4 Oct 2019

"Whose fault is it that Bob caught syphilis?" Professor Christopher Fairley throws some light

Professor Christopher Fairley (left) with colleagues at the
Sexual Health Centre
Professor Christopher Fairley AO, Director of the Melbourne Sexual Health Centre (MSHC) has had a lifetime of clinical practice and research into sexually transmitted diseases. He has been recognised by the award of an Order of Australia last year, and the National Health and Medical Research Council have recognised the urgent need to fight the rise of sexually transmitted infections by most recently funding his and MSHC colleagues' research $6 million.

Prof Fairley is giving Central Clinical School's annual public lecture on Thursday 17 October 2019. He asks the question, 'Whose fault is it that Bob caught syphilis?' RSVP here

2 Oct 2019

Reflections on the evolving global diabetes epidemic

Prof Paul Zimmet reflects on a lifetime of
work devoted to understanding diabetes
In the journal Circulation, Professor Paul Zimmet AO reflects on the growth of the diabetes epidemic, the reasons for it, and preventive mechanisms. Throughout his lifetime, Prof Zimmet has followed his scientific curiousity and passion for helping people. It's fascinating to read about the triggers for his discoveries, then his tireless exploration of the implications of those discoveries in the effort to stem the tidal wave of the epidemic.

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2019 Central Clinical School Graduate Research Student Symposium

L-R: 2018 CCS Graduate Research symposium winners
Charithani Keragala, Michelle Wong, Lakshanie Wickramasinghe,
Amy Wilson, Angela Nguyen
The 2019 Central Clinical School Graduate Research Student Symposium, CCS's 12th in the annual series, is organised by students, for students, and will showcase research being conducted by CCS students. It's a fun as well as informative day, and all are welcome. It's being held 7 October. See attached flier.

1 Oct 2019

JMF Centre for Primary Immunodeficiencies Melbourne hosting 2nd symposium 11 Oct 2019

The JMF Centre for Primary Immunodeficiencies Melbourne will hold its 2nd annual symposium on Friday 11 October 2019. The symposium will feature a keynote from A/Prof Mirjam van der Burg (LUMC, Leiden, The Netherlands) alongside short talks from local immunology registrars and junior researchers. RSVP
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