Darwin Lecture: From Gene Identification to Clinical Benefit – The Example of Cystic Fibrosis

Royal Society of Medicine 1 Wimpole Street, London, W1G 0AE
Organiser: Royal Society of Medicine
Aaliyah Archer: public@rsm.ac.uk
020 7290 3846

PARTNER EVENT 18:00–19:00 Wednesday 15 November 2017


Each year the Darwin Lecture looks at the topic of 'Science and Medicine'.

The 9th annual Darwin lecture will be given by Professor Eric Alton, Professor of Gene Therapy and Respiratory Medicine, National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London and Honorary Consultant Physician, Royal Brompton Hospital.

Register now to hear Professor Alton outline the development of gene therapy for cystic fibrosis, present an update on the progress made with small molecules and discuss how years of important lessons may be of broader relevance to the current focus on genetics and genomic medicine.

  • 6.00 pm Registration, tea and coffee
  • 6.30 pm Welcome address
  • 6.35 pm 2017 Darwin Lecture 
  • 7.20 pm Discussion time
  • 7.30 pm Vote of thanks
  • 7.35 pm Drinks reception