Medicine, RMH Academic Seminar Series

Every week on Friday, until 13 Dec 2018
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.Therapeutic potential of skeletal muscle plasticity for wasting disorders

2 Mar 2018 Chris French Dr. Nicholas Opie     Advances in Brain Machine InterfacesVascular Bionics Laboratory, Department of Medicine and Radiology
9 MarRod LuworChris FrenchDevelopments in Neuro-optical Techniques for Recording CNS Function Including Cognition-related EventsSenior Research Fellow, Department of Medicine and Radiology
16 Mar Chris FrenchMichael Erlichster PhD Oration: Improving application of human leukocyte antigen genotyping in precision medicineDepartment of Medicine and Radiology
23 MarChris FrenchPriyanka Barua

PhD Oration: Development of humoral immunity to severe and uncomplicated malaria in children from different geographical locations

Department of Medicine and Radiology
6 AprilChris French Phil RyanOxytocin and the Neural Circuitry of Fluid Intake Florey Department of Neuroscience and Mental Health
13 AprilChris FrenchAshish Kumar SharmaPhD Oration: Evaluation of renal bone disease – advancing our understanding of associations and diagnostic challengesDepartment of Medicine and Radiology
20 AprilRod LuworChenkai MaPhD Oration: Circulating miRNAs as biomarkers and intercellular communicators in gliomaDepartment of Surgery
27 AprilRod LuworPatrick McCoyPhD Oration: Hormonally induced defects of DNA damage repair genes: an oncogenic driver of prostate cancerDepartment of Surgery
4 May Chris French Debebe Shaweno

PhD Oration: Modelling tuberculosis in Ethiopia: Spatiotemporal transmission dynamics and effects of public health interventions

Department of Medicine and Radiology
11 MayChris FrenchProf Daniel HoyerOrexin and sleep: preclinical, clinical and regulatory aspectsDepartment of Pharmacology
18 MayChris FrenchElizabeth WilliamsPhD Oration: Head control and deformational plagiocephaly: towards preventionDepartment of Medicine and Radiology
25 MayChris French TBA 
1 JunChris FrenchDr. Sarah HaniehVoyage to the End of the Earth: Science and Leadership lessons from AntarcticaDepartment of Medicine and Radiology
8 JunChris FrenchDr. Kudzai KanhutuRefugee Health - research and reflections.VIDS Refugee Health Fellow, MH Telehealth
15 JunRod LuworDr. Kylie Gorringe Precision cancer medicine in breast and ovarian cancerPeter MacCallum Cancer Centre
22 JunChris FrenchProf Hartmut GeigerAgeing  and rejunevation of stem cells: A road to healthy ageing?University of Ulm, Germany
29 JunChris FrenchKyria WebsterPhD oration: High mobility group box protein 1 in paediatric traumatic brain injuryDepartment of Medicine and Radiology
6 JulChris FrenchBruce Campbell Reperfusion therapies for ischemic stroke?MBC, RMH; Department of Medicine and Radiology
13 JulChris FrenchMehdi MobliStructural details of how venom peptides engage their membrane embedded receptorsCentre for Advanced Imaging, The University of Queensland
20 JulChris FrenchJohn HamiltonGM-CSF and other immune cytokines in painDepartment of Medicine and Radiology
27 JulRod LuworJanavi RambhatlaPhD Oration: Antibody immunity to Plasmodium falciparum erythrocyte membrane protein 1 and severe malariaDepartment of Medicine and Radiology
17 AugChris FrenchPeter WallbridgePhD Oration: Ultrasound in the assessment of respiratory function and diseaseDepartment of Medicine and Radiology
24 AugChris FrenchNatasha Smallwood

PhD Oration: Palliative care for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: understanding current practices and exploring a new model of integrated care

Department of Medicine and Radiology
31 AugRod LuworA/Prof Tony VelkovAntibiotic resistance: the perfect stormDepartment of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, The University of Melbourne
7 SeptChris FrenchProf Gordon LynchTherapeutic potential of skeletal muscle plasticity for wasting disordersDepartment of Physiology, The University of Melbourne
14 Sept Chris FrenchFrank AnastasopoulosNHMRC Application ProcessManager, Research Grants (Health and Medical), Major Initiatives, Contracts and Grants
21 Sept Chris French Glenn Begley

10% of the time it works every time (or how to recognise Sloppy Science)”

CEO of BioCurate
28 Sept   NO SEMINAR 
5 OctRod LuworIngrid WinshipThe skin signs of familial cancerDepartment of Medicine and Radiology
12 OctChris French TBA 
19 Oct   NO SEMINAR 
26 OctChris French A/Prof Chi Baik Student Well-Being at The University of Melbourne Melbourne Centre for the Study of Higher Education
9 NovChris FrenchWill LeeDMedSc Oration: Novel methods of Symptom Measurement in Parkinson's DiseaseDepartment of Medicine and Radiology
16 Nov Chris French Shobi Sivathamboo PhD Oration: Cardiorespiratory and autonomic function in epilepsy Department of Medicine and Radiology
23 Nov Chris French Rachel CookePhD Oration: CD4+ T cell fate in Multiple MyelomaDepartment of Medicine and Radiology
30 Nov Chris French Anjaleena AnthonyPhD Oration: Characterizing functional antibody responses in malaria in pregnancyDepartment of Medicine and Radiology

For further information, please contact Ms Kim Ng.