CLIRSPEC Translation Day

Technology & Innovation Centre, University of Strathclyde

7th September 2016
University of Strathclyde, Glasgow


To provide a forum to discuss the requirements, challenges and possible solutions to support the translation of vibrational spectroscopic clinical technologies and applications into clinical use. This day is suitable for researchers of all levels who are interested in translating promising spectroscopic technologies to the clinic.


The meeting is free of charge. Please register via EventBrite:


10:00 – 10:30Registration
10:30 – 10:35Welcome
Dr J Liggat, Vice Dean (Knowledge Exchange), Faculty of Science and Dept. Pure & Applied Chemistry, University of Strathclyde
10:35 – 10:40
Dr M J Baker, Dept. Pure & Applied Chemistry, University of Strathclyde
10:40 – 11:00
Overview of Clinical Applications of IR and Raman
Prof. N Stone, Dept. Biomedical Imaging and Biosensing, University of Exeter
11:00 – 11:30
Lessons learned from spinning out research into a clinical product
Prof. D Graham, Dept. Pure & Applied Chemistry, University of Strathclyde
11:40 – 12:10
Bringing Raman spectroscopy into the clinic
Prof. G Puppels, RiverD International B.V. Rotterdam
12:20 – 13:00
13:00 – 13:30
Setting up a clinical trial for FTIR diagnostics at point-of-care
Prof. P Lewis, Swansea University
13:40 – 14:10
Designing and running a clinical trial: challenges and pitfalls
Mr M Jenkinson, The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust, University of Liverpool
14:20 – 14:50
Regulatory and Quality Considerations: From Bench to Bedside
Mrs McNicol, MCN Compliance Ltd
15:20 – 15:50
How electrochemistry changed diabetes detection
16:00 – 16:30
Case Study: “MRI and MRS: When did it all begin?”
Dr Pauline Hall-Barrientos, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
16:45 – 18:00
Wrap Up & Drinks

A discussion session will follow each presentation
Refreshments provided throughout the day

University of Strathclyde EPSRC

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