“The Early History of Moorfields Eye Hospital”

Moorfields Eye Hospital , originally known as The London Dispensary for Curing Diseases of the Eye and Ear when it was founded in 1805, is the oldest eye hospital in the world. The lecture will cover its 143 years as a voluntary hospital starting in Charterhouse Square before the move to the city near Finsbury Circus in 1821 and finally City Road in 1898. It will mention some of the great names in ophthalmology such as Sir William Bowman and the influence the hospital had on world ophthalm...
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“From Bench to Bedside – the important legacy of Lord Lister in modern day translation”

Presented by Pankaj Chandak. This lecture will feature the important translational legacy of Lister from bench to bedside concentrating on his scientific and training legacy and what it means in today’s terms for healthcare. Links will be made between Lister’s legacy and modern day scientific surgery in a general sense and then based on some pioneering research on 3D printing for organ transplantation, robotic transplantation and organ perfusion technologies. Pankaj Chandak is a Specialist R...
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Guided Tour of the Gardens

A tour of the Gardens of the Royal College of Physicians, given by Dr Henry Oakeley. Dr Oakeley will take the club around the main garden, including the sites now occupied by poisonous plants. This will include the Hemlock still in its original site in what is now the greenhouse.
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