Date(s) - 16/09/2021
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
The Research@Lunchtime seminar series showcases ground-breaking research taking place across the NIHR Guy’s and St Thomas’ BRC and King’s College London Faculty of Life Sciences and Medicine.
Chaired by our BRC Director Prof Matt Brown and delivered by subject experts in an accessible format, the seminars cover a variety of health research topics. The seminars are free and appropriate for clinicians, clinical academics and students, and anyone else with an interest in health research.
These seminars are recorded – you can access the recording after the event using the Teams link above.
If you have ideas for interesting presentations you would like to appear on the webinar series please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Prokar Dasgupta, King’s Health Partners Foundation Professor of Surgery, is internationally reputed as a clinician-scientist, educator, polymath and 10th Editor-in-Chief of the British Journal of Urology International (BJUI).
He pioneered robotic surgery in Urology in the UK, and with the help of The Urology Foundation, trained and mentored several consultant surgeons and over 30 fellows both nationally and internationally. He was the first to develop image guided and 3D printed prostatectomies, indentation probes for precise localisation of tumours and is Ambassador for the KCL-Ericsson 5G Global health program in telemedicine. He was Chief Investigator for the world’s first randomised controlled trial of telerobotics and the only trial comparing open, laparoscopic and robotic cystectomy.
Prokar was elected the youngest ever Hunterian President and served on the Associated Parliamentary Committee for Surgical Services in the House of Lords, UK. He is also known for his services to Charity, serving as a Trustee to the Prostate Cancer Research Centre and the Malcolm Coptcoat Trust.