Monday, April 25th, 2011

The foremost experts from Australia and China in biomedical research will gather in Melbourne this week for the 3rd Australia-China Biomedical Research Conference.

The conference, to take place at the University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, from April 28-30, 2011, will discuss new approaches to tackle human disease and dysfunction and showcase the collaboration between the two countries in the field of biomedical research.

The major streams include the latest developments in Cancer Biology and Therapies; Immunology; Metabolic Disorders, Diabetes and Obesity; Cell Signalling & Development Biology; Neuroscience; and Drug Discovery and Development.

Examples from the program include:

  • How to mend a broken heart: Advances in Cardiac Tissue Engineering from Stem Cells - Professor Greg Dusting
  • Suppressive effect of green tea on systolic blood pressure and cardiovascular damage... - Dr Yue-Rong Liang
  • BioArchitecture, the actin cytoskeleton and a new therapeutic opportunity - Professor Peter Gunning
  • Control of the apoptotic switch - Professor David Huang
  • Ginger, A Spice with New Life in Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome - Professor Basil Roufogalis

Guests of honour include:
Professor David de Kretser, former Governor of Victoria
Mr Weiqiang Shi,
Consul General of the Consulate General of People’s Republic of China in Melbourne
Dr Kathy Alexander, CEO, The City of Melbourne
Professor Peter Doherty, Nobel LaureateProfessor Qimin Zhan, Vice President, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Beijing Union Medical University
Professor Tam Sridhar, Vice-President (India and China Research Institutes), Monash University
Professor Xuejun Zhang, President, Anhui Medical University
Professor Julianne Reid, Deputy Pro-Vice Chancellor, RMIT University
Professor Lei Yang, Vice President, Hangzhou Normal University
Professor Geoff McColl, Deputy Dean, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences

To attend the conference, for a conference program, or to interview speakers, please contact:

Dr. Ruchong Ou - [email protected] - phone 0421 508 088

You may download a program directly from:

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3rd Australia-China Biomedical Research Conference

The 3rd Australia-China Biomedical Research Conference is organised by the Australia Chinese Association for Biomedical Sciences.

Tel: 61-3-9903 0801
Mobile: 0421 508 088
E mail: [email protected]

Ruchong Ou
P: 03-9903 0801
M: 0421 508 088


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