Medicine and Radiology, RMH Academic Seminar Series

Every week on Friday, until 6 Dec 2019
All day

Medicine and Radiology@ Royal Melbourne Hospital runs a weekly Academic Seminar Series every Friday, at 11.30 am in the Ewing Theatre, 5th Floor, Clinical Sciences Building, Royal Melbourne Hospital.

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

DateHostSpeakerTitleAffiliation
1 Mar 2019Chris FrenchProfessor Colin MastersMolecular origins of Alzheimer's Disease: when does it start, and what strategies for primary preventionFlorey Department of Neuroscience and Mental Health, The University of Melbourne
8 MarChris FrenchElisa Hill-YardinMind over faecal matter - nervous system mutations and the gut-brain axis in autism School of Health and Biomedical Sciences, RMIT University
15 Mar   NO SEMINAR 
22 MarChris FrenchSarah FarrandDeep  brain stimulation in psychiatry - where are we now?Neuropsychiatry Unit, The Royal Melbourne Hospital
29 MarChris FrenchAndrew AllenUnderstanding complex neural circuits: Development of HypertensionDepartment of Physiology, The University of Melbourne
12 AprilChris FrenchVaidehi NaganurMPhil Oration: The potential of mobile and wireless devices as a diagnostic tool for physicians in detecting between seizure typesDepartment of Medicine and Radiology
19 April  NO SEMINAR - GOOD FRIDAY 
26 April  NO SEMIINAR  
3 May Chris French Elysia Sokolenko

PhD Oration: Dissecting the cellular mechanisms of NMDA receptor antagonist-induced disruptions to working memory and gamma oscillations

Department of Medicine and Radiology
10 MayChris FrenchKarin ThurskyWhat do you do with an idea?  A case study of sepsis and health services researchDepartment of Medicine and Radiology
17 MayChris FrenchTim van GelderSWARM Intelligence: Developing a Platform for Better Analytical ReasoningSchool of Biosciences, Faculty of Science, University of Melbourne
24 MayJudy SavigeGrant MontgomeryGenomic studies on reproductive traits and implications for health outcomesInstitute for Molecular Bioscience, The University of Queensland
31 MayChris FrenchDavid VauxResearchers Behaving BadlyWalter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research
7 June  NO SEMINAR 
14 June Chris French Adam Deane Advances in the treatment of septic shock: big-tent vs. precision-medicine RCTs ICU, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Department of Medicine and Radiology
21 June   NO SEMINAR - RMH Research Week 
28 June  NO SEMINAR - RMH Research Week 
5 JulJudy SavigeAnthony HannanGene-environment interactions mediating experience-dependent plasticity in mouse models of cognitive and affective disordersFlorey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health
12 JulRod LuworAlice PebayModelling neurodegeneration using human pluripotent stem cellsDepartment of Surgery, RMH
19 JulStephen RogersonTaufiqual IslamPhD Oration: Refining an in vivo prion disease model to facilitate characterization of the toxic molecular species and mechanism of acute neurotoxicityDepartment of Medicine and Radiology
26 JulMary GaleaLuke BurchillBig Data Big StoriesDepartment of Medicine and Radiology
2 Aug Chris French Prof Meng Law Dementia, Ultrahigh Field MRI and AIThe Alfred Hospital, Monash University
9 AugChris FrenchMatt WattHepatokines link non-alcoholic fatty liver disease to type 2 diabetesDepartment of Physiology, The University of Melbourne
23 Aug Chris French Natasha van ZylNerve transfer surgery: expanding the options for upper limb re-animation in tetraplegiaSurgery, Austin Health
6 SepJudy SavigeProf Joe TrapaniCar-T CellsVictorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre
13 SepRod LuworSarah HaniehMalnutrition in Aboriginal Australia: beyond a medical problem.Department of Medicine and Radiology
20 SepJudy SavigeJane VisvaderUsing the differentiation hierarchy to get abreast of cancerWalter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research
27 Sep   NO SEMINAR - Grand Final Friday 
4 Oct Chris French Rebecca SmithOpportunities for career development with the Victorian Infection and Immunity Network VIIN
11 OctRod LuworProf Peter ten DijkeTGF-beta family signalling in breast cancer progression Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands
18 OctJudy SavigeProf John BatemanCollagen misfolding in genetic skeletal disease: from the molecular pathology to clinical trialsMurdoch Children's Research Institute, Dept of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne
25 OctChris FrenchDale RobinsonExperimental and computational techniques in biomechanical engineering - Useful tools to improve understanding and to predict mechanical behaviour of the musculoskeletal systemDepartment of Biomedical Engineering, The University of Melbourne
1 Nov Chris French Ofer Gonen PhD Oration: Multimodal MRI biomarkers of epilepsy Department of Medicine and Radiology
15 NovJudy SavigeChristine Wells

Molecular anatomy in the era of the Human Cell Atlas

Stem Cells Australia
22 Nov   NO SEMINAR 
29 NovChris FrenchProf John SavillThe Future of Medical ResearchMelbourne Academic Centre for Health
6 Dec Chris French Jai Darvall PhD Oration: Frailty in critically ill and surgical patients: screening, risk stratification and outcomes. Department of Medicine and Radiology

For further information, please contact Ms Kim Ng.