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Talks from new Fellows 2022

15.30, Tuesday 13 September 2022

Hosted by the Academy President, this online event offers an opportunity to hear a series of talks from Fellows elected this year. We hope Fellows and the community of Academy grant awardees and programme participants will take this opportunity to join us and hear about the amazing research of some of our newest Fellows.

This event will he held on Zoom.
The programme for the afternoon with timings of individual talks is provided below. After each presentation there will be an opportunity for questions. 


15:30:  Introduction
15.35: Health for all childbearing women and newborn infants: science, collaboration,
          participation, action

          Professor Mary Renfrew OBE FRSE FMedSci
          Emerita Professor of Mother and Infant Health, University of Dundee

15.55: Life after stroke: Light from the CogFAST study
          Professor Rajesh Kalaria FMedSci
           Professor of Cerebrovascular Pathology (Neuropathology), Newcastle University

16.15: Reaching the WHO elimination targets for schistosomiasis: the importance of
          a One Health perspective

          Professor Joanne Webster FMedSci
           Chair of Parasitic Disease, Royal Veterinary College

16.35 - 17.00  Break

17.00: 87 and 360: Mortality measured in months
          Professor Hugh Montgomery OBE FMedSci
           Professor of Intensive Care Medicine, University College London

17.20:   A `site-seeing' tour of molecular mode of actions to help us find better
           drugs faster 
           Dr Chun-Wa Chung FMedSci FMedSci
            Senior Director and UK Head of Structural and Biophysical Sciences, GlaxoSmithKline

17.40:  Which is the chicken,which is the egg? The surprising science of relationships
           in struggling families  

           Professor Helen Minnis FMedSci
            Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Glasgow

18.00:  Close

Attendance at this event is limited to Academy Fellows and our careers scheme participants. Registration is required in order to receive connecton details for the afternoon. 

This event will adhere to the Academy's Safe Space Policy.

Closer to the event, a full programme of presentation titles and abstracts will be available on this page. For queries relating to this event or your registration, please contact

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