An Evening of Immunotherapy and Lung Cancer

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Oncology Society is pleased to invite you to

An Evening of Immunotherapy and Lung Cancer

This is an event not to be missed for anyone interested in cancer and current advances in treatment

Our guest speakers are:

Dr Aspa Spyrou, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
will be giving a talk on lung cancer

Dr Aine O’Reilly, Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust
will be addressing the complexities and the current approaches in immunotherapy

Thursday, March 16th 18:30-20:30
Glenister Seminar Room 1, Charing Cross Campus

Refreshments and Pizza will be provided!
RSVP on Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/events/1744556092541139/
NB: The event is free to attend.

Pilot Augmented Reality Technology

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Are you a year 1 or 2 medical student?
Do you want to be 1 of 20 entered into a £50 draw?
Do you want the chance to pilot AUGMENTED REALITY technology in the medical simulations field? Technology your peers won’t be using for years to come.
Get involved with our study. Only 20 places available. We are piloting new technology to teach the digital rectal examination. This is an exam you learn in your 3rd year and comes up in OSCEs! You will need to perform this exam throughout your career. Get a head start and come learn the DRE with our state of the art technology. Will require 1-2 hours of time. Hoping to arrange studies at Charing Cross.
For more details please email Louise Hufton on lh2413@ic.ac.uk
Please leave your shortcode and year of study.

Student Helpers needed for MRCP Exam

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3 student helpers are required to help out at an MRCP Examination run by Cardiology consultant, Dr Salmasi. MRCP examinations will be held at Central Middlesex on 2 weekends – 8th and 9th July, and 15th and 16th July. This is a fantastic opportunity to gain an insight into what an MRCP examination is like. Lunch and dinner, as well as M&S vouchers will also be provided.

Please email Dr Salmasi if you are able to help out on either of these weekends at a.salmasi@imperial.ac.uk.

IC HealthHack

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Imperial College Health Hack will be taking place on 18th-19th March in the Skempton Building.

Health Hack brings our community together to work on ideas which require interdisciplinary excellence. We are focused on serious games in the public health sector taking advantage of biomedical technologies. The mix of bioengineering, coding skills and domain-specific medical knowledge is why you should be excited about this event. You will also get to meet all the amazing researchers and developers who will be there to provide each team with genuine support and ideas because you will work on the causes they care about.

Find out more here.

How to run an Audit

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How to run an Audit by SORA – Thursday 9th March.

Join us for an evening of talks chaired by Dr Rossi, from Cambridge, going through the process of creating, running and managing an audit. We will present examples of successful audits with a view to giving you the best insight into the process, and teach you how to boost your CV and get involved in audits as a medical student.

Free for all ICSM medical students!
Find out more on the Facebook event – https://www.facebook.com/events/1843253295922359/

Faculty of Medicine inaugural lectures

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There are 2 exciting inaugural Faculty of Medicine lectures coming up –

How are the kids? Improving population child health and development, Professor Mitch Blair
8th March 2017, 17:30, Skempton Building, Imperial College South Kensington Campus:

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/how-are-the-kids-improving-population-child-health-and-development-tickets-30841807677

Caring for the critically ill: helping rebuild lives? Professor Stephen Brett
15th March 2017, 17:30, Royal School of Mines, Imperial College South Kensington Campus:

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/caring-for-the-critically-ill-helping-rebuild-lives-tickets-31161361471

Cambridge Neurological Symposium 2017

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Interested in Neurology, Neuroscience or Neurosurgery?
Want to improve your Neuroradiology for OSCEs?
Want Neuro Careers advice?
Want to present a poster or win a prize?
Want a certificate to add to your portfolio?
Want to drill a hole in a skull?
Do you like food and wine?

If you answered yes to any of the above, this is the event for you.
We have a fantastic line up this year with highlights including world renowned speakers, skull drilling, opportunity to learn about current active area of research and opportunity to present your own to win prizes (Part II posters welcome!).

The Symposium will be held at the ALICE FISHER LECTURE THEATRE and the DEAKIN CENTRE on the Addenbrookes site. We will be sending a full itinerary shortly.

To SUBMIT AN ABSTRACT, email CAMBRIDGENEUROSOC@GMAIL.COM. The word limit is 250 and your research can cover almost ANY TOPIC IN NEUROSCIENCE/NEUROLOGY/NEUROSURGERY. Your posters will be judged by experts in the fields and you have the opportunity to win great prizes!

ALL ATTENDEES (Abstract or not) NEED TO REGISTER FOR TICKETS WHICH COST ONLY £10 (lunch, refreshments included). The Facebook event can be found here.

See the timetable below for full details:
9:00 Registration, Tea and Coffee
9:30-10:30 Miss Helen Fernandes, Department of Neurosurgery – A career in Neurosurgery

10:30-11:15 Prof. Paul Fletcher, Department of Psychiatry – the role of functioning imaging in Psychiatry

11:15-11:30 Break
11:30-12:10 Dr. Romina Vuono, Department of Clinical Neurosciences – Early detection of Parkinson’s disease

12:15-12:55 Dr Jonathan Jones, Department of Radiology – Case studies in Neuroradiology

13:00-14:00 Lunch (Provided!)
13:30- 14.00 Poster Presentations

14:00-15:30 Workshops
1) Skull Drilling
2) Fluorescent Microscopy (tbc)
3) A Career in Neuroscience
15:30-15:45 Break, Refreshments and Snacks

15:45-16:30 Keynote Talk – Prof. Maria Spillantini, Department of Neurosciences – Discovery of Tau protein in Alzheimer’s disease

16:30 Closing

MedTech Imperial Event

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MedTech Imperial is proud to announce its penultimate event in its Start-Up Series: Business Skills! This will take place on 7th March 2017 starting at 6pm in the IC Business School LTG.

This is a fantastic opportunity for any medic that would like to find out a bit more about the medical businesses and learning some essential skills that will allow them to impact medicine positively!

I am hoping that you could feature our event in the ICSM newsletter as we are trying to expand our scope to the medical school.

Here is the website: https://www.union.ic.ac.uk/medic/medtechimperial/
Here is a link to the event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1457497187624760/?ti=cl

National Undergraduate Neuroanatomy competition

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National Undergraduate Neuroanatomy competition (poster attached) to be held in Southampton on 8th April. More information can be found on the poster below.

BHMA Student Essay Prize

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Applications are open for the British Holistic Medical Association 2017 student prize. For more details, see below. Essays are to be submitted to thulitara@gmail.com.