May
24
Fri
Artificial Intelligence: How to Ensure it Benefits Patients? @ Lecture Theatre 2, Academic Centre, John Radcliffe Hospital
May 24 @ 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm
Artificial Intelligence: How to Ensure it Benefits Patients? @ Lecture Theatre 2, Academic Centre, John Radcliffe Hospital

As part of the NIHR Oxford Biomedical Research Centre’s Open Day, a panel of experts will discuss how artificial intelligence can be used to benefit patients and the challenges that it presents. The discussion will be chaired by Professor Lionel Tarassenko, world-leading expert in the application of signal processing to medical systems.

Breakthroughs in Asthma Treatment @ Lecture Theatre 2, Academic Centre, John Radcliffe Hospital
May 24 @ 2:30 pm – 3:10 pm
Breakthroughs in Asthma Treatment @ Lecture Theatre 2, Academic Centre, John Radcliffe Hospital

As part of the NIHR Oxford Biomedical Research Centre’s Open Day, Professor Ian Pavord will discuss emerging treatments for asthma, a condition that affects 5.4 million people in the UK. Professor Pavord is an internationally renowned researcher with a particular interest in asthma, chronic pulmonary disease and chronic cough.

Stopping the Spread of a Superfungus in Intensive Care @ Lecture Theatre 2, Academic Centre, John Radcliffe Hospital
May 24 @ 3:20 pm – 4:10 pm
Stopping the Spread of a Superfungus in Intensive Care @ Lecture Theatre 2, Academic Centre, John Radcliffe Hospital

As part of the NIHR Oxford Biomedical Research Centre’s Open Day, Dr David Eyre, an infectious diseases researcher and clinician, and Dr Katie Jeffery, Consultant in Microbiology at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, will discuss how they used infection prevention and control best practice, whole genome sequencing and electronic patient data to halt an outbreak of a potentially deadly fungal pathogen at the John Radcliffe Hospital between 2015 and 2017.