Patients & Carers meeting October 2017

DateSpeakerTitleTime startsDuration
October 2017Beth and RachelIntroduction to new NAC staff0’00’00secs
Graham AthertonMaking fungal infection self destruct!
Led by Graham AthertonView meeting1’33’00secs

Beth and Rachel are newcomers to the National Aspergillosis Centre team and will work closely with Graham Atherton

Graham Atherton then provided feedback on the impact our work on greater awareness for aspergillosis has during Fungal Awareness Week 14-18th August, followed by a discussion on our most recent patients survey and how we can improve our service at the National Aspergillosis Centre.

Resources mentioned: 

Neutrophils in action (video)

http://www.aspergillus.org.uk/content/swollen-hyphae-germinate-lung-and-induce-net-formation

http://www.aspergillus.org.uk/content/neutrophils-migrate-through-aspergillus-infected-lung-slice

http://www.aspergillus.org.uk/content/neutrophils-internalise-conidia-living-lung-slices

Cancer cells being forced to kill themselves 

http://www.cellimagelibrary.org/images/43705

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust

https://mft.nhs.uk/

Advances Against Aspergillosis Conference

http://www.aaa2018.org

Manchester Science Festival

www.manchestersciencefestival.com

Aspergillus website www.aspergillus.org.uk

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