April 16, 2019
The Westmead Institute for Medical Research is launching a new bimonthly seminar series, ‘Meet the Researcher’.
The free information sessions will give you the opportunity to hear from our world-class researchers, who will showcase our research into some of the most serious health conditions affecting Australians and people around the world.
The first information session for the year is on Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis
, to mark Crohn’s and Colitis Awareness Month, held in May.
PhD student Chloe Doyle
will present her latest research on the potential causes of Crohn’s disease.
A panel discussion will look at how researchers and clinicians collaborate to tackle Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, and make new discoveries to improve outcomes for patients.
A Q&A session
- Associate Professor Scott Byrne - conjoint Group Leader of the Autoinflammatory Diseases Group at The Westmead Institute for Medical Research.
- Associate Professor Golo Ahlenstiel - Group Leader of the Liver Immunology Group at The Westmead Institute for Medical Research, and a Staff Specialist in Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Westmead Hospital.
- Dr Grahame Ctercteko - Head of the Colorectal Surgery Unit at Westmead Hospital.
- Associate Professor Andrew Harman (moderator) - conjoint Group Leader of the Autoinflammatory Diseases Group at The Westmead Institute for Medical Research.
will follow the panel discussion, so please prepare any questions you may have about our research.
Drinks and canapés will be served at the event. Registration is essential – please register by Wednesday 8 May.
Click here to RSVP.
Date: Tuesday 14 May
Time: 6.00pm - 7.30pm
Venue: The Westmead Institute for Medical Research
176 Hawkesbury Road
Westmead NSW 2145