Medical Research: Bench to Bedside Department of Medicine (RMH)

RMH Academic Seminar Series

When: Fridays, 11.30 AM–12.30 PM, Light lunch available from 12.30 PM
Where: Ewing Theatre, Department of Surgery, 5th Floor Clinical Sciences Building, Royal Melbourne Hospital (enter via Royal Parade)

For all enquiries please contact Dr Chris French email






4 Mar 2016 Chris French Professor Andrea Maier What we can learn from Elie Mechnikov Professor of Aged Care, The University of Melbourne
11 Mar Mary Galea Maya Panisset PhD Oration: Measurement and prevention of muscle atrophy in acute spinal cord injury Department of Medicine
18 Mar Chris French Professor Emeritus Alan Mackay-Sim Stem cell models for brain disease
Griffith University, Queensland
1 Apr Chris French Professor David Story MCATS - Enabling Investigator Led Clinical Research Director (MCATS), Melbourne Medical School,
The University of Melbourne 

8 Apr

Start Time: 11.00 am (registrations from 10.30 am)
  Sophie Arkoudis Thesis with Publication Session followed by GR Supervisor Training Melbourne CSHE
15 Apr Rod Luwor Jingyi Sheng PhD Oration: The immune suppressive function of Transforming Growth Factor-β (TGF-β) in human diseases Department of Surgery
22 Apr     NO SEMINAR  
29 Apr Chris French Edwin Luk PhD Oration: Pulmonary Rehabilitation in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Department of Medicine
6 May Rod Luwor David Rhodes Commercial Development of Tissue Engineered Scaffolds Chief Scientific Officer, Admedus Innovative Health Solutions
27 May Chris French Professor Gustavo Duque Fat and Bone: An Odd Couple Melbourne Medical School, Western Precinct, University of Melbourne
3 Jun Chris French Professor Ashley Bush Metals in Neurodegenerative disease Florey Institute, The University of Melbourne
10 Jun Chris French Kris Genelyn Dimasuay PhD Oration: Topic tba Department of Medicine
17 Jun Chris French Dr. Jamie Vandenberg Topic tba Victor Chang Institute
24 Jun     NO SEMINAR - RMH Research Week  
1 Jul Rod Luwor Dr. Lev Kats Topic tba Peter MacCallum Institute
8 Jul Chris French Tobias Merson Topic tba Florey Department of Neuroscience and Mental Health
15 Jul Chris French Xi Zen Yap PhD Oration: Topic tba Department of Medicine
22 Jul Chris French Jingyi Tang PhD Oration: Topic tba Department of Medicine
29 Jul Chris French Reem Saleh PhD Oration: Pro-inflammatory mediators in arthritic pain and disease Department of Medicine
5 Aug Chris French Peter Batchelor Topic tba Department of Medicine
12 Aug Rod Luwor Lahiru Gangoda Topic tba La Trobe University
19 Aug Chris French Emma Callegari PhD Oration: Vitamin D status and related health in young women; results from the Safe-D study  Department of Medicine
26 Aug Chris French Dean Freestone Topic tba St. Vincent's, The University of Melbourne
2 Sep     NO SEMINAR  
9 Sep Chris French Marten Van Den Buuse Brain mechanisms in schizophrenia and methamphetamine psychosis: animal model studies Latrobe University
16 Sep Chris French A/Prof Bernard Yan Advances in Stroke Treatment Department of Medicine
23 Sep Chris French Marina Demetrios PhD Oration: Topic tba Department of Medicine



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