Wits University – Finding Small 2018
When: Thursday, 08 November 2018 – Thursday, 08 November 2018
Where: Parktown Health Sciences Campus Marie Curie Lecture Theatre, Wits Medical School
Start time: 18:00
Small’ comes in many guises: a molecule, a bacterium in the gut, elucidating the mechanism of a disease, an experimental animal, the interaction with a patient, supervising a post-graduate student or mentoring and advising the trainee specialist clinician/surgeon. Scientists working in Health Sciences must undertake translational research to be clinically relevant. Candy describes the challenges and highlights working as a biochemist and scientist working in the clinical field of surgery and clinical medicine.Professor Geoffrey Candy from the Department of Surgery, School of Clinical Medicine in the Faculty of Health Sciences, will deliver his inaugural lecture.