News and events
Community engagement news and events
Here we will add updates from our CaRE program.
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Engaging consumers for grant success
The CCS’s Consumer and Researcher Engagement (CaRE) program committee hosted an informative webinar entitled "Engaging consumers in grant success”. Are you a researcher interested in working with consumers to write compelling grant applications?
- Date: 30 November, 2022
- Webinar recording: via CCS intranet for CCS staff and students
- Program: Link (PDF, 0.69 MB)
- News story: Link (3 minute read)
Myeloproliferative neoplasms – towards precision medicine
Myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs) are a rare, difficult to treat group of blood cancers. Understanding the genetic lesions in MPNs can transform diagnosis, prognosis and treatment.
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.
- Date: Wednesday 18 May, 2022 5.30 - 7.00pm
- Webinar recording: YouTube video (1:31:21 hrs)
- Program: Link (PDF, 3.18 MB)
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.
'Blood not bone marrow? The potential role for blood testing to improve multiple myeloma
diagnosis and therapy'
- Date: Thursday 7 October 2021
- Webinar recording: YouTube video (1:30:12 hours)
- Program: Link (PDF, 0.49 MB)
- Q&A: Link (PDF, 0.38 MB)
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