Australian Centre for Blood Diseases (ACBD) are attending this year's American Society of Haematology (ASH) annual meeting and exposition, being held in New Orleans, USA, December 7-10. ACBD poster and oral presenters are Philip Campbell, David Curtis, Elizabeth Gardiner, Andrew Guirguis, Stephen Ting, Anna Kalff, Zoe McQuilten, Mark Polizzotto, George Grigoriadis and Erica Wood.
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National Trauma Research Institute and Professor of Surgery (Central Clinical School) and Public Health (School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine) speaks on a number of topics. Youtube links:
Professor Elsdon Storey is Director of the Van Cleef/Roet Centre for Nervous Diseases, in the Department of Medicine at Central Clinical School, and Head of Neurology at the Alfred Hospital, at the Alfred Medical Research and Education Precinct. The Centre's research focuses on neurodegenerative disorders affecting coordination, movement, balance and cognitive function particularly using animal models. Diseases such as Parkinson's, Alzheimer's 5:43, and ataxias are investigated. Youtube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aA6Srh_DSz8
Professor Paul Komesaroff, Director, Centre for Ethics in Medicine and Society, presents the Desmond Tutu Award from Global Reconciliation at the 30 Nov event hosted by Monash to present the Nobel Peace Prize winner with an honorary Doctor of Laws. Daw Suu Kyi will speak on issues including reconciliation and human rights in her Victorian-only public address at Monash this week, part of her first official visit to Australia. See Monash story. Photo: iStock
26 Nov 2013
Unique phenomenon causes bleeding in an injured brain: ECR publication prize to Maithili Sashindranath
Dr Maithili Sashindranath has been awarded the 2013 Early Career Researcher (ECR) Publication Prize (Clinical Sciences) for her research documenting a unique phenomenon that causes bleeding in an injured brain. Published in the prestigious journal Brain, Dr Sashindranath’s research paper is “The tissue-type plasminogen activator (tPA)-plasminogen activator inhibitor 1 complex (PAI-1) promotes neurovascular injury in brain trauma: evidence from mice and humans”.
25 Nov 2013
Central Clinical School and the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine. These schools represent around one fifth of the faculty and host approximately 2,000 staff, adjuncts and postgraduate students.