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Durham University

Wolfson Research Institute for Health and Wellbeing

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SPIRE seminar: Genetics and Intellectual Disability Science and Stigma

13th October 2011, 12:00 to 14:00, D018, Ebsworth Building, Queen's Campus, Durham University, Stockton on Tees, Dr Muhammad Ayub, Consultant Psychiatrist in Learning Disability Service, TEWV NHS Foundation Trust



We take pleasure in inviting you to join us for the SPIRE (Support and Partnership for Ideas, Research and Empowerment) seminar.

Title: "Genetics and Intellectual Disability Science and Stigma"

Speaker: Dr Muhammad Ayub, Consultant Psychiatrist in Learning Disability Service, TEWV NHS Foundation Trust

Biography: Dr Muhammad Ayub graduated in 1985 from Nishtar Medical College, Multan Pakistan.  He had his initial training in Psychiatry in Mayo Hospital Lahore. He then Joined Edinburgh Rotational Training Scheme in Psychiatry in 1991. He moved to Lahore to take the post of assistant professor in Psychiatry in 1996. This position involved provision of training to under and post graduate doctors in Psychiatry. He is currently consultant psychiatrist in Learning Disability Service in Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust.  During his stay in Lahore he developed an interest in research in genetics of mental disorders and Intellectual Disability. His other areas of research are psychological consequences of trauma and measurement of psychopathology across cultural boundaries.  He is Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer in School of Medicine and Health, Durham.

Date and time: 13th October 2011 from 12 noon till 2.00 pm with lunch provided

Venue: D018, Ebsworth Building, Queen's Campus, Durham University, Stockton on Tees

Please confirm attendance for catering purposes to:

Val Heard
R&D Administrator
Research & Development Office
Tees, Esk & Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust
TAD Centre
Ormesby Road
Middlesbrough
TS3 7SF
Office Tel: 01642 516981
Fax: 01642 243734

Contact valerie.heard@tewv.nhs.uk for more information about this event.