THEATRE OF DEBATE

DIGITAL DRAMA

Debate

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First stage production of Dayglo, Autumn 2011. Photographs by Robert Workman.
'Dayglo' has been developed in partnership with The Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC) and the University of Ulster. The production will explore the social, moral, scientific and political questions raised by advances in pharmacogenetics, defined as the study of how genetic variation affects our response to medicines

Y Touring's creative process involves the input of experts from our project expert group. On May 18th 2011, members of the 'Dayglo' expert group, along with young people Hackney Free & Parochial Secondary School (London Borough of Hackney) and Alexandra Park School (London Borough of Haringey), other stakeholders and playwright Abi Bown, participated in an interactive debate exploring the issues posed by personalising medical treatments according to our genes. Several Advisory Group members gave presentations, expressing their point of view.

Kimberly Jamie,ESRC/Pharmacy Practice Research Trust PhD student, University of York
Watch Kimberly Jamie's presentation

Maggie Alexander, Director of Policy, Education and Influencing, Breakthrough Breast Cancer
Watch Maggie Alexander's presentation

Professor Katherine Payne, Professor of Health Economics, Health Sciences – Methodology School of Community Based Medicine, The University of Manchester
Watch Professor Katherine Payne's presentation

Professor Munir Pirmohamed,NHS Chair of Pharmacogenetics, University of Liverpool
Watch Professor Munir Pirmohamed's presentation

Professor Valerie McKelvey-Martin, Head of Engagement and Professor of Molecular Biosciences, Department of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Ulster, Coleraine (UUC)
Watch Professor Valerie McKelvey-Martin's presentation

Dr. Sophie Petit-Zeman, Adviser, Patient Involvement & Engagement, Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC)
Find out more about Dr Sophie Petit-Zeman

Dr Olivier Harari,Clinical Science Leader, Roche Products Ltd
Find out more about Dr Olivier Harai

Following the workshop, Abi Bown then submitted two synopses to Y Touring and the Advisory Group and 'Dayglo' was the synopsis chosen to be commissioned.



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