Tissue Banking in the NHS

"The advantages for Pathology Departments"

Wednesday 6 January 2010
Lecture Theatre 2, Sir Alexander Fleming Building, Imperial College Rd, London SW7 2AZ

09.00 - 10.30 Session I What can tissue banking do for me?
09.00 - 09.20 The Executive’s perspective Malcolm Mason, WCB
09.20 - 09.40 The BMS perspective Christine Davies, ABM Trust
09.40 - 10.00 The Pathologist’s perspective Wynne Williams, ABM Trust

 

11.00 - 12.30 Session II Practical Tissue Banking
11.00 - 11.20 Getting started Malcolm Mason, WCB
11.20 - 11.40 Talking to patients Suzanne Williams, WCB
11.40 - 12.00 Management and Governance Alison Parry-Jones, WCB

 

13.30- 15.00 Session III What do researchers want?
13.30 - 14.00 What to collect and is it fit for purpose? Gerry Thomas, Imperial College
14.00 - 14.30 What do biotech companies want? Nessa Carey, CellCentric
14.30 - 15.00 What does Big Pharma want? Chris Womack, AstraZeneca

 

15.30 - 17.00 Session IV Using tissue banks for research
15.30 - 15.50 Research Tissue Banks and Access policies Louise Jones, CRUK
15.50 - 16.20 Research Tissue Banks and Systems Biology in Cancer Research Kristian Unger, Imperial College