ICT for Life Sciences Forum event - September 2011
The ICT for Life Sciences Forum is pleased to announce the following event in September:
Professor Mark Cook, Chair of Medicine and Director of Neurosciences at St Vincent's Hospital, will deliver his presentation, Engineering Epilepsy, where novel approaches to the problem, utilising new therapeutic strategies and means of seizure anticipation will be discussed. Professor Cook's presentation will be held on Wednesday, 14th September , at 6.00 pm, in The Auditorium, Brain Research Centre, corner Royal Parade and Genetics Lane, Parkville. The presentation will be preceded by refreshments from 5.00 pm. To register for this free event and view additional information about the presenter, please visit the ICT for Life Sciences Forum website: http://ict4lifesciences.org.au
The Florey Neuroscience Institutes, has announced the details of the 15th Kenneth Myer Lecture, to be held in Melbourne on Tuesday, 4th October. This year's Lecture, Brain Power, will be delivered by leading British neuroscientist, Professor David Atwell of University College London. To learn more about the Lecture and register your interest in attending, please visit the Florey Neuroscience Institutes website here: http://www.florey.edu.au
The Second International Conference on Medical Bionics Conference - Neural Interfaces for Damaged Nerves - is being held between 20-23 November in Phillip Island, Victoria. Hosted by the Bionics Institute, the conference will bring together people with diverse backgrounds working in medical bionics. It will explore a range of themes, including bionic hearing and bionic vision, neurobionics, and enabling technologies for medical bionics.
For further details, please visit the Conference website: http://www.iceaustralia.com/medicalbionics2011
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Biophysics & Biomedical Engineering at The University of Melbourne: David Dewhurst's Seminal Role
Richard L.G. Kirsner and John S. McKenzie
Dr David Dewhurst was a pioneer Australian biomedical engineer and was one of the first in the country to apply computer technology in physiological and medical research. He was a born teacher and was responsible for bringing Australia into the international biomedical community. Read about his career - commemorated by the Biomedical College's "David Dewhurst Award" - in the document below.
David Dewhurst's Seminal Role (PDF 237KB)
2011 Eminent Speaker Tour: Dr Joseph Smith
Dr Joseph Smith from the West Wireless Health Institute (WWHI) in California will be undertaking an Eminent Speaker Tour following the EPSM-ABEC Conference (at which he is the engineering keynote speaker). Dr Smith is Chief Medical and Science Officer at WWHI and is involved in developing wireless solutions in medical technology in order to lower the cost of health care.
More information on the Eminent Speaker Tour coming soon!