1 Jun 2014

New videos of CCS researchers

Recent videos of Central Clinical School researchers are:
See below for detail of speakers and subject matter.
Prof Steve Jane in the lab
05/05/2014 Monash cancer research funded by AICR
Monash research in cancer, funded by the Association for International Cancer Research (AICR)
0:17 Professor Steve Jane, Central Clinical School, on skin cancer and the 'handbrake' gene
1:34 Professor Jamie Rossjohn, School of Biomedical Sciences, on Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (AML) and the role of natural killer T cells
2:05 Professor Tony Tiganos, School of Biomedical Sciences, liver cancer and the driver role of obesity
2:25 Professor Fabienne Mackay, Central Clinical School, on Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia and restoring function of the immune system... "One of the best anti-cancer agents ever made is the immune system".
Dr Steven Petratos
27/05/2014 Monash research improving the lives of patients with MS
Funding by MS Research Australia is enabling research at Monash University, leading to a better quality of life for people living with Multiple Sclerosis. Mr Jae Young Lee, PhD student, and Dr Steven Petratos are the first researchers in the field to identify the molecules being altered during MS, and how they are using stem cell therapy to limit the damage caused by the progressive forms of multiple sclerosis.

Prof Jeffrey Rosenfeld at
the 2014 AMA conference
25/05/2014 AMA Conference presentation
Professor Jeffrey Rosenfeld spoke on the subject of "Caring for our injured soldiers" on May 25 at the 2014 Australian Medical Association conference particularly with respect to traumatic injury caused by bomb blasts. See his presentation in Session 1 video 8:20-27:4 mins, at the link:
See also photos of the conference at the AMA photo gallery.