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The future of Health Care
with Dr Jinit Masania from University of Derby

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Join Dr Jinit Masania as he explores the future of health care, with a particular focus on the history of global health care and world health care inequalities. He also discusses what OMICS is and its purpose and explains what personalised medicine is, including the many benefits in providing excellent health care. Jinit finishes by posing a fascinating activity in which you will identify the metabolite caffeine in coffee!

Dr Jinit MasaniaUniversity of DerbyBiomedical sciences

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1. Today’s health care
2. OMICS and Mass Spectrometry
3. Personalised medicine
4. Identify the metabolite caffeine in coffee
5. Activity

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University of Derby
University of Derby
University of Derby

Located in the heart of England, the University of Derby offers industry-relevant, expert teaching, study and research. They offer industry-relevant, expert teaching, study and research. The University of Derby is a place where you can live your dream, where you can realise your vision for your future. It's a place where you can truly be yourself and where you can take your passion and talent and use them to create a better world. They have a long and proud heritage of using their knowledge and innovation to support the prosperity of the Derbyshire region, the nation and around the world. Their strong industry links, expert academics and real-world classroom facilities equip and prepare students to fulfil their potential, whatever their background.

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Dr Jinit Masania

Dr Jinit Masania is a Lecturer in Biomedical Science at the University of Derby, and also a Biochemist with a background in Synthetic chemistry. He completed his PhD in Biochemistry at University Collage London in 2010 and then took up a postdoctoral position at the University of Warwick, where he was involved in a large-scale (10 million pounds) integrating research project funded by the European Commission through its Seventh Framework Programme. Jinit has industrial connections with 3M pharmaceuticals and NAPP pharmaceutical, and is an associate member of the Royal Society of Chemistry, executive member of the Midlands Mass Spectrometry Group and a member of the Covid 19 Mass Spectrometry coalition. He also holds a patent in biomarkers of Urinary Health Screening. Jinit's main areas of research involve: identifying health markers for different disease states, metabolomics and proteomics, using mass spectrometry. Predominately looking at protein glycation and detoxification by the glyoxalase system via protein damage makers and amino acids.
Synthesis of novel biomarkers for targeted metabolomics.
Identifying biomarkers in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) in mechanisms of cellular senescence.

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