Registration for the 2nd Platelet Society Early Career Researchers meeting is now open. The meeting will be held at the Blizard Institute in London on the 23rd April 2020 and promises to be a vibrant and exciting meeting focused on ECRs and careers. You can register for the meeting and submit an abstract by visiting […]
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With the college motto translating as “May your journey be successful”, there was perhaps no more apt place to hold the first full meeting of The Platelet Society than Jesus College, University of Cambridge. Upon arrival at the venue success seemed assured, as the conference hall was already bustling with a sea of familiar, friendly […]
With just under 2 weeks to go until the start of the Platelet Society meeting in Cambridge, we are pleased to announce that the final programme is now available. To see the list of speakers, please download a copy of the programme which can be found by clicking the link below. Programme Cambridge Platelet Society […]
The inaugural AGM of the Platelet Society will be held on Thursday 12th September in Cambridge during the Plalelet Society Meeting. As part of the AGM we will be presenting our annual report to highlight our activities over the last two years, presenting the society accounts and electing new members of the society committee. This […]
Congratulations to Beverley Hunt, Professor of thrombosis and haemostasis at King’s College London, who has been awarded an OBE in the Queen’s birthday honours, recognising her services to patients and medical research.
Abstract submission for the 2019 Platelet Society meeting in Cambridge is now open. Please use the link below to submit your abstract. Abstract submission will close on the 14th June. https://goo.gl/forms/vY8F5yVajrkrctR03 Further information about the meeting can be found on the platelet society webpage.
Congratulations to Dr Amanda Unsworth on her new position as Lecturer in Haematology at Manchester Metropolitan University (School of Healthcare Science). Amanda is well know to many platelet researchers having completed her PhD between the Oxford and Birmingham platelet labs, before doing her post-doc at Reading. Amanda was also the chair of the recent GRS meeting on […]
Report by Dr Amanda Unsworth, Manchester Metropolitan University The 2019, Gordon Research Conference and its associated Gordon Research Seminar for Early Career Researchers for the Cell Biology of Megakaryocytes and Platelets was held in Galveston, Texas, US (23rd February – 1st March). The GRS was held 2 days prior to the main meeting and consisted […]
Many congratulations to Sarah Daniels, a PhD student at Manchester Metropolitan University with Dr Sarah Jones and Prof Yvonne Alexander, who successfully defended her PhD thesis entitled ‘Risk Stratification for Thrombosis in Type 2 Diabetic Patients’ on 17th January. The thesis was examined by Prof Khalid Naseem (University of Leeds) and Dr Garry McDowell (MMU). […]
UK based platelet researchers, including members of The Platelet Society, attended the recent Gordon Research Conference on the Cell Biology of Megakaryocytes and Platelets in Galvaston, Texas. In addition, Dr Amanda Unsworth of Manchester metropolitan Unversity, was the chair of the Gordon Research Symposium, a 2 day focused meeting for ECRs that ran before the […]