Public Events

Come listen to the latest developments from our international speakers with local experts in this fast developing field of resaerch looking towards our new Victorian Heart Hospital.


1:00 – 1:30 pm*
Dr. Mirana Ramialison, PhD
Group Leader, ARMI
“Genomics of cardiac development and disease”
1:30 – 2:00 pm*
Prof. Antoon Moorman, MD, PhD
Professor of Embryology
Department of Anatomy, Embryology & Physiology
Meibergdreef 15
“Development and evolution of the heart”
2:00 – 2:30 pm*
A/Prof. Jody Haigh, PhD
Group Leader, Australian Centre for Blood Diseases
“Harnessing cellular plasticity, memory and
directed differentiation in cardiac repair”
2:30 – 3:00 pm*
Dr. Anthony White, MBBS, PhD, FRACP
Cardiologist, Monash Heart, Monash Health
“Myocardial regeneration? A perspective from
the cardiology clinics.”
3:00 – 3:30 pm
3:30 – 4:00 pm*
Professor James Cameron
Director, Monash Cardiovascular Research Centre
Associate Director, Monash Heart, Monash Health
“Novel approaches to understanding
cardiovascular function: potential indices of
therapeutic effect”
4:00 – 4:30 pm*
Dr. Ekaterina Salimova, PhD
Research Fellow, ARMI
“Exploiting the collaborative cross diversity in
quest for biomarkers of cardiac function and
4:30 – 5:00 pm*
Dr. Jose Xavier Neto
Principal Investigator
Brazilian National Biosciences Laboratory,
Brazilian Centre for Research in Energy and Materials
“The evolutionary origins of atria and ventricles
from inflow and outflow domains”
5:00 – 5:45 pm
Networking – Cinque Lire

* Includes 5 minutes of question time

On conclusion of the Symposium, a networking event for presenters and attendees will be held at 5 pm. Please click on the link below for further information, and to confirm your attendance for catering purposes by close of business Thursday 27 October.

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