Understanding Medical Research

Ever had to untangle conflicting expert opinions, over-optimistic press releases or academic rivalry when you’re up against a tight deadline? And that’s without balancing hidden interests and editors’ dream headlines! Then help is at hand.

Come and hear three topnotch speakers talk about evidence based research.  They are:

Prof. Gillian Leng, deputy chief executive at The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) and a visiting professor at King’s College London.

Dr Rob Cook, clinical director of Bazian, an Economist Intelligence Unit business. Bazian provides the weekly critique of health-related news for NHS Behind the Headlines service.

Toby Lasserson, senior editor at Cochrane, the global independent network that gathers and summarises the best evidence from research.

Date: 1 October 2019

Time: 6.30pm for 6.45 start

Venue: Medical Society of London, Lettsom House, 11 Chandos Street, W1G 98B