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Australian Inflammation Symposium

November 11 @ 11:00 am - November 12 @ 4:00 pm

The inaugural joint Australian Inflammation Symposium highlights the spectrum of research, over two days and four institutions.

Featuring the latest Inflammation research at Centenary, IMB/UQ, Monash Uni/Hudson MRI and WEHI.


Session Date Brisbane Time Sydney & Melbourne Time Host Venue
1 Thursday 11 November 10am – 12pm 11am – 1pm WEHI TBC
2 Thursday 11 November 1pm – 3pm 2pm – 4pm Centenary Centenary lecture theatre &/or virtual
3 Friday 12 November 10am – 12pm 11am – 1pm Monash TBC
4 Friday 12 November 1pm – 3pm 2pm – 4pm IMB IMB large & small seminar rooms


Session 2: Thursday 11 November

Centenary speakers and titles listed below:
Time Speaker Group Title
15 mins Prof Phil Hansbro Centre for Inflammation Overview and Centre For Inflammation
10 mins Prof Phil Hogg Cancer Research Centre Inflammation & Cancer Research Centre
10 mins Prof Jenny Gamble Vascular biology program Inflammation & cardiovascular research
Chair Dr Elinor Hortle Centre for Inflammation
8 mins Dr Annalicia Vaughan Centre for Inflammation Microbiomes in COPD
8 mins Ms Ridhima Wadhwa Centre for Inflammation Inflammation in severe asthma
8 mins Dr Gang Liu Centre for Inflammation Inflammation in IPF
8 mins Dr Matt Johansen Centre for Inflammation Cellular and animal models for SARS-CoV-2 infection and COVID-19
8 mins Dr Jaesung Choi Centre for Inflammation The role of microbiome and its’ induced immune response in stroke caused by cerebral cavernous malformation
8 mins Ms Aster Pijning Cancer research Centre αIIbβ3 integrin functions as multiple covalent forms on human platelets
8 mins Dr Joyce Chiu Cancer research Centre Mechano-redox control of Mac-1 de-adhesion from endothelial ICAM-1 by protein disulfide isomerase
8 mins Dr Kathryn Wright Tuberculosis program Mycobacterium infection-induced miR-126 protects the host by suppressing permissive macrophages
8 mins Dr Diana Quan Tuberculosis program How does silicosis make TB worse
8 mins
Dr Andrew Quattrocchi
Vascular biology program
Role of perivascular macrophages in blood-brain barrier dysfunction
8 mins Dr Matt Graus Cardiovascular development Single molecule based assay as an  emerging approach in the field of genome biology


November 11 @ 11:00 am
November 12 @ 4:00 pm
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