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King's Lectures 2020: the Biomedical and Health Revolution

The King's Lectures 2020 is hosted by Professor Sir Robert Lechler and features 3 different sessions that explores topics related to the biomedical and health revolution.

The third and final lecture will be delivered on Thursday 15 October at 6.00 pm, live streamed via this link:

The lecture will be followed by a panel with Chris Whitty, Chief Medical Officer for England: Jennifer Dixon, Chief Executive of the Health Foundation; Sir Hugh Taylor, Chairman, Guy's & St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, and Richard Douglas, Chair of the SE London Integrated Care System (ICS).

Sir Robert Lechler has recently stepped down from his roles as Senior Vice-President (Health) at King’s College London and Executive Director of King’s Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre. He is currently Emeritus Senior Vice President (Health) at King’s College London, President of the Academy of Medical Sciences, Executive Director on the Board of Quell Therapeutics Limited and Senior Medical Adviser to Babylon Health.

Robert’s research interests revolve around transplantation tolerance; the central aim of his research is to persuade the immune system to “tolerate” the foreign organ while retaining full capability to fight off infections and cancer.

Discover previous years' lectures:

Lecture I: Looking back – 10 advances that changed the world

Lecture II: Looking in – the good, the not so good and the questionable

Lecture III: Looking ahead – more of the same will not suffice

October 15 2020, 18:00.

In this lecture, Professor Lechler will discuss how we can achieve affordable health gain for all, followed by a panel discussion with leaders in the field.

This is a free event. Connect via Zoom.

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