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CMA Meeting

The scientific session usually takes place on the fourth Saturday in June and is accredited for Continuous Professional Development (CPD). There are four excellent and diverse speakers each year and the meeting is followed by a reception in the Master's Lodge and a 4-course dinner in Hall. Partners and guests are warmly invited and overnight accommodation is available.

The next annual CMA meeting will be on Saturday 24th June 2017.


Programme of the 21st Annual Meeting
Saturday 24th June 2017

The Bateman Auditorium, Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge

12.30-13.30           Optional sandwich lunch in the Bateman Room, Caius Court

13.45-14.00           Registration and welcome from Dr John Latimer, President of the CMA

14.00-15.30           Talks 1 & 2

1. Professor Sir Leszek Borysiewicz, Vice Chancellor of the University of Cambridge – “Medicine: Where next? Personal reflections”

2. Professor Dino Giussani, Professor of Developmental Cardiovascular Physiology and Medicine and Director of the Perinatal Physiology Research Group – “Heart Disease Link to Fetal Hypoxia: An Intergenerational Perspective”

15.30                      Tea

1600-17.30             Talks 3 & 4

3. Dr Giles Yeo, Principal Research Associate, Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Television presenter: “Starch, Milk and Alcohol”  

4. Professor David Abulafia, Professor of Mediterranean History, Cambridge University and Papathomas Professorial Fellow of Caius – “The Era of the Black Death”

17.45                     Business meeting

18.45                     Pre-prandial drinks in the Master’s Garden (in the Lord Colyton Hall if wet) followed by

19.30                     Dinner in Hall  (Dress: smart casual).


Julia Mantle will be organising the 2017 meeting for us and she can be contacted on