Imperial College London

ProfessorSaraRankin

Faculty of MedicineNational Heart & Lung Institute

Professor of Leukocyte and Stem Cell Biology
 
 
 
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Contact

 

+44 (0)20 7594 3172s.rankin

 
 
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Assistant

 

Ms Naho Ollason +44 (0)20 7594 2151

 
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Location

 

Office no. 351Sir Alexander Fleming BuildingSouth Kensington Campus

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Summary

 

Outreach and Public Engagement Activities

As NHLI's Divisional Lead for Outreach, Prof. Sara Rankin is involved in a variety of public engagement and outreach activities. She runs regular stem cell workshops for pupils and teachers, participates in public debates, has been interviewed by the BBC and has collaborated with artist Gina Czarnecki as the lead scientist in the Sci-Art project, Wasted, exhibited in 2011 and in Palaces, exhibited in 2011-2012, with ample media coverage.

More information about Prof. Sara Rankin 's Public Engagement and Outreach activities can be found here.

National and International Conferences

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March 2014: (Chair) Trauma and Blast Inflammation, Postgraduate Centre, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Birmingham, UK.

May 2013: PhD training programme and research seminar, Bellinzona, Switzerland.

March 2013: Bone Marrow - Birth Place and Grave Yard for Neutrophils. 47th Annual Scientific Meeting of the European Society for Clinical Investigation, Phagocyte Workshop, Albufeira, Portugal.

March 2013: How Scientists are Putting the Tooth Fairy Out of Work, Nanyang Technological University, Lee Kong Chian Lecture Theatre, Singapore.

28 Feb 2013: Regenerative Pharmacology: Developing New Therapies to Mobilise Stem Cells from the Bone Marrow. Jointly hosted by LKC Medicine, the British High Commission and the Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS) at The Matrix, Biopolis, Singapore.

Sept 2012:  TERMlS meeting in Vienna.

June 2012: Neutrophils in Immunity, Quebec, Canada.

May 2012: GRC Chemotactic Cytokines, Italy.

March 2012: ERS Lung Stem Cell conference, Estoril.

Dec 2011: Symposium Stem Cells, Pharmacology and Therapeutics. British Pharmacology Society.

Nov 2011: Plenary Lecture at the World Conference on Regenerative Medicine, Leipzig, Germany.

Feb 2011: SMi conference.

May 2011: German Cardiovascular Society, Venice, Italy.

 

Invited Talks

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Feb 2014: Pharmacological Strategies to Mobilize Stem Cells from Bone Marrow. British Society of Immunology NE group at Newscastle University.

 April 2013: Geoff West Annual Pharmacology Lecture, School of Health, Sport and Bioscience, University of East London.

March 2013: Manchester University.

July 2012: Body heal thyself, Imperial College London.

April 2011: Cardiovascular Centre, Edinburgh.

March 2011: Biomedical Sciences, Cardiff- British Society of Immunology. Regional seminar series.

Feb 2011: Pharmacy and Pharmacology Dept, Bath.

Jan 2011: Haematology Dept, Imperial College.

March 2010: Tissue Engineering Institute, Porto, Portugal.

March 2010: Novartis, Horsham, UK.

Feb 2010: Stem Cell Club, Birmingham.

Feb 2010: Genes, Development and Disease. Theme Seminar at UCL-ICH, London.

Current Research

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Professor Sara Rankin is the Head of the Regenerative Pharmacology group at NHLI, Respiratory Sciences.

You can read more about the group's current research here.

Collaborators

Prof. Edwin Chilvers, Cambridge University, 2007

Dr Peter Parker, CRUK, London, 2003

Dr K Hodivala-Dilke, CRUK, London, 2006

Guest Lectures

Mar 2014 (Chair) Trauma and Blast Inflammation, Postgraduate Centre, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Birmingham, UK, 2014

Feb 2014 "Pharmacological strategies to mobilize stem cells from bone marrow', British Society of Immunology NE group at Newscastle University, 2014

April 2013 Geoff West Annual Pharmacology Lecture, School of Health, Sport and Bioscience, University of East London, 2013

March 2013 Manchester University, 2013

May 2013 Bellinzona PhD training programme and research seminar, 2013

March 2013 How Scientists are Putting the Tooth Fairy Out of Work”, Nanyang Technological University, Lee Kong Chian Lecture Theatre, Singapore, 2013

March 2013 Bone marrow - birth place and grave yard for neutrophils. 47th Annual Scientific Meeting of the European Society for Clinical Investigation – PHAGOCYTE WORKSHOP, Albufeira, Portugal, 2013

28 Feb 2013 “Regenerative Pharmacology – Developing New Therapies to Mobilise Stem Cells from the Bone Marrow” LKCMedicine jointly hosted a Distinguished Visitor Lecture with the British High Commission and the Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS)at The Matrix, Biopolis, Singapore, 2013

Nov 2011 World Conference on Regenerative Medicine, Leipzig, Germany - Plenary lecture, 2012

Sept 2012 TERMlS meeting Vienna, 2012

July 2012 Body heal thyself, Imperial College London, 2012

June 2012 Neutrophils in Immunity, Quebec, Canada, 2012

May 2012 GRC chemotactic cytokines, Italy, 2012

March 2012 ERS Lung Stem Cell conference, Estoril, 2012

Dec 2011 British Pharmacology Society - Symposium Stem cells, pharmacology and therapeutics, 2011

May 2011 German cardiovascular society, Venice, Italy, 2011

April 2011 Cardiovascular Centre Edinburgh, 2011

March 2011 Biomedical Sciences, Cardiff- British Society of Immunology Regional seminar series, 2011

Feb 2011 SMi conference, 2011

Feb 2011 Pharmacy and Pharmacology Dept, Bath, 2011

Jan 2011 Haematology Dept, Imperial, 2011

Oct 2010 Signalling pathways in stem cell biology, Ulm, Germany, 2010

Sept 2010 European Respiratory Society, Barcelona, 2010

June 2010 BHF Centre for Excellence Symposium, Imperial, London, 2010

June 2010 The Gordon Conference "Chemotactic cytokines", Italy, 2010

March 2010 Tissue Engineering Institute, Porto, Portugal, 2010

March 2010 Keynote address -Heart Lung Fest, Vancouver, 2010

March 2010 Novartis, Horsham, UK, 2010

Feb 2010 SMi conference - Stem cells: Achieving success in science and commercialisation, London, 2010

Feb 2010 Genes, Development and Disease Theme Seminar at UCL-ICH, London, 2010

Feb 2010 Stem Cell Club, Birmingham, 2010

Dec 2009 Imperial College Endothelial Meeting, London, 2009

Oct 2009 Institute for Research in Biomedicine, Bellinzona, Switzerland, 2009

Sept 2009 Stem Cells Europe, 2009, Edinburgh, 2009

July 2009 Satellite meeting of the World Inflammation Congress, Macrophages - Kanazawa, Japan (Neutrophil Talk), 2009

June 2009 Royal Veterinary College, London Institute Clinico Humanitas, Milan, ltaly, 2009

May 2009 Oxford Stem Cell lnstitute, 2009

May 2009 Population, Genetics and Gene Therapy Dept, Imperial UCB Pharma, Slough, UK, 2009

April 2009 CIMPP meeting Imperial, London, 2009

April 2009 UK National Stem Cell Network annual meeting, Oxford - short talk - workshop, 2009

March 2009 Keystone March Conference "Cardiac development and regeneration" Asheville, NC, 2009

March 2009 Novartis, Horsham, UK, 2009

March 2009 Genzyme, Boston, 2009

Feb 2009 Cell Club, Imperial, 2009

Feb 2009 SMi conference - Stem cells: Drug discovery and Therapeutics, London, 2009

Nov 2008 Harefield Centre for cardiac research, Imperial, 2008

Sept 2008 The Gordon Conference "Chemotactic cytokines", Aussois, France, 2008

June 2008 Sheffield regional meeting - British Society of Immunology, UK. (Neutrophil Talk), 2008

May 2008 John Humphry seminar series - Immunology, Hammersmith. Imperial. (Neutrophil Talk), 2008

March 2008 NHL/ - Dept Cell and Molecular Biology, Imperial, 2008