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The Science and Art of Transplantation: a pop up exhibition and the Future of Transplantation

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These special one-off events, organised by the MRC Centre for Transplantation at King’s College London, celebrate the Medical Research Council’s centenary of life-changing discoveries.

A unique interactive exhibition: The Science and Art of Transplantation, open to the public, will feature exclusive interviews with pioneers of science and transplantation, the truth about the patient journey and a multi-player video game demonstrating cutting edge research.
In the evening, Jonathan Dimbleby hosts a discussion on The Future of Transplantation. A distinguished panel from the worlds of science, literature and philosophy will explore topics such as the use of stem cells and its public and political acceptability, and the role of genetics research in transplant science.

Panellists include:

Sue Townsend – Novelist and kidney transplant recipient

Eleanor Updale – Writer, Historian & member of the UK Donation Ethics Committee

Rutger Ploeg – Professor of Transplant Biology & Transplant Surgeon, University of Oxford

Janet Radcliffe Richards – Professor of Practical Philosophy, University of Oxford

Sir Robert Lechler – Professor of Transplantation Immunology at King’s College London and Executive Director of King’s Health Partners

Stuart Forbes – Professor of Transplantation & Regenerative Medicine, University of Edinburgh

This event follows The Science and Art of Transplantation Exhibition running from 10am- 6pm and is presented by the Medical Research Council (MRC) Centre for Transplantation.

For further information and to reserve a place at this event please seehttp://futuretransplantation.eventbrite.co.uk/


June 20, 2013
10:00 am - 7:30 pm

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