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
13 May     NO SEMINAR  
20 May Chris French Ian Forster The mechanism and structure of renal/intestinal phosphate transporters Florey Institute, The University of Melbourne
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
30 Sep     NO SEMINAR  
28 Oct Chris French Prof Glenn King Topic tba The University of Queensalnd



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