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Research Conference a success

R&I Conference

The 2013 CMFT Research Conference on Tuesday, held in association with MAHSC, was a great opportunity to share ideas and promote research findings with colleagues. Oral and poster presentation competitions were runthroughout the day, celebrating excellent multidisciplinary research. Prizes were awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place for both forms of presentation.

Full programme

The conference featured keynote addresses from:

Professor Mark Caulfield: Genomic Medicine - Time for Translation

Director of the William Harvey Research Institute at Queen Mary, University of London
Chief Scientist for Genomics England

Professor Bernard Keavney

British Heart Foundation Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine
Director of the Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences

Professor Deborah Symmons

Professor of Rheumatology & Musculoskeletal Epidemiology
Director of the NIHR Manchester Musculoskeletal Biomedical Research Unit

Other highlights of the programme included:

  • Talks from some of Manchester's up and coming researchers
  • Research facility and organisation information stands
  • Free lunch