Department of Medicine - Austin Doyle Research in Progress Seminar

Every week on Thursday, until 8th Nov 2018
12pm - 12pm

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

3 May

Dr Lindy Jackson

PhD candidate Supervised by Dr Peter deCruz & Prof Danny Liew

An Integrated eHealth Strategy to Optimise Outpatient Disease and Psychological Management in Inflammatory Bowel Disease
10 May

Prof Grant Drummond

Head, Department of Physiology, Anatomy & Microbiology, Co-Head, Vascular Biology & Immunopharmacology Group, La Trobe University

Innate and adaptive immune mechanisms in the pathogenesis of hypertension
17 May

Marnie Graco

PhD candidate Supervised by Prof David Berlowitz & Prof Sally Green

Towards better management of obstructive sleep apnoea in acute tetraplegia
24 MayTBC 
31 May

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 Jun

Science Grand Round Seminar presented by Olivia Newton-John Cancer Research Institute & University of Melbourne

Professor Mark Febbraio

Seminar will be held at ONJ Centre Lv 5 Room 5A/B
14 Jun

Dr Matthew Pase

Swinburne University of Technology

21 Jun

Dr Francine Marques

Baker Heart & Diabetes Institute

28 Jun

Professor Robert Widdop

Head, Department of Pharmacology, Head, Integrative Cardiovascular Pharmacology Group, Monash University

Insulin-regulated aminopeptidase: a novel therapeutic target for cardiovascular disease'
19 Jul

Professor Melissa Little

Kidney Development, Disease and Regeneration, Murdoch Children's Research Institute

26 Jul

Dr Sim Ye Ong

PhD candidate supervised by Prof Martin Delatycki and Dr Amanda Nicoll

How should moderate iron overload in haemochromatosis be managed?
2 AugTBC 
9 Aug

Dr Mardiana Lee

PhD candidate supervised by Prof David Power, Dr Peter Mount, Dr Natasha Cook

Energy metabolism in renal fibrosis
30 Aug

Lakmie Gunarathnie

PhD candidate supervised by Dr Chandana Herath & Prof Peter Angus

Therapeutic potential of targeting the protective arm of the renin angiotensin system (RAS) in portal hypertension with or without cirrhosis
6 SepTBC 
13 SepTBC 
20 Sep

Dinali Fernando

PhD candidate supervised by Dr Chandana Herath & Prof Peter Angus

The AGE/RAGE pathway in the progression of chronic liver disease:  Targets for prevention and treatment
11 OctTBC 
25 OctTBC 
1 NovTBC 
8 Nov

Dr Yet Khor

PhD candidate supervised by Prof Christine Macdonald, Dr Nicole Goh and A/P Anne Holland

Oxygen therapy in Interstitial lung disease

Any query regarding this seminar, please contact Ms. Elise Newman at