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Fish are Friends, not (just) Food

Please note this event takes place on the first floor and we're sorry there is no step-free access.
Past event - 2024
15 May Doors open 6.30pm
Event 7pm to 9pm
The Ship, 134 New Cavendish St,
London W1W 6YB
Dive deep into the fascinating world of medical research as we explore how our underwater friends, fish, play a crucial role in advancing human health. Join us for a talk that promises to be a reel thriller that will have your Jaws dropping. Get ready to be schooled on the importance of these "gill-iant" creatures in advancing medical science. So, don't be a "fish out of water" - join us for an unforgettable exploration of how fishy business is making a splash in the world of medical research. You won't want to miss this fin-tastic journey! 

From Fish & Chips to Skin Tips: Diving into Fish for Wound Healing

Stefania D'Alessio (PhD Student )
Explore the world of Atlantic cod fish and their tiny particles, extracellular vesicles. These little helpers could revolutionise wound healing by promoting tissue growth and reduce swelling. Join us on this exciting journey to learn more about how the ocean's secrets can enhance our body's natural healing abilities!

Old and Cold: Why Some Sharks Live Forever

Daniel Brayson (Lecturer in Biochemistry)
Dive deep into the fin-tastic world of Greenland sharks and uncover the secrets behind their age-defying awesomeness! We'll unravel the mysteries lurking in the icy depths, exploring why these underwater elders make Methuselah look like a guppy. From discussing their 'whale' of a lifespan to the 'current' theories on slow metabolism, we'll navigate through a sea of scientific discoveries. So, grab your snorkel and get ready to ride the wave of insight into the ocean's most 'sea-nior' citizens.
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