Department of Medicine - Austin Doyle Research in Progress Seminar

Every week on Thursday, until 9th Nov 2017
12pm - 1pm

Department of Medicine at Heidelberg Campus runs a weekly Austin Doyle Research in Progress seminar series every Thursday from 12 to 1 pm in the Seminar room 1-2, Level 2, Melbourne Brain Centre, Austin Hospital.

A light refreshment is served from 1pm onwards.



Title of talk

25 May

Prof Terence J. O'Brien

James Stewart Professor of Medicine
Departments of Medicine & Neurology, The University of Melbourne

Developing anti-epileptogenic treatments for acquired epilepsy

15 JuneProf David Power (Director of Nephrology, Austin Hospital)TBC

22 June

29 June  

20 July

Dr David Scott PhD and NHMRC R.D. Wright Biomedical Career Development Fellow School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health, Monash University

Sarcopenia and obesity: Relationships with falls and fractures in older populations

27 July

Dr Jason Trubiano

PhD student supervised by Prof Lindsay Grayson et al

Antibiotic allergy testing and its impact on antimicrobial stewardship in the immunocompromised host

3 August

Indu Rajapaksha

PhD candidate supervised by Dr Chandana Herath & Prof Peter Angus

Therapeutic potential of targeting the renin angiotensin system (RAS) in chronic liver disease

10 August

Aaron Warren

PhD candidate supervised by Dr John Archer & Dr David Abbott & Prof Graeme Jackson

Cognitive network dysfunction in epileptic encephalopathy

17 August

Dr John Whitlam

PhD candidate supervised by Prof David Power et al

Exploiting copy number variation to measure donor/recipient chimerism as a graft health biomarker in transplantation

24 August

Kira Edwards

PhD candidate supervised by Prof Joe Proietto

Investigation of the impact of degree of weight loss, and severity of overweight on physiological adaptations to weight loss

7 Sep

14 Sep

21 Sep


12 Oct

19 Oct

26 Oct

Nov 2

Honours students – project final presentations

Nov 9

Dr Danielle Wilson

DMedSc candidate supervised by Dr Mark Howard, Prof Sue Walker, Dr Fergal O’Donoghue

Sleep-disordered breathing in pregnancy-induced hypertension and preeclampsia:  Impact on maternal and fetal outcomes

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