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  • 26 May 2015
    9.00am - 5.00pm

    Workshop on approaches to variation and stability in contemporary biology

    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 2015
    1.00pm - 2.00pm

    A micro RNA-dependent mechanism for scarless healing of the neonatal and adult heart

    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 2015
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Vivid Ideas - The Obesity Epidemic: can design help?

    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 2015
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - Is Health Research Fully Sick?

    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 2015
    12.00pm - 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 2015
    1.00pm - 3.00pm

    Obesity and Addiction in Policy and History

    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.