Many of our supporters enjoy seeing where the ‘medical magic’ happens. Join us on one of the tours through our state-of-the-art research facility, the Basil Hetzel Institute for Translational Health Research. Combine it with a research presentation and get your community group or club to join in. Contact us on email@example.com or 08 8244 1100.
Our current upcoming tour dates are listed below. Individuals can choose to attend one of our pre-arranged tours. For bigger groups we can book a date and a presentation on a research area of your choice. Please contact Madeline Sharpley on (08) 7002 0816 for bookings.
Stroke- Mr Austin Milton, Senior Medical Scientist- Thursday May 2 2013- 10am
Mr Milton will share what it’s like to be part of a team which is at the forefront of international research into Stroke prevention and treatment. He’ll focus on research aimed at lessening the number of people suffering strokes, and improving quality of life for those who do.
Prostate Cancer- Dr Andrew Trotta, Postdoctoral Researcher – Thursday June 27 2013- 10am- BOOKED OUT
Following International Men’s Health Week, Dr Andrew Trotta will highlight the approaches he and his team are taking in their Prostate Cancer prevention research, and how male testosterone could be pivotal in preventing this disease.
Arthritis- Ms Susan Lester, Chief Medical Scientist- Thursday August 22 2013- 10am
Over 3 million Australians suffer with Arthritis. It’s a debilitating condition affecting people of all ages. Ms Susan Lester will explain how she and her team are focused on the causes and complications of the disease and developing vital long-lasting treatments.
Breast Cancer- Dr Pallave Dasari, Postdoctoral Researcher – Thursday October 24 2013- 10am
As part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Dr Pallave Dasari will provide valuable insight into her Breast Cancer prevention research aimed at understanding why breast tissue is so susceptible to cancer, with the ultimate goal of eradicating this disease.
Viral Immunology- Dr Branka Grubor, Postdoctoral Researcher- Thursday December 12 2013- 10am
Following World AIDS Day on December 1st, Dr Branka Grubor will explain how her research aims to develop safe and effective vaccines for two of the world’s most evasive viruses, Hepatitis C and HIV.