Visit of Professor Stanley Rockson MD, University of Stanford, California

Photo of Professor Stanley RocksonThe Nursing & Healthcare School are delighted to welcome Professor Stanley Rockson as a visiting lecturer to Glasgow from 20-23rd March 2017. Prof. Rockson’s field is cardiology but he is an internationally renowned researcher and speaker in the field of lymphatic disease, vascular biology and cardiovascular medicine. With lymphatic disorders presenting a growing public health problem his work on the inter-relationship of the cardiovascular, venous and lymphatic systems, biomarkers and therapeutics is of great interest. His engagement in research from bench to bedside has made him a popular presenter to patients as well as scientists and health care professionals from all disciplines.


The Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences has invited Prof. Rockson to
deliver a research seminar on
21st March at 1pm in the BHF Cardiovascular Research Centre, Room 222/3.

“Lymphatic Function and dysfunction:
Lessons learned from Experimental and Human Lymphoedema”


Professor Rockson will also deliver the following lectures / seminars:

20th
March

17.00-
18.30

An Audience with Prof. Stanley Rockson Strathcarron Hospice NHS Forth Valley  Patients, health care professionals, specialist and non-specialist
(Now Full) 
21st March
16.00-
17.00 
'The lymphatic system and its role in cardiovascular disease and other problems'  The Gannochy Room, Wolfson Medical School Building  Physiological Society – Students from physiology, human biology,  nursing and medicine*
09.00-
10.30 
Understanding Lymphedema: From Bench to Bedside 57 Oakfield Avenue
Room 305 
Limited to students on
Specialist Lymphoedema Programme and Advanced Practitioner Update delegates
12.30-
13.30 
Grand Rounds
Lymphedema: The Forgotten Disease of the Forgotten Circulation 
Atrium/ Lecture Theatre, Teaching & Learning Centre
Queen Elizabeth University Hospital
 Medical staff and students

* Numbers limited by capacity (50)

For further information, contact Margaret Sneddon: Margaret.Sneddon@glasgow.ac.uk


First published: 20 March 2017