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Public Lectures

Victoria |New South Wales | Western Australia | Queensland




Immunotherapy to treat human diseasesPublic_lecture_audience

This year’s free public lecture will be introduced and chaired by Associate Professor Edwin Hawkins.

The public lecture will feature three of Australia’s top immunologists, who will discuss the use of immunotherapies to treat human diseases.

1. Professor Robyn O'Hehir, Monash University: "Epidemic Thunderstorm Asthma: averting another strike with allergen immunotherapy"
2. Professor Tom Kay, St Vincent's Institute of Medical Research: "Treatment of juvenile diabetes without insulin injections"
3. Doctor Shahneen Sandhu, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre: "Immunotherapy: Shifting Paradigms of Cancer Treatment"

The public lecture will be followed by a Q&A session and refreshments.

When: 27 April 2018, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm AEST.

Where: The Auditorium (Ground Floor), Peter Doherty Institute of Infection and Immunity, 792 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000

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This event is proudly sponsored by CSL and ARC Centre for Advanced Molecular Imaging.

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New South Wales


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Western Australia


An Afternoon of Immunology.

Come and hear from leading Western Australian researchers and postgraduate students on various immunology research areas. This is an exciting opportunity to learn about how your immune system works from WA's talented postgraduate students and keynote speakers.

  1. Allergy and Transplantation: A/Prof Michaela Lucas, Clinical Immunologist, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Princess Margaret Hospital and Pathwest, University of Western Australia.
  2. Veterinary Immunology:  Dr Claire Sharp, School of Veterinary and Life Sciences, Murdoch University
  3. Cancer Immunology: Prof Anna Nowak, Medical Oncologist, National Research Centre for Asbestos Related Diseases, University of Western Australia
  4. Vaccines:  A/Prof Peter Richmond, Paediatric Immunologist, Telethon Kids Institute

Presentations will be followed with a Q&A sundowner with free food and drinks provided

When:  21 April 2017, 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm AWST

Where: Seminar room G24, Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, North Campus, 6 Verdun Street, QEII Medical Centre, Perth, WA 6102.

For more information see Perth Promotional Flyer.

Register here to attend an Afternoon of Immunology.




All members of the public are welcome to join us for building tours, vaccination cafe, art exhibition and presentations from our immunology researchers. Our early career researchers will be delivering 3 minute presentations, learning how to better communicate science to all audiences, and we're asking you to vote on the best.

Introduction Dr. Danielle Stanisic.

Presentation by Prof Ranjeny Thomas and patient: “New immunotherapy for Rheumatoid Arthritis”

Early career researcher presentations

Presentation by Prof Daniel Chambers and Patient: “A Medical Miracle”

When:  27 April 2017, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm.

Where: Translational Research Institute, 37 Kent St, Woolloongabba, QLD 4102.

For more information visit Translational Research Institute page.

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