2017 Surgical Research Forum

Details:Brown research team

  • Date: Thursday 2 November 2017
  • Time: 1.30 pm – 5.30 pm
  • Venue: AMREP Lecture Theatre, AMREP Education Centre, Alfred Health
  • Purpose: To showcase the research activities of the Alfred Hospital Surgical Departments

Session 1 – Overview of current research across the sub-disciplines of Surgery

Chair – Associate Professor Bill Johnson, Director of Surgery, Alfred Health

1.30 pm Professor Wendy Brown Introduction
1.45 pm Professor David McGiffin Cardiothoracic Surgery
2.00 pm Professor Jonathan Serpell General Surgery
2.15 pm Associate Professor Heather Cleland Burns/Plastic Surgery
2.30 pm Professor Mark Fitzgerald Trauma Surgery
2.45 pm Mr Charles Milne Vascular Surgery
3.00 pm Mr Jin Tee Neurosurgery
3.15 pm Associate Professor Susan Liew Orthopaedic Surgery
3.30 pm Associate Professor Jeremy Grummet Urology

3.45 – 3.55pm: Afternoon tea

Session 2 – Specific innovative projects currently underway in the Central Clinical School

Chair – Professor Clark Gamblin, Visiting Fulbright fellow

3.55 pm Associate Professor Silvana Marasco Innovations in Cardiothoracic Surgery
4.10 pm Mr James Lee Thyroid Cancer
4.25 pm Mr Paul Burton Understanding physiology of bariatric procedures and how this improves patient care
4.40 pm Dr Rebekah Engel (Cabrini) Colorectal organoids
4.55 pm Mr Frank Bruscino-Raiola Bionic Arm
5.10 pm Mr Charles Pilgrim Pancreatic Cancer

5.30 pm: Drinks
6.00 pm: Public Lecture, “The forgotten (but lethal) male cancers”, Professor T. Clark Gamblin