FORUM 2017 Annual Lecture

15.00, Wednesday 06 September 2017

British Academy, 10-11 Carlton House Terrace, London

London, SW1Y 5AH,

On Wednesday 6 September 2017, the Academy will host its 15th FORUM Annual Lecture on 'The mind-body interface'. The keynote will be given by Dr Kevin Tracey, President and CEO, The US Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, followed by a panel discussion chaired by Professor Sir Robert Lechler PMedSci, with distinguished guests including:

  • Professor Ed Bullmore FMedSci, Vice-President Immunopsychiatry, GlaxoSmithKline, and Head of the Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge
  • Professor Matthew Hotopf FMedSci, Professor of General Hospital Psychiatry, King's College London
  • Dr Brenda Penninx, Professor of Psychiatric Epidemiology, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center Amsterdam
  • Melissa Smith, Ophthalmology nurse and service user, East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust

The Annual Lecture will be held at the British Academy, 10-11 Carlton House Terrace, St. James's, London SW1Y 5AH and will be followed by a networking drinks reception. You can follow also follow the event on our twitter page and can tribute using the hashtag #FORUM2017.

Video recordings of the lecture and subsequent panel discussion will be made available on the Academy's YouTube channel, and a summary report will be published following the meeting. The Annual Lecture is also being livestreamed for those who are unableto attend. The link for the stream will be available on this page.

Registration for the Annual Lecture is now closed. However, if you'd like to be put on the waiting list, or for any other queries, pleasecontact


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