SPHPM Seminar Series - Professor Carolyn Sue - Unraveling the genetic blueprints of mitochondria and human disease

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Event Details

Date:
14 October 2016 at 10:30 am – 14 October 2016 at 11:30 pm
Venue:
AMREP Education Centre; Seminar Room
Campus:
Alfred Campus
Open to:
All
Cost:
Free
Categories:
Medicine, Nursing, Health Science

Description

Professor Carolyn Sue, Director of Neurogenetics, Department of Neurology, Royal North Shore Hospital, University of Sydney (Chair Dr Paul Lacaze)

Unraveling the genetic blueprints of mitochondria and human disease
Prof. Sue has been running Australia’s largest specialised clinic dedicated to the diagnosis, assessment and treatment of adult patients with mitochondrial disease since 1994. In 2003, she set up the familial Parkinson's disease clinic at Royal North Shore Hospital. Prof. Sue co founded the Australian mitochondrial Disease Foundation (AMDF) in 2009, and is currently appointed to its Board of Directors and Scientific Advisory Board. Mitochondrial disease is the most common form of inherited metabolic disease in Australia.​


Event Contact

Name
Anita Wluka
E-Mail
anita.wluka@monash.edu
Organisation
Monash University