BLA CONNECTIONS | Series 2,   Episode 5 

Prof Martin Birchall returns to discuss Laryngological aspects of COVID-19 six months on

In episode 5 of ‘A Clear Voice,’ we welcome back Prof Martin Birchall as he reflects, comments and shares his insights of COVID-19 six months on, the impact on individuals and laryngology as a whole as well as the future of laryngology post-COVID using new technologies.

Prof Birchall is one of the leading academic Otolaryngologists in the world, one of the leading academic surgeons in Europe and an international figure in the field of translational regenerative medicine. His work is dedicated to the successful translation of innovative technologies, especially in the field of stem cells and regenerative medicine, with a focus on alleviating suffering and improving the quality of life for those with disorders of the head and neck, voice and swallowing. He aims to achieve these goals through forming partnerships with the very best scientists and surgeons in the appropriate fields. These multidisciplinary teams focus on clear therapeutic targets.

He has supervised 9 PhD and 5 MD students, raised over £4 million in peer-reviewed grant money, including from MRC, NIH and the Wellcome Trust (nearly £2 million held presently) and has published 130 peer-reviewed scientific papers plus numerous reviews and reports. He is Director of UCL Partners ENT Programme and was named Morgan Stanley Briton of the Year in 2008.

He is also a founding member of the BLA and immediate past president.

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