News and events

Community engagement news and events

News

Here we will add updates from our CaRE program.

Do you have any news you would like to share with our network?  Send your news to ccs.care@monash.edu

Events

Hear from our consumer advocates and researchers on dementia: Video 1:30:21 hours

What we know about the brain and how it changes with dementia

With dementia being one of the leading cause of death and a significant cause of disability in Australia, particularly in older populations, most of us will—at some stage, and in some way—be touched by the disease. This webinar will cover a range of relevant topics and perspectives relating to dementia, from the perspectives of those affected by the disease, clinicians, and researchers. Short presentations will be followed by a panel discussion.

Hear from our consumer advocates and researchers on rare diseases: Video 11:54 mins

Rare Disease Day 2022

The Central Clinical School’s Community and Researcher Engagement (CCS CaRE) program is participating in a global Rare Disease Day, to raise awareness of rare diseases and showcase some of the research that goes into rare diseases now being undertaken across the school.

  • Date: Monday, 28 February 2022
  • News story (2 minute read)
  • Video playlist: Link
Hear more about our 7 Oct webinar on new developments in multiple myeloma research: Video 1:05 mins

'Blood not bone marrow? The potential role for blood testing to improve multiple myeloma
diagnosis and therapy'

Prof. Andrew Perkins, Ken Young and Charlene Lam

Myeloproliferative neoplasms-towards precision diagnosis - POSTPONED to late 2022

  • Date: TBA
  • Time: 5.30 - 7.00pm
  • Join us: ZOOM webinar - link will be shared closer to the date. >

Dr Helen Mitchell and consumer Ken Young

    We will be offering lab tours for interested members of the public - please contact us at ccs.care@monash.edu