The Kirby Institute Symposium 2016

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Thursday, 3 November 2016 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Delegates $110 (incl GST), Student $55 (incl GST)

Sir John Niland Scientia Building, UNSW Kensington

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The annual Kirby Institute Symposium brings together academics, researchers, clinical professionals, policy makers and community partners working in the field of infectious diseases, blood-borne viruses and related infections to hear from leading experts about current research and emerging trends in biomedical, clinical, epidemiological and behavioural research. 

Theme: Health research for development: how can we do it better?

Confirmed speakers:

H. Clifford Lane, M.D.
Director, Division of Clinical Research
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, USA

Dr Jeremy Day
Head, CNS-HIV Infections Research Group
Wellcome Trust Major Overseas Programme Vietnam
Oxford University Clinical Research Unit

Dr Greg Fox
CJ Martin Post-Doctoral Fellow, Sydney University

Dr Evelyn K Lavu
Director, Central Public Health Laboratory
National Department of Health, Papua New Guinea

Professor Shruti Mehta
Deputy Chair, Department of Epidemiology
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA

Dr Willie Pomat 
Deputy Director, Science and Research and Head of Infection and Immunity Unit
Papua New Guinea Institute of Medical Research

Associate Professor Andrew Steer
Group Leader, Group A Streptococcal Research Group
Murdoch Children’s Research Institute

Professor D.N. Wirawan
Chair, Public Health Post Graduate Program
Udayana University, Indonesia

Full program: click here to download

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