Institute of Translational and Stratified Medicine – Derriford Research Facility Opening Symposium
  • John Bull Building, Plymouth Science Park, 1 Davy Road, Plymouth PL6 8BX

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Join us to celebrate the opening of the Derriford Research Facility – the prestigious, new headquarters of the University of Plymouth’s Institute of Translational and Stratified Medicine (ITSMed).

This all-day event will showcase the University’s world-class clinical and biomedical research from across ITSMed’s core research themes Cancer, Clinical Neuroscience and Infection, Immunity and Inflammation.

In addition to hearing from our invited key-note speakers, delegates will have the opportunity to meet our researchers and tour the new state-of-the-art building.

Keynote speakers

  • Professor Dame Pamela Shaw, Vice-President and Head of the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health, Sheffield University / Director, Sheffield Institute for Translational Neuroscience
  • Professor Eleanor Riley, Director, Roslin Institute, Edinburgh University


View the programme above for full details.
  • 09:00-09:30 - Arrival and registration
  • 09:30-12:25 - Morning session
  • 12:25-13:55 - Lunch, tours of the facility, poster display and exhibitions
  • 14:00-16:35 - Afternoon session
  • 16:35 - Close

Hotel accommodation

The nearest hotels available for this event are the Futures Inn (20 minute walk to Plymouth Science Park) and the Plymouth Derriford Travelodge (15 minute walk to Plymouth Science Park). 

Futures Inn are offering a preferential rate of room and breakfast for £78 – to book please call 01752 701000 and quote the booking code 300702. 

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Institute of Translational and Stratified Medicine

ITSMed brings together world-class research strengths in both basic laboratory and translational clinical science.

ITSMed provides a strong, collaborative, interdisciplinary environment to develop high-impact, translational research of clinical relevance.

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Derriford Research Facility

This prestigious £17 million facility provides a research-intensive environment to investigate cancer; infection, immunity and inflammation; and neurodegenerative diseases.

These include: brain tumours, dementia, Parkinson’s, Huntington’s, antibiotic resistance, non-Hodgkins lymphoma, Ebola and bovine tuberculosis.

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