Spring Dinner with Sir Leszek Borysiewicz, Chairman of Cancer Research UK

Location : Norfolk Cloister Room, Charterhouse, Charterhouse Square, London EC1M 6AN

Payable By : Credit Card

Start Date : Wed 18/04/2018 18:30
End Date : Wed 18/04/2018 21:00
Booking Email : walesinlondon@gmail.com

Price : £ 59

An evening with Sir Leszek Borysiewicz, the former Vice Chancellor of Cambridge University.

Talk Topic: Bringing the world to Wales and Wales to the world in the field of medicine

Sir Leszek Borysiewicz was born in Cardiff, studied medicine at the Cardiff University School of Medicine, and completed his PhD at Imperial College London.

He headed the Department of Medicine at the University of Wales before joining Imperial College London, where he was promoted to Deputy Rector, and he headed the Medical Research Council before becoming Vice Chancellor of Cambridge University.

He is currently the Chairman of Cancer Research UK.

He is a world renowned specialist in immunology.

With both extensive international experience as well as an intimate knowledge of Wales, Sir Leszek will be able, with a combination of erudition and insight, to weave together the links which join Wales and the world in the field of medicine and beyond.

A two course meal with be served in the Norfolk Cloister Room of Charterhouse, a magnificent 14th century cloister, boasting original doorways leading into monks’ cells dating back to 1371.

The ‘offside’ rule in football can claim its origins in this room, as the boys of Charterhouse School were the first to implement it in this space.