Research Events

2019 Research Directorate Grand Rounds

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Date: Monday 1st April 2019

Time: 12:45pm - 1:45pm

Location: Michael Chamberlin Lecture Theatre (Building E), 

                 St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne

Guest Speaker: Mark Sullivan, Founder & Managing Director of Medicines Development for 

                Global Health (MDGH), 

                Victorian Australian of the Year 2018

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2019 Clinical Trials Awareness Week


2019 Clinical Trials Awareness Week

           Date: 21st - 22nd May 2019

           Time: 12:15pm - 1:30pm, Tuesday & Wednesday

           Location: Michael Chamberlin Lecture Theatre (Building E),

           St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne

           Guest Speakers:

           Tuesday 21st May, Aboriginal Health

           A/Prof Steven Tong, Clinical Researcher, Doherty Institute 

           "Including Aboriginal participants in prospective studies: case studies from

                                                 rheumatic heart disease genetics and Hepatitis B"

                                                 Wednesday 22nd May, CaLD Patients Health

                                                 Dr Cuong Do, Medical Oncologist, Western Health

                                                 "Improving participation and access to clinical trials for Vietnamese patients"      

                                                 Dr Tuong Phan, Anaesthitist Consultant, SVHM  

                                                 RSVP: Dr Tam Nguyen -                 


2019 ACMD Research Week 

The 2019 Aikenhead Centre for Medical Discovery Research Week will be held from Monday 5th - Friday 9th August 2019. ACMD Research Week is a celebration of research activity across the campus. The broad aims of the ACMD Research Week are to:

  • Encourage excellence in on-campus research
  • Promote interaction between clinicians and scientists on the campus
  • Provide opportunities for researchers in different disciplines (allied health,clinical, nursing and scientific) to present their work at the same forum
  • Contribute to evidence-based healthcare and highlight the range of research technologies and resources that draw the campus together

Visit the ACMD Research Week website for more information.


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 Call for Abstracts

The ACMD Research Week Committee is now calling for abstracts to be considered for the

2019 ACMD Research Week for oral and poster presentations.

Submitted abstracts are invited to display a poster at the Poster Viewing session on the opening

night of ACMD Research Week of Monday 5 August 2019, and selected applicants will be invited for

an oral presentation during the week.

Abstract Submissions open: Monday 1 April 2019

Abstract Submission close: Monday 13 April 2019

For more information on ACMD Research Week and to submit your abstracts, please