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Inaugural Lecture: Professors Jo Howard and Baba Inusa

New Hunt’s House, Guy’s Campus, London

25 Sep Inaugural Lectures 24 September 2019 Part of Inaugural Lecture Series: Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine

Join us to celebrate this special milestone for our new professors and hear about their inspiring career journeys.

Both of our speakers are experts in sickle cell disease which affects over 15,000 people in the UK and millions of people worldwide. It is the most common type of serious blood disorder and is particularly common in people whose ancestors are from sub-Saharan Africa.

Improving sickle cell outcomes from the capital to the country

Hear from Jo Howard, School of Cancer & Pharmaceutical Sciences, discuss her research to improve the outcomes of sickle cell disease for patients across the country, specifically in South East London.

A multi-dimensional approach to sickle cell disease

Hear from Baba Inusa, School of Life Course Sciences, on his strategies to improve diagnosis and care for patients with sickle cell disease worldwide.


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