Events

Current Major Challenges in Global Health – 10 December
November 16, 2018

The Current Major Challenges in Global Health: Innovative Solutions from Victorian Scientists A free Public Lecture at Government House, Melbourne. The Governor of Victoria, the Hon. Linda Dessau AC, and Mr Anthony Howard QC invite members of the public to attend a free public lecture at Government House, Melbourne. Leading global health experts working in Victoria, Professor Alan Lopez AC, Professor Caroline Homer AO and … Continue reading Current Major Challenges in Global Health – 10 December »

#TestFestVic – 30 November
November 16, 2018

Calling all hackers, hipsters and hustlers! Enter #TestFestVic – a hackathon where participants have 2 days to create a digital-related invention (hardware or software project and prototype) to increase HIV testing in Victoria. To celebrate World AIDS Day on 1 December, the competition will be held from 30 November to 2 December and will feature presentations by world-leading HIV experts, as well as tech experts on the latest digital health … Continue reading #TestFestVic – 30 November »

Victorian Government Trade Mission to Israel – December 2018
October 29, 2018

You are invited to join a Victorian Government delegation to the 2018 Bioforum Summit in Tel Aviv. The Victorian Government, through Trade Victoria, is coordinating a medtech-biotech-pharma delegation to Israel, centred around the Bioforum Summit in Tel Aviv, in December. This is a great opportunity to showcase our strengths and capabilities, whilst also learning more about Israel’s highly innovative and commercially-oriented ecosystem. Mission dates? 9 … Continue reading Victorian Government Trade Mission to Israel – December 2018 »

Australian Clinical Trials Alliance Summit 2018 – 29 November
October 29, 2018

Registrations are now open for the Australian Clinical Trials Alliance Summit 2018 – building a self-improving healthcare system. 29 – 30 November at The University of Sydney Business School.  The ACTA Summit 2018 is precisely focussed on investigator-initiated clinical trials’ sector opportunities, challenges and expansion. It features an inspirationally relevant program – tier-one national keynote speakers, including Australian Government representatives, leading clinician researchers, and our … Continue reading Australian Clinical Trials Alliance Summit 2018 – 29 November »

Inaugural Clinical Registries Summit – 26 November
October 28, 2018

This Inaugural Clinical Registries Summit, presented by Monash Clinical Registries and the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, aims to showcase the breadth and depth of clinical registry activity currently taking place in Australia. The Summit will bring together senior registry clinicians, researchers, managers, funders and other key stakeholders to share and discuss the impact of registry activity on patient outcomes. The program includes … Continue reading Inaugural Clinical Registries Summit – 26 November »

In The Know – Dr Chris Behrenbruch – 25 October
October 19, 2018

In The Know is an opportunity for existing and budding entrepreneurs, business founders, people running businesses, policymakers and the public at large who have an interest in learning from practitioners about the secrets of their success. At this session you will hear from Dr Chris Behrenbruch, Co-Founder and CEO of Telix Pharmaceuticals Limited (ASX:TLX).  The series is called In The Know since establishing any business venture requires its … Continue reading In The Know – Dr Chris Behrenbruch – 25 October »

TRaM18 Showcase – 22 October
October 15, 2018

Tickets are now available for the Translating Research at Melbourne (TRaM) Showcase on 22 October 2018.  This flagship event celebrates the successes of the teams that have participated in and interacted with TRaM’s programs in 2018, giving profile and prominence to research impact at the University in all its forms. Presentations will be followed by drinks and networking as teams from TRaM and finalists of the Graeme … Continue reading TRaM18 Showcase – 22 October »

Melbourne Brain Symposium 2018 – 31 October
September 19, 2018

The Melbourne Neuroscience Institute, University of Melbourne and the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health are pleased to present the Melbourne Brain Symposium 2018 on Wednesday 31 October 2018. This symposium program is a testament to the remarkable breadth of neuroscience focused research happening here and internationally. In 2018, the Mendelsohn Student Lecture will again take place. This prestigious award recognises and honours an outstanding student … Continue reading Melbourne Brain Symposium 2018 – 31 October »

Symposium: Advances in cancer drug discovery and development – 30 October
September 19, 2018

A collaborative symposium integrating industry, academia, and the clinic, discussing the latest advances in cancer drug discovery and immunotherapies is taking place on Tuesday 30 October 2018. This unique, free full-day symposium, sponsored by Merck Sharp & Dohme (MSD), Cancer Therapeutics CRC (CTx), and the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre, brings together leading industry, academic and clinical experts to discuss opportunities to progress biological discoveries to effective therapies, covering cancer drug … Continue reading Symposium: Advances in cancer drug discovery and development – 30 October »

Translating biomedical research: Lessons from Boston, Tel-Aviv and our own backyard
July 24, 2018

Overview of our July Collaborate + Connect + Commercialise networking event.  More than 150 people attended our third networking event which showcased a panel discussion on the opportunities and challenges facing scientists in the quest for commercialisation and the translation of research into patient care. Dr Sky Gross was joined by Dr Andrew Nash, Senior Vice President Research for CSL, Nathan Elia from the Victorian … Continue reading Translating biomedical research: Lessons from Boston, Tel-Aviv and our own backyard »