

– Professor Keith Harding, Welsh Wound Innovation Centre

11.55             Evaluation of new approaches

– Professor Peter Vowden, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Bradford Royal Infirmary

12.20             Measuring success?

– Professor Ceri Phillips, School of Medicine, Swansea University 

12.45             Lunch

Parallel Breakout Sessions

13.30             The need for diagnostics

–  Professor Peter Vowden, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Bradford Royal Infirmary

– Kathryn Vowden, Wound Care Nurse Consultant, Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

–  Professor Paul Davis, Founder and Chief Scientific Officer, Mologic, Cardiff University Honorary Visiting Professor

Beating infection

–  Dr Brendan Healy, Consultant in Microbiology and Infectious Disease, Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

– Jacqui Fletcher, Clinical Strategy Director, Welsh Wound Innovation Centre

– Dr Robin Howe, Consultant Microbiologist, Public Health Wales

What drugs for which problem?

– Professor Colin Dayan, Professor of Clinical Diabetes and Metabolism, Director, Institute of Molecular and Experimental Medicine, Cardiff School of Medicine

15.00 pm        Refreshments

15.30 pm        Summing up

Professor Keith Harding, Welsh Wound Innovation Centre

15.45 pm        Closing comments

– Professor Mehdi Tavakoli, Technical Director, HealthTech & Medicines KTN