About this event

  • Date and time Thu 6 Dec 2018 from 10:00am to 5:30pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Military Medicine

The Colt Foundation research meeting highlights the research work being carried out in the Defence Medical Services, alongside the Colt Prize which is awarded for outstanding research.

The meeting features speakers who are at the forefront of their research and whose work is of relevance to the military in this time of contingency operations. The day concludes with the annual Colt Foundation research prize where trainee finalists present their current research from any aspect of military medicine.

Attendance is encouraged for all those with an interested in medical research, military medicine, or both.

Topics include:

  • Current military medicine research
  • Defence medicine as a leader in research and innovation
  • Rewarding excellence and inspiring future research in military medicine

Agenda

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Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction

Brigadier Robin Simpson QHS, Postgraduate Medical Dean Defence Medical Services, Defence Medical Service Lichfield

Future of defence academia

Air Commodore Richard Withnall, Medical Director

Quality improvement

Lieutenant Colonel Ian Gurney, President, Military Medicine Section, Royal Society of Medicine

A history of statistics

Dr Steve Harris, University College London

Lightning poster presentations
Lunch
The drugs don’t work: Improving traumatic brain injury care with data instead

Dr. Ari Ercole, Consultant in Neurosciences and Trauma intensive care medicine, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Colt Foundation Prize introduction

Surgeon Commander Ed Barnard, Research Fellow, Academic Department of Military Emergency Medicine

Colt Foundation Prize presentations
Tea and coffee break
What aren’t you seeing? Data visualisation matters

Dr Greg McInerny, Warwick

Advances in trauma shock

Professor Karim Brohi, Director, Centre for Trauma Sciences, Queen Mary University of London Consultant Trauma & Vascular Surgeon, Barts Health NHS Trust

Comfort break
Prizes ceremony

Brigadier Robin Simpson QHS, Postgraduate Medical Dean Defence Medical Services, Defence Medical Service Lichfield

Closing address

Lieutenant Colonel Ian Gurney, President, Military Medicine Section, Royal Society of Medicine

Drinks reception

Location

Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom