The UQ Centre of Clinical Research Seminars (CCR) are held fortnightly on Wednesdays from 12pm - 1pm (except during school holidays) in the CCR Auditorium, Herston. The series features topics in the following fields of research, presented by invited international, interstate and local researchers.

Dr Alfredo Martinez-Coll

23 October 2018 12:00pm1:00pm
MTP Connect – Accelerating growth of the medtech ecosystem in Australia

Dr Jamie Kutasovic

31 October 2018 12:00pm1:00pm

Dr Kate McCarthy

31 October 2018 12:00pm1:00pm

Dr Elizabeth Pritchard

2 November 2018 1:00pm2:00pm
Development of the Pilot Dementia Registry - to inform the National Dementia Registry (ADNET)

Dr Nadeeka Dissanayaka

14 November 2018 12:00pm1:00pm

Miss Jess Greaney

14 November 2018 12:00pm1:00pm

Dr Barbara Lingwood

28 November 2018 12:00pm1:00pm

Dr Richard Gordon

28 November 2018 12:00pm1:00pm

Professor David Copland

12 December 2018 12:00pm1:00pm

Dr Kirat Chand

12 December 2018 12:00pm1:00pm

Mr Oyetunde Gbadeyan

17 October 2018 12:00pm1:00pm
High definition transcranial direct current stimulation (HD-tDCS) to the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex enhances adaptive cognitive control

Dr Ella Trembizki

17 October 2018 12:00pm1:00pm
Ceftriaxone-resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae - recent updates and laboratory response

Dr Despoina Koulenti

3 October 2018 12:00pm1:00pm

Dr Frederik Styen

3 October 2018 12:00pm1:00pm

CANCELLED - DNA the building blocks of my career : translating novel technology into a successful diagnostic company

25 September 2018 12:00pm1:00pm
Presented by Elisa Mokany - co founder & CTO Speedx

Hosted by the UQCCR Industry & Commercialisation Committee

Professor Anders Cervin

18 September 2018 12:00pm1:00pm

Dr Andrew Henderson

18 September 2018 12:00pm1:00pm

Show Me the Money

4 September 2018 10:00am2:00pm
The UQCCR Industry & Commercialisation Committee has put together a workshop titled, “Show me the Money” that’s aimed to assist applications for research funding schemes including NHMRC Development Grants, Advance Queensland schemes and Industry connect.

Dr Tracey Bjorkman

25 July 2018 12:00pm1:00pm

Professor David Paterson

25 July 2018 12:00pm1:00pm

Professor Martin Lavin

11 July 2018 12:00pm1:00pm

Dr Stephanie Miller

11 July 2018 12:00pm1:00pm

Mr Malcolm Lim

27 June 2018 12:00pm1:00pm

Dr Hosam Zowawi

27 June 2018 12:00pm1:00pm

Professor Jason Roberts

13 June 2018 12:00pm1:00pm

Dr Jodi Saunus

30 May 2018 12:00pm1:00pm

Dr Emma Sweeney

15 May 2018 12:00pm1:00pm

Dr Carlos Salomon

15 May 2018 12:00pm1:00pm

The MERINO Trial

2 May 2018 12:00pm1:00pm
Professor David Paterson

The prevalence and treatment outcomes of anti-neuronal antibody positive patients admitted with first episode of psychosis

18 April 2018 12:00pm1:00pm
Associate Professor James Scott will speak on the prevalence and treatment outcomes of anti-neuronal antibody positive patients admitted with first episode of psychosis.

Endobronchial ultrasound trans-bronchial needle aspiration

18 April 2018 12:00pm1:00pm
Dr Peter Simpson and Dr David Fielding will speak on endobronchial ultrasound trans-bronchial needle aspiration.

Progression of complement C5a receptor antagonists towards clinical trials for Motor Neuron Disease

23 November 2017 12:00pm1:30pm
Presented by Associate Professor Trent Woodruff
Hosted by the UQCCR Industry & Commercialisation Committee

Micro/Nano-Tools for the Clinics

8 November 2017 12:00pm1:00pm
Presented by Professor Xingyu Jiang

Retrotransposons as Agents of somatic diversity, disease and aging

18 October 2017 12:00pm1:00pm
Presented by Professor Stephen Helfand

Commercialisation Journey : from Waterloo to Queensland

11 September 2017 11:30am1:30pm
Presented by Derek Jouppi, Co Founder of Suncayr

Ataxia-Telangiectasia : Role of ATM in lung disease and neurodegeneration

5 September 2017 12:00pm1:00pm
In this seminar, Dr Yeo will cover both lung dysfunction and neurodegeneration in A-T. She will describe the establishment of airway epithelial cells from patients with A-T, microbial composition of the upper airway of patients and the response of these epithelial cells to oxidative damage caused by infection and its implication for lung disease. The second part of her presentation will address the role of the ATM protein, mutated in A-T, in protecting against neurodegeneration. It will focus on physiologically-induced DNA double stand breaks (DSB) and their role in signalling in the cerebellum.

The tragedy of early life ear disease and hearing loss for aboriginal communities - an update

29 August 2017 12:00pm1:00pm
Professor Amanda Jane Leach
Principal Research Fellow: Leader of the Ear Health Research Program, Child Health Division and Director of the NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Ear and Hearing Health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children
Qualifications: MAgSc; PhD (Medicine)

Changing global practice - continuous infusion of beta-lactam antibiotics in sepsis

22 August 2017 12:00pm1:00pm
Presented by Dr Os Cotta and Professor Jeffrey Lipman

The role of hSSB1 and hSSB2 in the base excision repair pathways

15 August 2017 12:00pm1:00pm
Presented by Associate Professor Derek Richard

Fighting antibiotic resistance: is it possible with probiotics?

30 May 2017 12:00pm1:00pm
The effectiveness of antibiotic treatment has been compromised due to the rise of antibiotic resistant bacteria. Patients with infections caused by these bacteria are at significant risk of severe consequences including death, due to treatment failure.

Making nanomedicine personal: Translating genome wide information and point of care diagnostics into the clinic

23 May 2017 12:00pm
Presented by Professor Matt Trau, Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (AIBN)

Multi-omic investigations in oesophageal adenocarcinoma

9 May 2017 12:00pm
Presented by Associate Professor Michelle Hill

Ubiquitination in the regulation of membrane proteins

2 May 2017 12:00pm1:00pm
Presented by Professor Sharad Kumar
Professor Hayden Homer

Oocyte biology and female fertility

8 March 2017 12:00pm1:00pm
Presented by Professor Hayden Homer and hosted by Professor Martin Lavin
Dr Amy McCart Reed

Breast cancer special types: A molecular analysis

21 February 2017 12:00pm1:00pm
Presented by Dr Amy McCart Reed and hosted by Professor Martin Lavin
Dr James Brown

Breast cancer: Mechanisms, markers and new treatments

14 February 2017 12:00pm1:00pm
Presented by Dr James Brown and hosted by Professor Martin Lavin
Dr Dilys Freeman

Adipocyte function in pregnancy and preeclampsia

9 February 2017 12:00pm1:00pm
Presented by Dr Dilys Freeman and hosted by Dr Carlos Salomon
DR RAMKUMAR MENON

In utero aging of fetal tissues signals human parturition via exosomes

30 January 2017 12:00pm1:00pm
Presented by Dr Ramkumar Menon and hosted by Dr Carlos Salomon
Dr Kenneth Witwer

From trash to treasure: Extracellular vesicles and small RNA in CNS disease

23 January 2017 12:00pm1:00pm
Presented by Dr Kenneth Witwer and hosted by Dr Carlos Salomon

What do you want to deliver and how to articulate this?

29 November 2016 2:00pm
Presented by Debbie Bullock

Lymph node stromal cell-derived microvesicles and colon cancer metastasis

28 September 2016 12:00pm1:00pm
Presented by Associate Professor Li Li

Development of Alternative Treatment of Airway Diseases through the use of Probiotics

6 September 2016 12:00pm1:00pm
Presented by Professor Anders Cervin, Dr Hanna Sidjabat and Amanda Bordin

Export controls : What are they? Do they affect you?

16 August 2016 12:00pm1:00pm
Presenter - Kerry Kahl

Cancer care for the whole patient : contributions from psycho-oncology

9 August 2016 12:00pm1:00pm
Presented by Professor Jane Turner