Medicine and Radiology, RMH GR Seminar Series

Every week on Friday, until 13 Dec 2018
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Medicine and Radiology@ Royal Melbourne Hospital runs a weekly GR Seminar Series every Friday (mostly) 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: Please contact Ms Kim Ng to schedule your seminars.

DateTimeHostSpeakerTitle
Tues 16 Jan 3.00pm - 4.00pm Stephen Rogerson David NadebaumMPhil Oration: Shear Wave Elastography in the assessment of Liver Fibrosis
19 Jan 9.00 -10.00am HongJian Zhu Ruth Mitchell (Surgery)PhD Oration: Targetting the EGF Receptor - A Structure Function Approach
19 Jan 10.30 - 11.00am Stephen Rogerson Liz Williams PhD Progress: Early infant head control: a new look at the effect of the 'back to sleep' program
25 Jan9.30 - 10.30amHongJian ZhuNigel Da Silva (Surgery)

Master of Surgery Oration: Ability of Administrative data to predict colorectal cancer resection short-term outcomes.

26 Jan    NO SEMINARS - AUSTRALIA DAY
Mon 29 Jan

12.00 - 1.00pm

Venue: Veterinary preclinical sciences (Building 400) building at room LG11

John HamiltonRumana AkterPhD Confirmation: Investigation into the Pathogens of Food Safety and Zoonotic Potentials in Victorian Beef Cattle
Thur 1 Feb

3.00 - 3.30pm

Venue: 5/5008 Seminar Room, Doherty Institute

Bev Biggs Fiona Gotterson PhD Progress: Antimicrobial stewardship and the nurse's role
2 Feb 9.00 - 9.30amJohn Hamilton Shah Uddin PhD Confirmation: Lab-on-a-chip Devices for Molecular Diagnostics
2 Feb 12.00 - 12.30pm Stephen Rogerson Chia Sharpe PhD progress: Combining targeted therapy with immunotherapy for the treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia
9 Feb9.00 - 9.30amMary GaleaEric Wong

PhD Progress: Immunologic manipulation to prevent or treat relapse of haematological malignancies after allogeneic haematopoietic stem cell transplantation

9 Feb 10.30 - 11.00am John Hamilton Jamie Young PhD Confirmation: Non-pharmacological management of chronic pain in multiple sclerosis and rehabilitation outcomes
9 Feb 12.00 - 12.30pm Mary Galea Andreas Pattichis PhD Confirmation: Epilepsy, Sleep and Sleep Disorders
9 Feb2.00 - 2.30pmHongJian ZhuThomas WarePhD Progress: Molecular regulation of tumour cell endothelialisation and therapeutic development in Glioblastoma
Thur 15 Feb

10.00 - 10.30am

Venue: 0/ GM003 Seminar Room (Smaller), Doherty Institute

Stephen RogersonPeter LangePhD Progress: Pharmacological Management of Delirium in Hospitalised Elderly
16 Feb8.00 - 8.30amMary GaleaMichael Flannery

PhD Confirmation: Atrial remodeling and risk of arrhythmias in endurance athletes.

16 Feb 9.00 - 9.30am Mary Galea Kyria Webster PhD Progress: HMGB1 in Paediatric Traumatic Brain Injury
16 Feb10.00 - 10.30amCassandra SzoekeJames HaridyPhD Confirmation:  An eHealth model of care for the community treatment of chronic hepatitis C
16 Feb10.30 - 11.00amHongJian ZhuZammam Areeb (Surgery)PhD progress: Overcoming irradiation and temozolomide treatment resistance in Glioblastoma
16 Feb11.00 - 11.30amMary GaleaElysia SokolenkoPhD Progress: Parvalbumin-positive interneurons, gamma oscillations and behaviours relevant to schizophrenia
16 Feb11.30 - 12.30pmStephen RogersonMichael CaiPhD Oration: The importance of calciprotein particles in mineral handling: mechanisms and clinical relevance in chronic kidney disease
16 Feb3.00 -3.30pmHongJian ZhuJocelyn Lippey(Surgery)Master of Surgery Confirmation: DEFINE - Developing and Evaluation of a decision aid to Facilitate decision making around INdividualised breast scrEening based on personalised breast cancer risk
23 Feb9.00 - 9.30amStephen RogersonFei Fei PanPhD Confirmation: Pleiotropic Effects of Sevelamer
23 Feb11.00 - 11.30amStephen RogersonShobi Sivathamboo

PhD Progress: Multivariate assessment of cardiorespiratory function in epilepsy: Implications for SUDEP:

2 Mar10.00 - 11.00amSandy SchultzXin Lin Tan

PhD Oration: Investigating the role of tau and TDP43 proteins in experimental TBI

Tues 6 Mar

3.00 - 3.30pm

Venue: 5/5048 Seminar Room, Doherty Institute

Bev BiggsAnjaleena AnthonyPhD Progress report: Characterizing functional antibody responses in malaria in pregnancy (MiP)
9 Mar9.00 - 9.30amStephen RogersonIrene RudermanPhD Confirmation: Secondary Hyperparathyroidism and Vascular Calcification in Chronic Kidney Disease: assessing complications and improving management
9 Mar9.30 - 10.00amMary GaleaKelei DuMaster of Research Confirmation: Manipulation of Natural Killer cells to improve stem cell transplant outcomes
9 Mar10.00 - 10.30amHongJian ZhuClarissa Whitehead (Surgery)PhD Confirmation: Evaluating the role of invadopodia in glioma invasion and response to therapeutics'
9 Mar11.00 -11.30amStephen RogersonMatt SypekPhD Progress: The role of immunological factors in kidney transplant organ allocation
Thur 22 Mar9.00 - 9.30amMary GaleaHongyuan JiangPhD Progress: Bone strength assessment using peripheral quantitative computed tomography (pQCT) and pQCT-based finite element analysis in different cohorts
23 Mar10.00 - 10.30amStephen RogersonHannah NguyenPhD Progress: Characterisation of bromodomain proteins in the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum
30 Mar   NO SEMINARS - EASTER FRIDAY
6 Apr10.30 - 11.00amStephen RogersonImogen WindlePhD progress: Rehabilitation outcomes in stroke survivors; community integration
13 April8.00 - 8.30amStephen RogersonSarah KofoedPhD Confirmation:  Rehabilitation for patients with primary brain tumours
13 Apr 11.00 - 11.30am Mary Galea Ram Parameswaran PhD Confirmation:  Epicardial-endocardial dissociation of electrical activation in the human atrium. Insight into the mechanism of persistent AF
13 Apr12.30 - 1.00 pmHongJian ZhuKen Chow (Surgery)PhD Progress: Tracking the Genetic Developments in Metastatic Prostate Cancer
Thur 19 Apr10.00 -10.30amChris HovensSaleh Almasabi

PhD Confirmation:  Dynamic TGF-β Signalling Cycle and its Implication in Tumour Invasion and Metastasis

20 Apr 11.00 - 11.30am Stephen Rogerson Hari Sugumar

PhD Confirmation: Atrial fibrillation ablation: Long term outcomes and atrial remodelling in patients with HFrEF, Prevalence of HFpEF, Role in AF-HFpEF and in those with enduring PV isolation.  AVNRT ablation: Relationship between junctional response and slow pathway endpoints.

27 Apr9.00 - 9.30amJohn HamiltonKrystal SongPhD Confirmation: Advance Care planning in Rehabilitation Settings
27 Apr 10.30 - 11.00am Stephen Rogerson Jacqui Agostinello MPhil Oration: Improving respiratory management in acute spinal cord injury
27 Apr 11.00 - 11.30am Stephen RogersonAngeline Shen PhD Progress: Topic tba
4 May9.00 - 9.30amStephen RogersonShahrul Azmin RaniPhD Progress:  Pain in Parkinson's Disease
11 May 11.00 - 11.30am Mary GaleaOfer GonenPhD Progress: Multimodal MRI Biomarkers of Epilepsy
25 May930 - 10.00amJohn HamiltonAgersew MengistPhD Progress: The role of Neutrophils in Innate Immune Responses in Malaria Infection
1 Jun10.00 - 10.30amHongJian ZhuAhmad Zulkifli

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

1 Jun11.00 - 11.30amMary GaleaGeoffrey WongPhD Progress: Genetics and mechanisms of atrial arrhythmias
22 Jun9.30 - 10.00am - Venue is 5008, L5, Doherty InstituteMary GaleaCourtney Ierano

PhD Progress: Surgical antimicrobial prophylaxis prescribing in Australia

13 Jul

10.30 - 11.00am Venue is 5008, L5, Doherty Institute

Stephen RogersonJai Darvall

PhD Confirmation: Frailty: risk stratification, outcomes, protective factors and economic impact in surgical and critically ill patients in Australia

20 Jul

9.30 - 10.00am

Venue is 5008, L5, Doherty Institute

Stephen Rogerson Simon Chong

PhD Confirmation: The Relationship of Study Findings to Publication Outcome in Anaesthesia Research and The Effect of Mandatory Trial Registration

20 Jul

11.00 - 11.30 am

Venue is 5008, L5, Doherty Institute

Mary GaleaKate Fetterplace

PhD progress: Energy and protein provision in critically ill patients

27 Jul9.00 - 10.00 amStephen RogersonMujun SunPhD Oration: The effect of extracranial immunological stressors on traumatic brain injury
10 Aug

8.00 - 8.30 am

Venue is 5008, L5, Doherty Institute

Stephen Rogerson Lachlan Healy MPhil Confirmation:  Hereditary Haemorrhagic Telangiectasia - Extending Genotype-Phenotype Correlation
10 Aug

9.00 - 9.30 am

Venue is 5008, L5, Doherty Institute

Stephen RogersonCaroline Park

MPhil Confirmation:

Nutrition - OUT OF STOCK; Impact of extreme weather events on nutrition, with a case study of Indigenous and Torres Strait Islander communities in Northern Australia

24 Aug10.30 - 11.00 amAdam DeaneBen SansomPhD Confirmation: Circuit haemodynamics in continuous renal replacement therapy: towards improved circuit function utilising modern data analytics
31 Aug 9.00 - 9.30 am  Venue: Boardroom, L6, CMR, RMH HongJian Zhu Ximena Cid Serra

MPhil Confirmation: Focused ultrasound as an adjunct to clinical evaluation for patients admitted to internal medicine units. IMFCU-1 study

7 Sept8.00 - 8.30 amStephen RogersonAlaeldin ElmalikPhD Confirmation: Implementation of the Model Disability Survey in people from various cultural backgrounds in a developed country: rehabilitation and use of assistive devices can enable people with disabilities to be independent
7 Sept 9.00 - 9.30 am Mary Galea Fana Alemseged PhD Confirmation: Treatment and prognosis in posterior circulation ischaemic stroke: insights from the international Basilar Artery Treatment and MANagement (BATMAN)
7 Sept10.00 - 10.30 amStephen RogersonSu Yi LeePhD Confirmation: Rehabilitation in Disaster Settings - The Way Forward
7 Sept11.00 - 11.30 amMary GaleaKelei DuMaster of Research Progress: Manipulation of Natural Killer cells to improve stem cell transplant outcomes
7 Sept12.30 - 1.30 pmStephen RogersonRomain RagonnetPhD Oration: Using mathematical modelling to challenge accepted methods and paradigms of tuberculosis control and transmission
14 Sept

10.00 - 10.30 am

Venue: Boardroom, L6, CMR, RMH

HongJian Zhu Md Efte SumonPhD Confirmation:  Exosome-mediated TGF-β signalling in tumourigenesis
Thur 20 Sept

9.15 - 9.45 am

Room 6057, Pittard Meeting Room, Level 6, Doherty Institute

Bev Biggs Amaya Ortega PhD Confirmation:  Identifying Antibody Responses Associated with Protection from Malaria in Pregnant Women
12 Oct10.30 - 11.00 amJohn HamiltonPeravina ThergarajanMPhil Confirmation: Neuroinflammation as biomarker and preventive treatment for acquired epilepsy
Thur 18 Oct

2.30 - 3.00 pm

Venue: 6/ 6057 Pittard Meeting Room

Stephen RogersonMichelle ScoullarPhD Confirmation: A deep-dive longitudinal study to identify causes of low birth weight reveals widespread undiagnosed reproductive tract infections in Papua New Guinea
9 Nov

9.00 - 9.30 am

Mary GaleaPhilip HarrakaPhD confirmation:  Genetics of IgA Gllomerulonephritis
9 Nov10.30 - 11.30 amJohn HamiltonKrystal SongPhD Oration: Advance Care planning in Rehabilitation Settings
23 Nov 10.30 - 11.00 am HongJian ZhuAnis Hamid PhD Confirmation: Genomic biomarkers of early and metastatic hormone sensitive prostate cancer
30 Nov9.00 - 9.30 amStephen RogersonPeter LangePhD Confirmation:  Pharmacological treatment of delirium in hospitalised elderly; changing the natural history
Thurs 13 Dec9.00 - 9.30 amStephen RogersonAamira Huq

PhD Progress: Genetic biomarkers of early onset dementia and investigating genetic resilience factors to Alzheimer Disease

14 Dec9.00 - 9.30 amStephen RogersonHenry ZhaoPhD Confirmation: Improving Pre-hospital Care in Acute Stroke
14 Dec 10.30 - 11.30 am Stephen Rogerson Juliana SilvaPhD Oration: Mechanisms of epileptogenesis in Alzheimer's Disease
14 Dec

2.00 - 2.30 pm

Venue: Lecture theatre B, Level 7, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

Bernhard RiedelLachlan Miles

PhD Confirmation: Non-anaemic iron deficiency in the perioperative period: marginal evidence or marginal gains?