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27th January, 2022 at 1:00pm
Ziad Mallat, Department of Medicine, University of Cambridge
Targeting the immune response to treat ischaemic heart disease

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Our Seminar Series features talks from scientists in academia and industry, highlighting advances in the understanding of disease and therapeutic approaches.
Details of upcoming presentations are below

24th February – Daniel Munoz-Espin, Department of Oncology, University of Cambridge
31st March – Chiara Bacchelli, Pablo Prieto Barja and Thorben Seeger, Lifebit
27th April – Sabine Bahn, Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, University of Cambridge
26th May – Alex Taylor, Cambridge Institute of Therapeutic Immunology and Infectious Disease (CITIID)

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You can access recordings of previous talks at the links below. If you have any questions, please email

Previous Seminars

Omer Bayraktar, The Wellcome Sanger Institute
Exploring human tissue architecture using high-throughput spatial genomics
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Joanna Betts, GlaxoSmithKline
Harnessing the power of genetics and genomics to drive drug discovery


Adrian Liston, The Babraham Institute
Design new therapeutics for treating neuroinflammatory disorders
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Headshot of Benedict Cross, CTO of PhoremostBenedict Cross, Phoremost
PROTEINi-based perturbation screening for new target discovery
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Fiona Gribble, Wellcome MRC Institute of Metabolic Science
Targeting the gut for the treatment of metabolic diseases
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Mike Murphy, MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit
Targeting mitochondrial metabolism to treat ischaemia-reperfusion injury

​Elena di Daniel, Astex

Building a Collaborative Network to target Neurodegeneration using Fragment Based Drug Design
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Mike Romanos, Microbiotica
Precision Microbiome Science Enables Best in Class Therapeutics
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Mathew GarnettMathew Garnett, The Wellcome Sanger Institute

Functional genomic approaches to guide cancer drug discovery

Manav Pathania, CRUK Cambridge Centre
Developing New Mouse Models of Mutant Histone-Driven Paediatric Gliomas
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Mike Stratton, The Wellcome Sanger Institute
The Wellcome Sanger Institute’s Scientific Plans 2021-2026
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Waradon Sungnak, Wellcome Sanger Institute
Single-Cell Transcriptomics Analysis of SARS-CoV-2 Entry Factors

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Jason Carroll, CRUK Cambridge Institute
Mechanisms of estrogen receptor activity in breast cancer

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Robin Franklin, Wellcome MRC Cambridge Stem Cell Institute
Myelin regeneration in the CNS: reversing the ravages of time

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