12 August, 2015 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Halo Cafe, Bar & Restaurant, 141 Gloucester Road, Bristol BS7 8BA
Speaker: Dr Mathew Avison, Senior Lecturer in Microbiology, School of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, University of Bristol
Is it true that we’re running out of effective antibiotics? Will we always be playing catch-up with bacteria that mutate so quickly? What is the danger of a bacterial disease for which there is no antibiotic treatment? How are scientists approaching this problem?
Mathew’s university webpage.
24 August, 2015 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Tobacco Factory, Raleigh Road, Southville, Bristol BS3, UK
Speaker: Dr Katrina Hope. Anaesthetic Registrar and Academic Clinical Fellow at the School of Physiology and Pharmacology, University of Bristol.
When you visit the doctor and have your blood pressure taken, you’re told two numbers, 130/80 for example. But what does that actually mean? Katrina will explain the science behind blood pressure and why having a normal blood pressure is so important. She will also talk about the latest research into new treatments.
Webpage for Bristol Heart Institute