2018 Surgical Research Forum

Details:Brown research team

  • Date: Thursday 26 July 2018
  • Time: 1.30 pm – 5.30 pm
  • Venue: Lecture Theatre, Level 5 Alfred Centre
  • Purpose: To showcase the research activities of the Alfred Hospital Surgical Departments

Session 1 – The Hugh Dudley Symposium on Surgical Innovation

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

1.30 pmAssociate Professor Jeremy GrummetInnovations in the diagnosis of prostate cancer
1.45 pmProfessor Mark FitzgeraldNew tools for streamlining trauma care
2.00 pmMr Chen LoClinical application of cultured epithelial autografts (CEA) in burns injuries
2.15 pmAssociate Professor Heather ClelandNovel ways to achieve skin closure in burn patients
2.30 pmAssociate Professor Susan LiewCustom implants and instruments
2.45 pmMr. Charles MilneAn integrated approach to the operating room - Hybrid Technology.

The Sir Edward Hughes Keynote Lecture

Introduced by Professor Adrian Polglase

3.00 pm             Professor David McGiffinNovel ideas to improve therapy for patients with end-stage  heart disease

3.45 – 3.55pm: Afternoon tea

Session 2 – The Paul O'Brien Younger Surgical Researchers Symposium
This Symposium will highlight the work of our Higher Degree Students and Post Doctoral Fellows

Chair – Professor Wendy Brown Chair, Department of Surgery

3.45 pmDr. Geraldine OoiImproving liver functions through weight loss
4.00 pmMr. Matt ReadBarrets oesophagus - towards a better future
4.15 pmMr. Stephen BellAPIDOSE trial - the effect of weight loss on Rectal Cancer Surgery - Cabrini 
4.30 pmDr. Rebekah EngelOrganoid research and colorectal cancer
4.45 pmDr Rowan MillerUrology Masters
5.00 pmMr. Frank RaiolaOsseointegration changing lives
5.15 pmMr. Charles PilgrimIRE - new hope for inoperable Pancreatic Cancer

AMREP Lecture Theatre and Foyer, AMREP Education Centre, Alfred Health

5.30 pm: Drinks
6.00 pm: The John Masterton Public Lecture, "Thyroid Cancer, towards a better paradigm"
Mr. James Lee
Introduced by Mr. Roger Wale