August 15, 2022  Print

The Westmead Institute for Medical Research is excited to Partner this year with The Powerhouse Sydney Science Festival 12-20 August. “It is critical now, more than ever, to look to science to explore methods to repair, revitalise and work towards a better future,” Professor Veena Sahajwalla, Sydney Science Festival 2022 Ambassador.

You are invited to attend and hear from three of WIMR’s outstanding researchers who will be speaking live at WIMR. You are welcome to join one, two or all three events! These presentations are free and in-person events so registration is required. 
Professor Jon Iredell will present his leading phage therapy research which is offering real hope in fighting the threat of antibiotic resistance.  
Register for Superbugs Event:
Dr Zoe Clayton is navigating the frontier of stem cell research to innovate new ways to replace damaged heart tissue.
Register for  Repairing the Human Heart Event 
Professor Sarah Palmer will speak on vaccines and variants and the challenges we currently face. 
Register for Viruses and Variants Event:
Friday August 19, 2022
9:15am - 12:45pm (AEST)
To register click on each link for each speaker
See the Sydney Science Festival Homepage for all the week long activities