Room 2003
09 Nov 2021 1:00pm1:30pm

Research Translation Seminar

Liver cancer & liver damage diagnostics

In this week's seminar, you'll hear about the translational liver research being developed in Em Prof Mike Roberts' laboratory at the UQ Diamantina Institute at TRI in collaboration with Prof Darrell Crawford and cliniicans at Greenslopes Hospital.

Em Prof Roberts has a particular interest in therapeutics and pharmaceutical sciences with current studies in critical care medicine, hepatology, quality use of medicines in the community, nanotoxicology, topical delivery, renal impairment after pesticide poisoning, nicotine addiction, pharmacokinetics, drug devlopment and cosmetology. He is probably best known internationally for his work on the absorption of chemicals, cosmetics and drugs through the skin. 

Prof Crawford is a clinical academic hepatologist with a strong international reputation in the field of liver disease. He has a strong research profile with > 175 publications and book chapters mostly related to disorders of iron metabolism including co-toxic injury with alcohol and fat, mechanisms and therapy of hepatic fibrosis, and liver cancer with continuous NHMRC funding since 2006.

Speakers:

Emeritus Professor Mike Roberts
NHMRC Senior Principal Research Fellow
Emeritus Professor of Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics
Director of the Therapeutics Research Centre, UQDI, The University of Queensland

Professor Darrell Crawford
Professor of Hepatology, Associate Dean (Strategic Development), Faculty of Medicine, The University of Queensland
Head of the UQ Clinical School, Greenslopes Hospital

Tim & Date:: 1:00-1:30pm Tuesday, 9 November 2021 
Venue: TRI Auditorium and Zoom