Speakers of 2017
  • Prof C Wong
    Professor Dr. Christopher Wong is a Consultant nephrologist at Aintree University Hospital Foundation Trust.

    He was the Clinical Director in the Department of Renal Medicine, University Hospital Aintree. Dr. Wong's main clinical interests are in the managements of patients with glomerular diseases, diabetic nephropathy, vasculitis, obesity, hypertension, acute kidney injury. He is keen in medical education and has held the honorary academic position as the Visiting Professor in Health Sciences at the Liverpool Hope University since 2014. Professor Dr. Wong is actively involved in research and has numerous publications in renal medicine.
  • Dr. Sundus Alusi
    Consultant neurologist at the Walton neurology Centre, Liverpool

    Specialist in movement disorders, in particular Tremor, Parkinson's disease, Huntington disease and Deep Brain Stimulation for Movement disorders.
  • Dr. Dan Cuthbertson
    Reader and Consultant physician
    Aintree University Hospital, Liverpool & University of Liverpool

    Obesity and Endocrinology, in the Institute of Ageing and Chronic Disease

    He is involved in teaching and training undergraduates and postgraduates and extensive involved in research involving Insulin resistance, obesity, insulin signaling, AMPK, skeletal muscle, NASH, PCOS, magnetic resonance spectroscopy, MEN

    Author of many scientific papers
  • Dr. M Burgess
    Consultant Cardiologist Aintree University Hospital, Liverpool & Honorary Lecturer at the University of Liverpool

    Dr. Burgess has an established reputation as an experienced and accredited Clinical Cardiologist having qualified in Medicine in 1993 and trained in cardiology since 1996 (appointed Consultant in 2007). Dr. Burgess has extensive experience in Echocardiography. A Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship at the University of Queensland, Australia, followed his MD Thesis in Echocardiography. Dr. Burgess is an Honorary Lecturer at the University of Liverpool, has published over 50 articles in peer-reviewed journals and regularly takes part in training and examining junior doctors.
  • Dr. Jordi Morell
    Consultant in Stroke and Elderly Medicine at Manchester Foundation Trust and Clinical Lead for Stroke at Manchester Royal Infirmary and Trafford General Hospital.

    Studied Medicine at Sheffield University and trained in the Sheffield Teaching Hospitals before moving to Manchester to complete Higher Specialist Training in Elderly Medicine, sub-specialising in Stroke Medicine at Salford Royal Hospital. He has overseen the centralisation of stroke medicine in Greater Manchester as clinical lead of the Operational Delivery Network and is currently Consultant in Stroke and Elderly Medicine at Manchester Foundation Trust and Clinical Lead for Stroke at Manchester Royal Infirmary and Trafford General Hospital.
  • Dr. A Krishnan
    Consultant Neurologist Walton Neurology Centre. Liverpool

    Anita Krishnan is a consultant neurologist at the Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust, Liverpool and is also one of the visiting neurologists to The Wirral University Hospitals NHS Trust and Warrington and Halton NHS Trust.

    Her interests are in the fields of headache medicine and CSF pathway disorders, especially Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension (IIH). She is part of the Association of British Neurologists Advisory Group on headaches and the Special Interest group in IIH. Along with general neurology clinics and managing neurology inpatients, she also does tertiary specialist clinics in complex headache disorders.
  • Dr. Anna Olsson-Brown
    Speciality Registrar in Oncology

    Dr Olsson-Brown trained in Medicine at the University of Liverpool having first completed a BSc (Hons) in Pharmacology. She is a Medical Oncology registrar at the Clatterbridge Cancer Centre with an interest in acute oncology and drug toxicity. Throughout her clinical work she has been involved with the use of oncological immunotherapies, their uses and toxicities. Her PhD is based on understanding the immunological events that occur in the presence of immunotherapy that lead to toxicity.
  • Dr. John Bright
    Consultant Physician in Acute Medicine / Respiratory Medicine in Manchester Royal infirmary.Manchester

    An Excellent tutor of MRCP PACES since 2006 and his special interest include TB, Pulmonary Embolism, Sleep studies and has contributed extensively to develop clinical guidelines and protocols.

    He is an Instructor on IMPACT course and regularly engages with training of junior doctors at all levels.
  • Prof Cecil Thomas
    Consultant Diabetes & Endocrinology/ General Physician in University Hospital of Aintree.

    Professor Cecil Thomas is a very passionate teacher and an accredited educator of Royal college of Physicians and associate of higher education academy (AHEA).

    He is also an undergraduate examiner and very dedicated in teaching doctors preparing for PACES in Mersey Deanery and regional MRCP mock exams.He is currently working as a Consultant Diabetes&Endocrinology/ General Physician in University Hospital of Aintree. He is also a visiting Professor in Liverpool Hope University.He is extensively involved in teaching undergraduates and postgraduates. He is also the undergraduate Education lead in Aintree Hospital. He is actively associated and involved with various research and teaching commitments at Liverpool Hope University.
  • Dr R FitzGerald
    Consultant Physician in Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics / General Medicine. Director of the NIHR Clinical Research Unit

    Dr Richard FitzGerald is the Director of the NIHR Clinical Research Unit and a Consultant Physician in Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics / General Medicine at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital.

    Richard has been involved in early phase clinical trials for over 10 years, including periods working in industry. He has been a director of the CRU since 2011 and has been principal investigator on many early phase and first-in-man studies.

    Richard is also an honorary senior lecturer in the Wolfson Centre for Personalised Medicine, where his major research interests include stratified therapies in cardiovascular disease, optimisation of anti-platelet therapy, adverse drug reactions and systematic reviews and meta-analyses.

  • Dr V Mishra
    Consultant chemical Pathologist in clinical biochemistry and metabolic medicine in Royal Liverpool hospital

    She has been consultant from 2011 and previously consultant in Salisbury District hospital.

    Have been managing patients with lipid disorders for almost 20 years, I do lipid clinics in Aintree and Royal

Venue : Liverpool Medical institution, Liverpool.

How to Find Us
Address: Liverpool Medical Institution, 114 Mount Pleasant, Liverpool, L3 5SR
Tel: 0151 709 9125
The entrance is to the rear of the building via the car park off Arrad Street.

Directions from M62/M6

From the M62, finding the LMI is straightforward. At the end of the M62 follow the signs for the City Centre, Cathedrals and Universities (approx 3 miles).

Pass the Metropolitan Cathedral ('the wigwam') and at the T-junction you will see the TSB Bank opposite. The entrance to the LMI is at the rear of the building off Arrad Street, immediately behind the TSB Bank.
Samantha Pickup
Admin Manager
Liverpool Medical Institution,
114 Mount Pleasant,
L3 5SR

Phone: 0151 709 9125
E-mail: sam.pickup@lmi.org.uk or admin@lmi.org.uk
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