Panel: Building a career in translational research – perspectives across career stages (2022)

Dr Rob Ellis, Professor Mark Midwinter, Associate Professor Dylan Flaws and Dr Andrea Henden joined the 2022 Queensland Clinical Sciences Symposium – Life as a Clinician-Scientist panel to discuss the different pathways to building a career in translational research. Chair: Professor David Whiteman AM FAHMS Speakers: Dr Rob Ellis (Physician) A/ Prof Dylan Flaws (Psychiatry) […]

Dr Eamonn Eeles: Ageing. Challenges, opportunities and innovations (2021)

Dr Eeles is a consultant physician and geriatrician and a keen researcher in the field of dementia and delirium. Dr Eeles is research council chair at TPCH, Head of research IMS, statewide advisor to the Queensland Brain Institute, member of Statewide Dementia Network and Australasian Delirium Association committees.   He spoke at our QLD LACS […]

Associate Professor Clair Sullivan: Digital health to improve health outcomes (2021)

Associate Professor Clair Sullivan graduated with Honours in Medicine from UQ and a Research Doctorate in Medicine from the University of Leeds. She is a fellow of both the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and the Australian College of Health Informatics. She has been appointed Associate Professor of Medicine in Clinical Informatics at the University […]

Professor Tammy Hoffman: The ‘other’ type of translational research (2021)

Professor Tammy Hoffman is Professor of Clinical Epidemiology and NHMRC Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for Evidence-Based Health Care, Bond University, and a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences. Her research spans many aspects of shared decision making, evidence-based practice, and maximising the translation of evidence to assist clinicians, patients, […]

Prof Bala Venkatesh: Building capacity and culture in translational intensive care research (2021)

Professor Bala Venkatesh shares his international experiences as a clinician-researcher and discusses running clinical trials in India during the COVID-19 pandemic. He spoke at our 2021 QLD LACS event. Professor Venkatesh is Director of Intensive Care at the Wesley Hospital, Pre-Eminent specialist in Intensive Care Medicine at the Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Professor of Intensive […]

Panel: Building a career in translational research (2021)

Chaired by Professor David Whiteman, the panel discusses mentorship, getting into research and work-life balance. Panel members are: Distinguished Professor Dietmar W Hutmacher Professor Bala Venkatesh Dr Michael Wagels Professor Claire Wainwright This session was held at our QLD LACS 2021 event.

Panel: Early and mid-career clinician-scientist pathways and opportunities (2018)

Discover how our early and mid-career panel members got into research, the challenges and successes they have encountered and what motivates them. Panellists included: Dr Ruth Mitchell Dr Joseph Doyle Dr Kirsten Perrett Associate Professor Justin Denholm This panel discussion was part of the LACS VIC 2018 event and was chaired by Professor Ingrid Scheffer.

Professor Di Yu – 2021 Jian Zhou Medal winner

Professor Di Yu was awarded the 2021 Jian Zhou Medal in recognition of his landmark discoveries in revealing the differentiation and functions of T cells in human health and disease, research which has enabled new diagnosis and therapy for autoimmune, allergic and infectious diseases, and the improvement for vaccine efficacy. https://aahms.org/news/scientists-honoured-with-jian-zhou-medals/

Professor Jayashri Kulkarni: Psychiatry research, ready for a revolution (2016)

Professor Jayashri Kulkarni explains why psychiatry is so far behind many medical disciplines, and that mental health will continue to be a major health burden in Australia in the coming years. She also outlines why the lack of neurobiology thinking in the profession of psychiatry has led to some disasters for people in their quality […]