Lectures and seminars KI South Distinguished Lecture Series: Gavin Perkins

22-11-2022 3:00 pm Add to iCal
Södersjukhuset Aulan, floor 6 (elevator C)
Professor Gavin Perkins

Professor Gavin Perkins is Deputy Dean of Warwick Medical School and Director of Warwick Clinical Trials Unit. He is a National Institute for Health Research Senior Investigator and Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences. As a practicing critical care and pre-hospital physician his research interests focus on improving outcomes from those who become critically unwell or injured.

Prof. Perkins has played key roles in the PARAMEIC trials (evaluating mechanical chest compression devices, adrenaline and intraosseous drug administration), RePHILL (a trial of pre-hospital blood and plasma transfusion) as well as several in-hospital critical care trials in patients with respiratory failure and the acute respiratory distress syndrome (BALTI trials, RECOVERY-RS, Breathe trial).  He was recognised as a Resuscitation Giant by the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation in 2021 and appointed an honorary member of the European Resuscitation Council in 2022.

Lecture: "Trials and tribulations of a critical care physician"

Short talk introduction by KI  researcher Jacob Hollenberg, professor of cardiology specialising in intensive care at Karolinska Institutet, the department of Clinical Science and Education, Södersjukhuset, Head of Research (Centre for Resuscitation Science), Senior Consultant, Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Intensive Care (Södersjukhuset): "The background and burden of cardiac arrest".

The lecture will be followed by an afternoon reception in the Aula entrance hall with possibility to interact and ask questions. A small group will after that be allowed to talk to Prof. Perkins under the leadership of Jacob Hollenberg.

This lecture series will be IRL only. No registration needed.

Host: Jacob Hollenberg


Johanna Ungerstedt Affiliated to Research