KnO2wledge 10: Oxygen

23rd May 2017

Join us and the Royal Society of Medicine as we celebrate not only our 10th KnO2wledge conference but ten years since the successful Xtreme Everest team summit of Everest.

The RSM are working in collaboration with the Xtreme Everest Oxygen Research consortium to deliver the latest research, experiments and knowledge learnt from the Everest laboratory at the 10th anniversary summit.

The continual commitment and extreme experiments carried out by this team bring lessons learnt from the mountainside to the bedside to improve outcomes for people who become critically ill and save the lives of many.

On the 23 May 2007 the Xtreme Everest team successfully summited Mount Everest (8848 meters). On the 24 May 2007, the second part of the team also successfully reached the top. These doctors and scientists studied human systems when stretched to breaking point in extreme environments to increase our understanding of critically ill patients.

For more details and the programme for this two day event, please visit the dedicated pages on the Xtreme Everest website.

To book tickets to this exciting event, please visit the Royal Society of Medicine website

Ticket Prices

Member rates

  • RSM Early bird Fellow: £250
  • RSM Early bird Associate: £200
  • RSM Early bird Retired Fellow/Club Member: £200
  • RSM Early bird Trainee: £200
  • RSM Early bird Student: £90

Non member rates

  • Early bird Consultant/GP: £330
  • Early bird AHP/Nurse/Midwife: £270
  • Early bird Trainee: £270
  • Early bird Public: £200
  • Early bird Student: £150

NB Early bird rates expire on Friday 31 March 2017

To discover more about the team of doctors who carried out the largest medical research project on the Himalayas, with over 200 volunteers, 5 weeks of accurate testing, climbing over 8,000 feet to discover the extremes of human physiology to uncover further knowledge about oxygen to save more patients who are critically ill, watch this BBC documentary - Doctors in the Death Zone

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