Event 29.11.2023

Cross-NIHR Ageing and Multimorbidity Research Showcase

Join this free in-person showcase in Cambridge, which will share findings from across the Applied Research Collaboration (ARC) East of England and Cambridge Biomedical Research Centre (BRC).


When: Wednesday 29th November 2023, 12pm - 4.30pm

Where: Jeffrey Cheah Biomedical Centre Lecture Theatre (Puddicombe Way, Cambridge Biomedical Campus)

Free event

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Event Overview

This event from the NIHR East of England Applied Research Collaboration (ARC) and Cambridge Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) is aimed at clinicians, non-medical health and social care professionals, and research scientists working in and around the Cambridge Biomedical Campus and collaborating institutions across the East of England region.

This event will showcase projects from around the region in translational and applied clinical research, with a focus on older adults and those living with multimorbidity. Network, share ideas and be inspired to generate new initiatives of your own, to improve the health and social care of older adults through research!

This event will include presentations from:

  • Prof Kathryn Almack: Digital Technologies to support social wellbeing of community dwelling adults in receipt of social care & their carers (DiTSoW)
  • Prof Michael Hornberger: Supporting fitness to drive in ageing, mild cognitive impairment, and early dementia
  • Dr Jane Cross: Social Prescribing for people to Live ENjoyably with Dementia/memory problems In Daily life (SPLENDID)
  • Dr Carol Wilson: Funded discharges to care homes
  • Mr Chris Metcalf (SCRiPT Fellow): Exploring older people’s attitudes towards sharing activity monitoring data into social care services
  • Dr Kirsten Rennie/ Dr Subhankar Paul: Decision support in End Stage Renal Failure
  • Dr Shaline Fazal: Repairing the brain in Parkinson’s disease
  • Dr Nick Evans: The Ageing Vascular System & Stroke: Vulnerable Plaque, to Vulnerable Brain, to Vulnerable Individual
  • Dr Peter Hartley: Development of activity monitoring methods for hospitalised patients
  • Dr Ben Underwood: Predicting demand for disease modifying treatment

For more information, please see the programme for the day.