Mr. Simon Phillips is a faculty member who is part of the congenital surgery lectures on day 2. He specialises in all aspects of adult clinical perfusion but has a particular interest in mini bypass and the management of cardiopulmonary bypass to minimise the inflammatory response and limit blood product transfusion. He is one of the few perfusion scientists to carry out the very specialist techniques involved in providing cardiopulmonary bypass to patients during pregnancy. Recently he has been active in developing and optimising perfusion techniques pertaining to complex aortic root and aortic arch replacement for those patient with connective tissue disorders. For a full biography and lots more, visit our website today corereview.co.uk. Our next event will be at the Royal College Of Physicians in London (07-10 May 2020). Registration is now open.