Successful seminar on IC/PBS in Birmingham

8 March, 2016

On Tuesday 2/3/2016 over 30 people attended our seminar on IC/PBS and the feedback has been really positive. Urigen asked us to help them to raise awareness of their treatment of IC/PBS and to host a seminar at which eminent Urologist Dr Lowell Parsons would speak. The University Hospital Birmingham was chosen as an ideal ocation to attract both medical professionals as well as COB members. Urigen also invited Mr Mohamed Belal Urology Consultant at the QE to speak at the event. The talks were interesting and the Qand A sessions lively. The event was also supported by Mawdsleys who are the UK distributors of Parsons Solution - the treatment used in the USA by Dr Parsons in his on-going treatment of IC/PBS.

Short Bio of Dr Parsons : -Dr. C. Lowell Parsons diagnoses and treats all urologic disorders, and specializes in caring for patients who have interstitial cystitis (IC). Internationally recognized as a leading physician and researcher in IC, he has developed major new diagnostic tools and treatments for the disease and has published over 225 medical journal articles and textbook chapters. Health care professionals from around the world have visited his clinic in the USA and attended his lectures to learn the latest techniques for detecting and treating IC. 

At his clinic at UC San Diego, Dr. Parsons has treated more than 7000 patients who have IC. His UC San Diego laboratories pursue a number of research studies aimed at identifying the causes of IC and finding effective new treatments for it.


 Dr Parsons                                                                                                                Mr Mohamed Belal                                                                                       The Seminar attendees listening to Dr Parsons

Afternoon Tea was provided for the attendees.

Thanks to the UHB Conference Centre for their support in organising the event.



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