The BSGCT public and school education event returns on Thursday 26th March 2020, 10am-4pm at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History.
School students (GCSE and A Level), patients and the public are invited to join us for this FREE interactive event which introduces and explores gene and cell therapy.
- Meet leading scientists
- Discover cutting-edge research
- Hear from patients and those affected by relevant diseases
- Explore career options
- Discuss the ethical implications and the impact that gene and cell therapy has on society.
- Prof. Simon Waddington, University College London: Introducing gene therapy.
- Prof. Deborah Gill, University of Oxford: Gene therapy and Cystic Fibrosis.
- Prof. Laurent Servais, University of Oxford: Clinical trials to test treatments for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA).
- Adam Jones, University of Sunderland: Risks and rewards to patients considering or undergoing gene and cell therapies.
For group and school bookings of more than 10, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This event is suitable for ages 14+.
“Phenomenal progress and ethical discussions – an exceptionally interactive public engagement day”.
Read all about last year’s event HERE!