24 Jul 2015

Prof Steve Wesselingh: Is there a 'right' way for a medical research career path? Find out more on 30 Sep 2015

Prof Steve Wesselingh, SAHMRI
Professor Steve Wesselingh is the inaugural Executive Director of the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI). He has also been appointed as the Infection and Immunity Theme Leader for the institute. He will be speaking at the forthcoming 30 Sept Translational Research symposium hosted by Central Clinical School. See detail below.

Prof Wesselingh was Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences at Monash University from 2007-2011. Prior to taking up the Deanship, he was Director of the Burnet Institute, an independent medical research institute specialising in infectious diseases, immunology and public health.

An Infectious Diseases Physician and researcher in Neurovirology, HIV and vaccine development; his work is consistently aimed towards the integration of high quality medical research with health-care delivery, leading to improved health outcomes for Australia and the poorly resourced countries of the region.

Prof Wesselingh undertook his undergraduate and doctoral training at Flinders University/Flinders Medical Centre in South Australia and his post-doctoral training at Johns Hopkins in the United States.

Prof Wesselingh will be speaking at the Central Clinical School's Translational Research Symposium Wednesday, 30 September 2015, on the topic of "The Medical Research Career Path: Is there a right way?".

All welcome, see details:

Time: 8.00 am registration for 9.00 am start. Drinks and canapes from 6-8 pm
Venue: AMREP Lecture Theatre, adjacent to the BakerIDI Institute at 85 Commercial Road, Melbourne 3004, 200 metres east of the main Alfred Hospital entrance. See map.
Cost: Free
Enquiries: Catherine.Wong@monash.edu ph +61 3 9903 0640
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