Professor David Findlay is is a cell and molecular biologist, and the Scientific Co-Director at the University of Adelaide Centre for Orthopaedic and Trauma Research (COTR). Professor Findlay will present a Raine Lecture entitled: “Osteoarthritis and bone: but I digress” on 28 November 2018 at 12.30 pm at McCusker Auditorium, Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research. All welcome.
Dr James O’Connell is president of Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program and an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, USA. Professor O’Connell will present a Raine Lecture entitled: “Healthcare for people who are homeless: reflections from the Boston experience” on 8 November 2018 at 12.00 pm at McCusker Auditorium, Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research. All welcome.
Dr Emanuela Zannin is a post-doctoral fellow at the Biomedical Technologies Lab, Politecnico di Milano, Italy. Dr Zannin will present a Charter Hall Visiting Postdoctoral Scholar Lecture entitled: “Assessment of cardio-pulmonary function: application in positive pressure ventilation” on 1 November 2018 at 2.00 pm at Telethon Kids Institute Seminar Room, Lvl 5 Perth Children’s Hospital. All welcome.
Professor Akihiro Yamanaka leads a team of researchers at the Department of Neuroscience II, Research Institute of Environmental Medicine (RIEM) at Nagoya University, Japan. Professor Yamanaka will present a Raine Lecture entitled: “Behavioral control using optogenetics” on 8 October 2018 at 5.00 pm at G33 Lecture Theatre, Bayliss Building, The University of Western Australia. All welcome.
Mary Wlodek is a Professor in the Department of Physiology, School of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne. Professor Wlodek will present a Raine Lecture entitled: “Programming developmental disease risk: Effects of lifestyle and transgenerational influences” on 13 July 2018 at 12 pm at G33 Lecture Theatre, Bayliss Building, UWA School of Molecular Sciences. All welcome.
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.