21st Century Medicine Lecture Series 2014

Todays Research, Tomorrow's Healthcare

Sydney Medical School's 21st Century Medicine Lecture Series showcases the work of our leading researchers. Come along from 5pm to meet some of our researchers who are currently working in the area. Join us to find out about tomorrow's health care - today.

Free and open to all, with registrations requested.

When: September-October 2014, beginning September 17. Lectures begin at 6pm
Where: Charles Perkins Centre and Camperdown Campus
Cost: Free and open to all, with registration requested

Presented by Sydney Medical School, co-presented with Sydney Ideas.

Can science prevent a global infectious disease disaster?


Teenagers, Technology and Mental Health

Using 21st century technology to manage anxiety, depression and substance abuse in young people

Professor Ian Hickie

Date: October 8, 2014

Presented by: Professor Ian Hickie, AM MD FRANZCP FASSA
Professor of Psychiatry, Sydney Medical School.
Executive Director, Brain and Mind Research Institute.
Charles Perkins Centre.

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School Lunches (Mis)shaping a Nation

Lessons from Australian school canteens and the United States on what not to do - and how to change it



Date: Thursday October 16, 6:00-7:30pm

Presented by: Joel Berg, Executive Director, New York City Coalition Against Hunger.

Dr Kieron Rooney, Faculty of Health Sciences and the Boden Institute of Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise & Eating Disorders and Charles Perkins Centre

Associate Professor Tim Gill, Sydney Medical School, Boden Instiute of Obesity, Nutirition, Exercise and Eating Disorders.

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Getting to the Heart of Sudden Cardiac Death

Preventing our young and fit from dying on the sports field

Professor Chris Semsarian

Date: Wednesday October 22nd, 6:00-7:30pm

Presented by: Chris Semsarian, MBBS PhD FRACP FCSANZ FHRS FAHA.
Professor of Medicine, Sydney Medical School.
Cardiologist, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital.
Centenary Institute of Cancer Medicine & Cell Biology.

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Are Teenagers (actually) Crazy?

Raging teenage hormones - fact of fiction?

Date: Wednesday October 29th, 6:00-7:30pm

Presented by:Professor Kate Steinbeck, Sydney Medical School, Paediatrics & Child Health, Children's Hospital, Westmead, Boden Institute of Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise & Eating Disorders, NHMRC Australia Fellow.


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Is a New Pandemic Inevitable?

Can science prevent a global infectious disease disaster?

Professor Edward Holmes

Date: September 17, 2014

Presented by: Professor Edward Holmes, NHMRC Australia Fellow, Marie Bashir Institute for Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity, Sydney Medical School, School of Biological Sciences and Charles Perkins Centre.

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