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Aorta: Structure to Rupture

Date: 29 July 2019 10:13

Aorta: Structure to Rupture takes place on Wednesday 25 September 2019

Venue: Foresight Centre, University of Liverpool

The 2nd annual meeting of the Liverpool Aortic Biomechanics and Biochemistry (LABB) Research Group aims to bring together clinicians, engineers and life scientists to explore state-of-the-art in aortic pathology research.

Key topics will include:
  • Biochemistry and biomechanics of ascending/thoracic aneurysms
  • Surgical challenges for thoracic aneurysms
  • Novel bioengineering techniques for vascular research including computational and experimental modelling/testing

Speakers will include:

  • Professor John Pepper Royal Brompton Hospital, London
  • Dr Vanessa Diaz UCL Mechanical Engineering, University College London
  • Dr Selene Pirola Department of Chemical Engineering, Imperial College
  • Dr Hannah Davies Institute of Integrative Biology, University of Liverpool
  • Dr Jill Madine Institute of Integrative, University of Liverpool
  • Dr Timothy Fairbairn, Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital
  • Mr Mark Field, Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital
  • Mr Omar Nawaytou, Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital
  • Dr Victoria McKay, Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital 

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