The Raine Research Committee is pleased to announce the award of seven Raine Visiting Professor Awards and one Charter Hall Visiting Postdoctoral Scholar Award for the 2018 round. Visiting scientists bring many benefits to the WA scientific community including advances in health and medicine, cross-fertilisation of skills and ideas, networking and collaboration. Congratulations to the successful recipients.
Overall, the Raine Foundation distributed in excess of $2.1m in research funding for the 2018 round. This includes six Raine Priming Grants, two Prizes and six Research Collaboration Awards (also supported by our Partners – Healy Medical Research Foundation, the University of Western Australia and the BrightSpark Foundation). The Research Committee again acknowledged the excellent work being conducted in Western Australia, and extends best wishes to all candidates for the ongoing success of their research. Congratulations go to the successful …
Professor John Crispino, PhD, MBA, is the Robert I. Lurie, MD and Lora S. Lurie Professor of Medicine at Northwestern University, the Vice Chief of Research in the Division of Hematology/Oncology, and the Associate Director of Education and Training for the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center. Professor Crispino will present a Raine Lecture entitled: “Myeloproliferative neoplasms: from bench to bedside” on 4 April 2018 at 12 pm at the McCusker Auditorium, Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research. All welcome.
Professor Benjamin Chow is a Professor of Medicine (Cardiology and Nuclear Medicine) and Radiology at the University of Ottawa, Canada. His research focuses upon the: 1) establishment of novel cardiac imaging modalities/techniques, and 2) validation of therapeutics using imaging. Professor Chow will present a Raine Lecture entitled: “Cardiac Imaging: Where are we and where do we need to go?” on 22 March 2018 at 12 pm at the McCusker Auditorium, Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research. All welcome.
Professor Freddie Fu is the David Silver Professor and Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Professor Fu specialises in Sports Medicine and is a world-class surgeon and researcher. Professor Fu will present a Raine Lecture entitled: “Innovation in Sports Medicine: Is the Latest Always the Greatest?” on 1 February 2018 at 10 am at the McCusker Auditorium, Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research. All welcome.
The Raine Medical Research Foundation, as part of our 60th anniversary celebrations, is proud to support an event hosted by Raine Square and Charter Hall in conjunction with Perth Heritage Days – The Mary Raine Exhibition. Discover her inspiring story by visiting the exhibition between Saturday 14 – Friday 27 October, and registering for an exclusive presentation about the life of Mary Raine, the history of Raine Square and the success of the Raine Medical Research Foundation.
Professor Nicholas Topley FRSB, from Cardiff University, UK, has a microbiology background and is an expert in peritoneal biology and dialysis solution biocompatibility. Professor Topley will present a Raine Lecture entitled: “Understanding inflammation and infection: can it improve outcomes in dialysis patients?” on 16 November 2017 at 12 pm at the McCusker Auditorium, Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research. All welcome.
Professor Shulamit Levenberg, one of our esteemed Raine Visiting Professors, talks about tissue engineering and stem cell research with the ABC Radio National program. Click ‘Find Out More’ below to link to her interview – Will engineered organs ever become a reality in medicine?
On the 2nd of May 2017, Professor Ian Frazer AC presented the Raine 60th Anniversary Oration in honour of the late Mary and Joe Raine. Their commitment to medical research in Western Australia has resulted in the support of nearly 500 researchers and the distribution of more than $50 m, since establishment of the Raine Medical Research Foundation in 1957. If you missed Professor Frazer’s outstanding presentation ‘Translating research into practice: lessons I’ve learnt’, a link to the recording can …
Professor Shulamit Levenberg from the Faculty of Biomedical Engineering, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology will present a Raine Lecture entitled: “Vascularization dynamics in engineered tissues” on 13 July 2017 at 12 pm at the McCusker Auditorium, Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research. All welcome.