This inaugural interdisciplinary event is an open forum for discussion of the processes involved in wound healing, recent advances in its research and therapies related to wound healing and infection.
Using a multi-professional and inter-specialty approach, and an international setting, this event promises plenty of opportunity for discussion and debate set in an informal atmosphere.
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A late registration fee applies after November 20th 2015
This event has an open abstract session.
The Deadline for abstract submissions for oral presentation is October 10th 2015
Abstracts for poster presentation only can be submitted up to two weeks before the event
You can download the instructions for authors at
Who should attend
This event is intended for those with an academic interest in wound healing including, but not limited to, research scientists, postgraduates, pharmaceutical representatives, clinicians and those in industry. This event will cover topics encompassing many facets of wound healing, from the clinical aspects down to the underlying molecular mechanisms.
This event has CPD accreditation
Extracellular PKM2 facilitates wound healing by promoting myofibroblast differentiation and AngiogenesiS:
Dr Zhi-Ren Liu, Georgia State University, USA
Mechanism of wound repair in gastrointestinla tract:
Dr. Narendra Kumar, Associate Professor (Tenured), Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, TX, USA
The Diabetic Foot Ulcer Microbiome: A new era of “metagenomics” but what does it mean at a clinical level:
Dr Matthew Malone, Inghams Institute of Applied Medical Research, Liverpool Hospital, Sydney, University of Western Sydney, Liverpool Diabetes Collaborative Research Group, Liverpool, United Kingdom
Enhanced Wound Healing with Copper Oxide Impregnated Dressings – Molecular Mechanisms:
Dr Gadi Borkow, Cupron Inc., Israel
The role of the hair follicle in cutaneous wound healing:
Dr M Julie Thornton, Centre for Skin Sciences, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Bradford, Bradford, UK
Exploiting inherited genetic models to dissect the STAT3/HIF1alpha signalling axis, a key driver of cell migration and invasion:
Dr Andrew R. Tee, Senior Lecturer in Cancer Genetics, Cardiff University, Cardiff, United Kingdom
Development of novel wound dressings for infection control: exploration of infection-responsive release and prophylactic bacteriophage therapy:
Dr Diana Alves, School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences University of Brighton Brighton UK
Biofilms: A Paradigm Shift in Wound Microbiology:
Professor Steven Percival, 5D Health Protection Group Ltd and University of Liverpool, UK
Periodontal wound healing and it enhancement by application of lasers:
Radko Chmurovic, Wise Dental Ltd, Nottingham, United Kingdom
Roles of Mesenchymal Stem Cells in Cutaneous Wound Healing:
Dr Moyassar Al-Shaibani, Institute of Cellular Medicine, The Faculty of Medical Sciences, Ground Floor William Leech Building, Newcastle University, Framlington, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reactive Oxygen and Wounds- from the Laboratory to the Labour Ward:
Professor Jonathan Cooke, Faculty of Medical and Human Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom