Dr Alex Wood, a clinical PhD student within the Critical Care Biology Group was awarded the 2017 British Association of Lung Research (BALR) Early Career Investigator Prize for his work on the effect of the Complement protein C5a on human neutrophils.
Dr Simon Lambden, NIHR Clinical Lecturer in Intensive Care Medicine, has been awarded a prestigious Academic of Medical Sciences Starter Grant for Clinical Lecturers for his work on the role of the pulmonary endothelial HIF isoforms in regulating systemic vascular function.
Simon Lambden has written a blog for the Intensive Care Society about life as an NIHR Academic Clinical Lecturer. Simon’s blog can be found at https://blog.ics.ac.uk/2016/12/14/meet-an-academic-clinical-lecturer/
Simon Lambden, Alasdair Jubb and Alex Wood presented new data on DDAH2 in sepsis, chromatin remodelling after corticosteroid exposure, and morpho-rheological classification of neutrophils at this year’s Departmental Research Day.
Charlotte is speaking about novel mechanisms of neutrophil trafficking in ARDS as part of one of the major scientific symposia at the British Thoracic Society 2016 Annual Winter Meeting. The BTS Winter meeting is being held at the QEII Centre, Westminster, London on 7-9 December, 2016. For more details see: https://www.brit-thoracic.org.uk/bts-learning-hub/bts-summer-and-winter-meetings/winter-meeting-2016/
Simon will compete for both the prestigious Cauldron prize and the Research Gold Medal at this year’s Intensive Care Society State of the Art meeting from the 5th to the 7th December in London. Details: https://soa.ics.ac.uk/cauldron/