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23/11/21 – Future Blood Testing Network+ Launch

November 23, 2021 @ 9:30 am - 1:15 pm


Eventbrite Link: https://futurebloodtechlaunch-231121.eventbrite.co.uk

This is the virtual launch event for the Future Blood Testing Network! The Future Blood Testing Network+ is a new Network funded by EPSRC. We are aiming to build a multi-disciplinary community to develop digital health technologies for remote, rapid, affordable and inclusive monitoring and personalised analytics. Sign up to our launch event to meet the Network Team, and find out more about our Network! There will be presentations on our different Network themes given by the Network Management Team, in addition to presentations given by healthcare professionals and medical reseachers. There will also be a Q+A Panel with the Network Management Team to enable you to find out more about our research and planned activities! This event will be run on zoom and the talks from the different Network Managers will be recorded and made available on our YouTube Channel.


Time Talk Speaker
09:30-09:35 Welcome Dr Weizi Li (University of Reading)
09:35-09:50 Introduction from University of Reading team Prof Adrian Williams, Prof Adrian Bell & Prof Keiichi Nakata (University of Reading)
09:50-10:50 Session 1: Introducing the Network & Network Themes
09:50-10:00 Network Introduction Dr Weizi Li (University of Reading)
10:00-10:10 Network Theme: Sensor Technologies Dr Serhiy Korposh (University of Nottingham)
10:10-10:20 Network Theme: Continuous blood processing for patient specific therapies Dr Rob Barker (University of Kent)
10:20-10:30 Network Theme: Can blood sampling become a new data source in the role of self-monitoring and self-management of health? Dr Mark Elliott (University of Warwick)
10:30-10:40 Network Theme: Digital and data-driven blood monitoring and analytics for patient centred care pathways Dr Weizi Li (University of Reading)
10:40-10:50 Network Theme: The potential of machine learning and AI for blood based investigations Prof Jeremy Frey (University of Southampton)
10:50-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-12:15 Session 2: Healthcare Theme
11:00-11:15 Remote Immune Monitoring: Need, Opportunities and Challenges Prof Kourosh Saeb-Parsy (University of Cambridge & Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust)
11:15-11:35 The Application of Machine Learning for Classification on Blood Pressure Variability. A New Approach for an Old Idea Prof Kelvin Tsoi (The Chinese University of Hong Kong, School of Public Health and Primary Care)
11:35-11:50 New Technologies and therapies in Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus management Dr Theingi Aung (Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust)
11:50-12:05 Remote management of acute illness – bringing the safety of the hospital to the comfort of the patient’s home Dr Joseph Nunan & Dr Dionne Tannetta (Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust)
12:05-12:15 Communicating with the Network & Landscape Workshops Dr Samantha Kanza (University of Southampton & University of Reading)
12:15-12:25 Coffee Break
12:25-13:00 Panel Discussion with Speakers – Chaired by Prof Adrian Bell (University of Reading) Dr Weizi LiDr Rob Barker, Dr Mark Elliott, Prof Jeremy Frey, Dr Serhiy Korposh, Prof Kourosh Saeb-Parsy, Prof Kelvin Tsoi, Dr Theingi Aung, Dr Joseph Nunan & Dr Dionne Tannetta
13:00-13:15 Wrap up Dr Weizi Li (University of Reading)


November 23, 2021
9:30 am - 1:15 pm
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