MAHSC Seminar Series: The Christabel Pankhurst Institute for Health Technology Research and Innovation

The Christabel Pankhurst Centre

Manchester Academic Health Science Centre (MAHSC) is a partnership between The University of ManchesterManchester University NHS Foundation Trust, The Christie NHS Foundation TrustSalford Royal NHS Foundation Trust (part of the Northern Care Alliance), and Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust to unite leading healthcare providers with world-class academics and researchers.

In April 2020, Manchester Academic Health Science Centre (MAHSC), part of Health Innovation Manchester, was officially designated by National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), NHS England and NHS Improvement up to 2025. The MAHSC Seminar Series showcases the great discovery and clinical science being undertaken within Manchester and its impact on the health of the local population.

The series gives a local platform to the nationally and internationally renowned scientists of MAHSC to share their work with clinical, non-clinical, university colleagues, but also crucially members of the wider community seeking insight into innovations in the delivery of healthcare.

This month’s seminar was centered on The Christabel Pankhurst Institute for Health Technology Research and Innovation. The seminar was led by The Christabel Pankhurst Institute and highlighted The International Centre for Translational Digital Health.

Speakers included:

  • Professor Niels Peek, Professor of Health Informatics in the Division of Informatics, Imaging and Data Science (School of Health Sciences, FBMH), and Director of the Pankhurst Institute for Health Technology Research and Innovation
  • Professor William Dixon, Professor of Digital Epidemiology, Director of the Centre for Epidemiology Versus Arthritis at the University of Manchester and an honorary consultant rheumatologist at Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust

Professor Peek spoke of the importance of the Christabel Pankhurst Institute whilst highlighting its vision & structure.

Professor Dixon gave a talk on the Joint Translational Centre for Digital Health between the Universities of Toronto & Manchester

Watch session here:

MAHSC Seminar Series: ‘The Christabel Pankhurst Institute’

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