News and events
Community engagement news and events
Here we will add updates from our CaRE program.
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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.
- Date: Thursday 13 October, 2022
- Time: 6.00pm - 7.30pm
- Join us: either in person or via Zoom
- Register here
- Event flyer: Download the flyer here (PDF, 0.34 MB)
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
- See webinar recording (1:31:21 hrs).
- See program (pdf, 3.2 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: https://youtu.be/4J-k5zyz01k 1:30:12 hours
- Program: Pdf link (500 Kb)
- Q&A: Pdf link (390 Kb)
We will be offering lab tours for interested members of the public - please contact us at email@example.com