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26 May 20159.00am - 5.00pm
This conference explores various issues related to biological variation and stability – as well as their mutual relations – as they emerge in various fields of contemporary biology.
26 May 20151.00pm - 2.00pm
The adult mammalian heart has a limited capacity for regeneration, which represents a substantial barrier in cardiovascular medicine. There is a brief window during early post-natal life when the mammalian heart retains a robust capacity for cardiac regeneration following injury.
27 May 20156.00pm - 7.30pm
Obesity is a ‘wicked’ problem. Because of the complex interdependencies of modern society only a radical change in behavior and thinking seems to be the solution. Can Art (+design) provide the missing piece of the puzzle?
28 May 20156.00pm - 7.30pm
How is health and medical research today really changing the health of our future and the future of our health? Dr Norman Swan, Australia’s multi-award winning medical journalist will share insights into our health and medical research system and how it needs to tackle the looming problems.
4 June 201512.00pm - 1.00pm
The DIABEGG study – the effect of a high-egg diet on cardiovascular risk factors in people with diabetes
Type 2 diabetes mellitus is one of the most common chronic diseases worldwide. Despite the positive nutritional value of eggs, there is a negative perception toward egg consumption for people with T2DM. This study addresses the lack of good quality prospective data on the issue.
11 June 20151.00pm - 3.00pm
This conference brings historians and sociologists of addiction, of public health, and of psychiatry and biomedical sciences related to obesity, into dialogue with public health and policy professionals.