Medicine, RMH RHD Seminar Series

Every week on Friday, until 22nd Dec 2017
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Medicine @ Royal Melbourne Hospital runs a weekly RHD Seminar Series every Friday  in the Ewing Lecture Theatre, 5th Floor, Clinical Sciences Building, Royal Melbourne Hospital.

Postgraduate seminars give students the opportunity to present their research projects during the confirmation process and to provide annual progress updates. For students presenting their Orations, it is an opportunity  to receive constructive feedback from an expert audience prior to thesis submission. We strongly encourage students and staff at Royal Melbourne Hospital to attend these presentations; independent input and feedback is greatly valued and helps the students to consolidate their ideas.

Note: Medicine and Surgery RMH students - please contact Ms Kim Ng to schedule your seminars.

DateTimeHostSpeakerTitle
07 Apr 09.30 - 10.00am Helmut Butzkueven Krystal SongPhD Progress: Advance Care Planning in Rehabilitation Settings
07 Apr 10.30 -11.00am Stephen Rogerson Rachel Cooke PhD Progress: CD4+ T cell fate in multiple myeloma
14 Apr   NO SEMINARS - EASTER FRIDAY
05 May 08.30 - 09.00am Stephen Rogerson Debebe Shaweno

PhD Progress: Modelling tuberculosis in Ethiopia: Spatiotemporal Transmission Dynamics and Effects of Public Health Interventions

05 May09.30 - 10.00amHelmut ButzkuevenOfer GonenPhD Confirmation: Multimodal MRI Biomarkers of Epilepsy
05 May10.00 - 10.30amStephen RogersonShahrul AzminPhD Progress Report: Pain in Parkinson's disease
19 May11.00 - 11.30amStephen RogersonGeoff Wong

PhD Confirmation: Genetic associations and mechanisms of atrial arrhythmias

26 May9.00 - 9.30amHelmut ButzkuevenAgersew Mengist

PhD Confirmation: The role of neutrophils in innate immune responses in malaria infection

26 May2.00 - 2.30 pmHongJian ZhuNatalie KurganovsPhD Progress: The origins and drivers of treatment resistant prostate cancer
2 Jun9.00 - 9.30amHelmut ButzkuevenNatasha Smallwood

PhD Progress: Palliative care for patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: understanding current practices and exploring a new model of integrated care

9 Jun10.00 - 10.30amHongJian ZhuAhmad Zulkifli

PhD Confirmation: Understanding and Overcoming Tumour Resistance to Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Targeted Therapy

 23 Jun 8.00 - 9.00amHelmut Butzkueven Sandeep PrabhuPhD Oration: Atrial Fibrillation, Systolic Dysfunction, Myocardial Fibrosis and the Role of Catheter Ablation
23 Jun9.30 - 10.00amStephen RogersonCourtney IeranoPhD Confirmation: Antimicrobial stewardship for surgical antimicrobial prophylaxis
23 Jun10.30 - 11.00amStephen RogersonTaufiqual IslamPhD Progress Report: Refining an in vivo prion disease model to facilitate characterization of the toxic molecular species and mechanism of acute neurotoxicity
21 Jul 10.30 - 11.00amStephen Rogerson Jai Darvall PhD Progress: Frailty in Peri-operative and Critical Care
28 Jul 9.30 - 10.00am Helmut Butzkueven Jacqui Agostinello MPhil Progress: Thoracolumbar spinal cord injury: reducing acute complications
4 Aug9.00 - 9.30amStephen RogersonMujun SunPhD Progress: The pathophysiology and treatment of traumatic brain injury with concomitant peripheral injury
4 Aug10.30 - 11.30amHelmut ButzkuevenVarduhi CahillPhD Oration: The role of 18F-FDG PET in predicting seizure outcomes and memory deficits following anterior temporal lobe resection for drug resistant epilepsy
11 Aug9.00 - 9.30amHelmut ButzkuevenJohn-Paul NicoloMPhil Confirmation:  Glutamate as a biomarker of post-stroke epilepsy
25 Aug9.00 - 9.30amHelmut ButzkuevenAamira HuqPhD Confirmation: Genetic biomarkers of early onset dementia and investigating genetic and environmental resilience factors to Alzheimer Disease
1 Sept9.30 - 10.00amStephen RogersonKaren UrbancicPhD Confirmation: Antifungal stewardship: optimising antifungal use in immunocompromised patients.
8 Sept9.30 - 10.00amHelmut ButzkuevenJaclyn Bishop

PhD Confirmation: Antimicrobial Stewardship in Australian regional, rural and remote hospitals

NOTE: Venue is 5008, Level 5, Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity, 792 Elizabeth Street.

8 Sept10.45 - 11.15amHelmut ButzkuevenJanavi RambhatlaPhD Progress: Immunity to Plasmodium falciparum erythrocyte membrane protein1 and severe malaria
15 Sept 9.15 - 9.45am Stephen Rogerson Juliana Silva PhD Progress: Acquired epilepsy in Alzheimer's Disease
15 Sept10.30 -11.00amRod LuworNigel Da SilvaMaster of Surgery Confirmation: Use of administrative data to autopopulate colorectal cancer databases:  Facilitating Outcomes Research
29 Sept   NO SEMINAR - PUBLIC HOLIDAY
13 Oct8.30 - 9.00amStephen RogersonHenry ZhaoPhD Confirmation: Improving pre-hospital care of acute stroke
13 Oct9.30 -10.30amRod LuworLinda WangPhD Oration: TGF-β Signaling Regulation in Breast Cancer Metastasis
13 Oct10.30 - 11.30amRod LuworFiona Tan

PhD Oration:  Ponatinib Inhibits STAT3 Activity and Reduces Colorectal Cancer Growth

20 Oct9.30 - 10.00amRod LuworChenkai MaPhD Progress: Circulating miRNAs as biomarkers and intercellular regulators in GBM
Venue: Room 7C001, Level 7, VCCC
20 Oct9.30 - 10.00amHelmut ButzkuevenPeter WallbridgePhD Progress report: Broadening applications of chest ultrasound
3 Nov9.00- 9.30amStephen RogersonRomain RagonnetPhD Progress: Using mathematical modelling to challenge accepted methods and paradigms of tuberculosis control and transmission
10 Nov 9.00 - 10.00am Helmut ButzkuevenJill Naylor

PhD oration: Clinical, radiological and genetic markers of ischaemic stroke outcome

17 Nov10.30 - 11.30amHelmut ButzkuevenMadi NjiePhD Oration: Innate cellular response to malaria in children and pregnant women
24 Nov10.30 - 11.30amStephen RogersonRowa AljondiPhD Oration: The Effect of Midlife Cardiovascular Risk Factors on Late Life Brain Structure and Cognitive Function in Normal Ageing Women
1 Dec 11.00 - 11.30am Stephen Rogerson Alex Voskoboinik PhD Progress: Topic tba
15 Dec9.30 - 10.00amStephen RogersonAi-Lan NguyenPhD Confirmation:  Topic tba
15 Dec 10.30 - 11.00am Stephen RogersonMichael Silk PhD Confirmation: Predicting the functional consequences of missense variation using a combined population genomics and structural biology approach