Southern Policy Centre Seminar: Life Sciences in the Central South, 18 October 2022
Join Southern Policy Centre (SPC) for their seminar ‘Life Sciences in the Central South’ on 18 October 2022. Find out about the unique assets, expanding facilities and clusters of expertise in the region and learn why the central South stands out as a region in the development of national expertise in life sciences and offers a unique opportunity for investors. The centre will launch a report at the event that examines one of the central South’s unsung stories: its strength in fostering and promoting the life sciences.
Equipped with some world-class facilities and the imagination to capitalise on advances in science and medical research, the region nurtures a unique combination of specialist expertise. Universities, NHS trusts, internationally acclaimed institutions and a vibrant private sector work together to tackle the most pressing health and wellbeing challenges.
Chaired by Professor John Denham, SPC Chair, former Cabinet Minister and MP for Southampton Itchen we’re delighted to announce an exciting panel of speakers:
- Dr Kam Pooni, Royal Society Entrepreneur in Residence at the University of Southampton and CEO of Glyconics Ltd;
- Professor Jo Slater-Jefferies, Operations Director, National Biofilms Innovation Centre, University of Southampton;
- Bill Gillespie, Chief Executive, Wessex Academic Health Science Network;
- Professor Saul Faust, Professor of Paediatric Immunology & Infectious Diseases at the University of Southampton, Director of the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Southampton Clinical Research Facility;
- Helen Hobbs, Director at Hobbs Rehabilitation, an award-winning company providing patient-centred neurological rehabilitation for adults and children across the south of England as well as training, education and clinical research;
- Dr Shirlene Oh, Chief Strategy and Population Health Officer at Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
Visit the Southern Policy Centre (SPC) website to find out more.