Education Day 2020

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.

Speakers include:

  • 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.
REGISTER

For group and school bookings of more than 10, please contact us at adminteam@bsgct.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!

 

 

 

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