This May, we are inviting all members of the Shape Network to a half-day conference at The Francis Crick Institute.

We’ve developed an exciting and varied programme of topics, from fundamental research in the laboratory and clinical research in hospital settings, to the future of research, including data and artificial intelligence.

Date: 17th May 2022, 10am-2pm
Location: The Francis Crick Institute, London

The conference is open to all members of the Shape Network and is free to attend. To register your interest, please complete the following form and send any questions you may have to


10.00am Welcome and introduction

10.15am Lab based research
Professor Stephanie Schorge, University College London, Animal models of research
Professor Mike Cousin, University of Edinburgh, Research using cells
Dr Gareth Morris, University College London, Gene therapy
Panel discussion

11.15am break

11.30am Research in a hospital setting
Dr Rhys Thomas, Newcastle University, Clinical trials
Dr Kate Baker, University of Cambridge, Researching genetics
Professor Markus Reuber, University of Sheffield, Digital doctor research
Panel discussion

12.30pm light lunch

1.00pm pm Looking to the future – patient data research
Understanding patient data
Professor John Terry, University of Birmingham, Using patient data to predict epilepsy
Professor Sameer Zuberi, University of Glasgow, Video data to diagnose epilepsy
Panel discussion

2.00pm Conference closes