Medicine, RMH Academic Seminar Series

Every week on Friday, until 15th Dec 2017
11:30am - 12:30pm

Medicine @ Royal Melbourne Hospital runs a weekly Academic Seminar Series every Friday in the Ewing Theatre, 5th Floor, Clinical Sciences Building, Royal Melbourne Hospital.

A light lunch is served from 12:30pm onwards to encourage further discussion.

DateHostSpeakerTitleAffiliation
3 Mar 2017 Chris French Professor Terry Speed      Design and analysis of medical omics studies: pitfalls and principlesWalter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research
10 Mar Chris FrenchKay Richards Can a spider venom fix Dravet Syndrome? Florey Department of Neuroscience and Mental Health
17 MarChris FrenchKathryn Field

PhD Oration: Towards the further understanding of prognosis and outcomes for patients with high grade gliomas: A randomised phase II study of Carboplatin and Bevacizumab in Recurrent Glioblastoma (CABARET study)

Department of Medicine and Radiology
24 MarChris FrenchDr. Silke WalterPrehospital stroke therapy - why do we need that?Department of Neurology, Saarland University, Germany
31 MarChris FrenchProfessor Sanjoy PaulRESCHEDULEDDirector of Melbourne Epicentre, Department of Medicine and Radiology (RMH)
7 AprilChris FrenchAdrian Achuthan

GM-CSF-mediated molecular signaling pathways controlling inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis

Department of Medicine and Radiology
14 April  NO SEMINAR - EASTER FRIDAY 
21 AprilChris FrenchDr. Stefan HarerFrom Wearables to THINKables: Decoding Brain States using Deep Learning and IBM's Brain-Inspired TrueNorth ChipIBM Research Australia
5 May   NO SEMINAR 
12 MayChris FrenchProf Shitij KapurDean's Lecture - 'Schizophrenia'Dean, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
19 MayChris FrenchProf Fary KhanWhat's new in Rehabilitation?Director of Rehabilitation (RMH), Department of Medicine and Radiology
26 May Chris French Jaime Lee PhD Oration: Cognition, NMDA receptors, and gamma oscillations: implications for schizophreniaDepartment of Medicine and Radiology
2 JuneChris FrenchProfessor Mark HutchinsonThe "Toll" of knowing you are sick: implications for pain and its management.ARC Centre of Excellence for Nanoscale Biophotonics (CNBP), University of Adelaide
9 June Chris French Gita Soraya

PhD Oration: Development of a Biosensor Platform for Point-of-Care Applications in Precision Medicine and Immunodiagnostics

Department of Medicine and Radiology
16 JuneRod LuworDr. Nicholas ClemonsModelling oesophageal carcinogenesis to identify new therapeutic targetsPeter MacCallum Cancer Centre
23 June Chris French David Eccleston PhD Oration: Clinical Quality Registries Improve Outcomes in Cardiovascular DiseaseDepartment of Medicine and Radiology
7 JulyRod LuworDr. Elizabeth ChristieEvolution of chemoresistance in ovarian cancerPeter MacCallum Cancer Centre
14 July Chris French Andrew Neal PhD Oration: Clinical and molecular factors associated with post-operative glioma associated seizures.Department of Medicine and Radiology
21 July Chris French Marjan TabeshPhD Oration: Understanding the Relationship between Obesity/Fat Distribution/Metabolic Profiles and Vitamin D Status in Young Women (The Safe-D study)Department of Medicine and Radiology
28 JulyRod LuworChris FrenchThe Electrophysiology and Computational Modelling of CognitionDepartment of Medicine and Radiology
4 AugChris FrenchDr. Jaap van Die├źnAssessment of Balance ControlMOVE Research Institute, Vrije Universteet, Amsterdam
11 Aug Chris French Professor Sanjoy Paul

Pharmaco-epidemiological and Outcome studies: New Opportunities with Real World Electronic Medical Records

Chair Professor in Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics & Health Services Research, University of Melbourne
18 Aug Chris French Marzieh Jabbarzare PhD Oration: Understanding innate immunity to Plasmodium falciparum malariaDepartment of Medicine and Radiology
25 Aug Chris French Professor Mary Galea Studies in spinal cord injury Department of Medicine and Radiology
1 SeptChris French  Prof Daniel Hoyer To be rescheduled. Head of Department of Pharmacology, University of Melbourne
8 Sept Chris French Prof Seong Seng Tan How to Succeed in Research and Academia Florey Department of Neuroscience and Mental Health
29 Sept  NO SEMINAR - Public Holiday 
20 Oct  NO SEMINAR - Honours Presentations 
27 Oct Chris French Simote Foliaki

PhD Oration: Assessing prion acute synaptotoxicity using an electrophysiology study paradigm

Department of Medicine and Radiology
10 Nov Chris French Dana JazayeriPhD Oration: Antiepileptic Drug Teratogenicity- a Human and Laboratory Translational StudyDepartment of Medicine and Radiology
24 NovChris FrenchMatt HudsonPhD Oration: Gamma Oscillations and Behaviour in Animal Models Of SchizophreniaDepartment of Medicine and Radiology
1 DecRod Luwor Marie Parsons

PhD Oration: Clinical And Functional Characterization Of Novel Cancer Gene Candidates For Colorectal Cancer

Department of Surgery
15 DecChris FrenchJane Moon PhD Oration: Clinical Data Linkages in Spinal Cord InjuriesDepartment of Medicine and Radiology

For further information, please contact Ms Kim Ng.