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Pint of Science

13 May 2024 to 15 May 2024
All day
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The Forum
Darlington Borough Council

Access cutting-edge insights into the world of bioscience and healthcare at The Forum this May.

Led by academics and partners from Teesside University’s National Horizons Centre, the event gives local people the opportunity to access the latest, cutting-edge research happening on our doorstep in an informal and relaxed atmosphere.

Teesside University has been involved with Pint of Science for several years but this is the first time the event will be taking place in Darlington.

Speakers and topics confirmed for the two-day festival include:

  • Professor John S. Young on how new technologies are helping people manage their healthcare.
  • Dr Kamar Ameen-Ali on new treatments for Alzheimer’s disease.
  • Dr Ahmad Khundakar offering insights into how dementia has shaped our understanding the mind.
  • Dr Marc Moore examining how mutations within DNA can lead to the formation of brain and nerve tumours in patients. 
  • Dr Maria O’Hanlon from The Lily Foundation speaking about 'mito' a rare genetic disease for which there is currently no cure.

Tickets for a Pint of Science in Darlington are available for £5 from

Read more about Pint of Science here.

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