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About This Webinar

This session will feature the evidence for several novel treatments for diabetic foot ulcers, such as continuous diffusion topical oxygen and antibiofilm agents. In addition, the session will discuss the emergence of diagnostics that guide therapy and improve outcomes. The lecture will conclude with the efforts to prevent DFUs using at home technology.

When: Tue, 06/12/2022 · 6:00 PM · London
Duration: 1 hour
Language: English
Who can attend? Anyone with the event link can attend
Dial-in available? (listen only): No
Featured Presenters
Webinar hosting presenter
Professor of Skin Integrity, Institute of Skin Integrity and Infection Prevention, University of Huddersfield
Karen is Professor and Director for the Institute of Skin Integrity and Infection Prevention, University of Huddersfield, Visiting Professor, Queensland University of Technology and the Royal college of Surgeons, Dublin; previous academic editor for Wounds UK. She is elected chair of the International Wound Infection Institute and the International Skin Tears Advisory Panel (Europe). Her clinical background is in orthopaedics and tissue viability. She has over 30 years’ experience in both clinical practice and in academia. She is widely published (in excess of 140 papers) and has edited 2 text books.
Webinar hosting presenter Barbara Conway
Professor and Head of Pharmacy
Barbara is Head of Pharmacy at the University of Huddersfield. She was appointed as Professor of Pharmaceutics at the University of Huddersfield in 2010. Following her first degree in Pharmacy at Queen’s University, Belfast, she registered as a pharmacist in 1990 and practised full-time in community pharmacy until joining Aston University in Birmingham in 1992 to undertake a Ph.D. Her PhD research project at Aston was in the pharmaceutics and drug delivery field, focusing on microencapsulation for delivery of biopharmaceuticals.

Following completion of her PhD studies in 1995, she was employed in various posts at Aston University, including lecturer and senior lecturer and was Director of the M.Pharm. programme prior to moving to the University of Huddersfield in 2010 as Professor of Pharmaceutics. During this time, she also became a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and supervised projects on the application of e-learning technologies in Pharmacy. She was also a Medici Fellow, specialising in driving forward innovation within the university sector and hold several patents in the pharmaceutical area. She has supervised over 20 Ph.D. students and on-going research programmes focus on chrontherapeutic delivery and delivery of antimicrobials, novel excipients for drug delivery, the mechanical properties of pharmaceuticals and excipients and the development of chewing gum delivery systems.

She has a number of successful collaborations with other universities, NHS and pharmaceutical industry leading to publications and development of new products.
Webinar hosting presenter
CEO and Medical Director, SerenaGroup Inc and SerenaGroup Research Foundation
Dr. Thomas E Serena MD is the CEO and medical director of the SerenaGroup®, a family of wound, hyperbaric and research centers that spans the globe. He and his team have conducted more than 100 clinical trials and publish more than a dozen manuscripts annually. He has served as the President of the major US wound societies and is currently Vice-President of the International Surgical Wound Complication Advisory Panel.
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