*Seminar Series: UQ Centre for Cardiac and Vascular Biology Launch
*Location: Customs House
*Date: 02/05/2017
*Time: 17:15

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*Title of talk: UQ Centre for Cardiac and Vascular Biology Launch
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Talk Abstract: REGISTRATIONS NOW OPEN

When: 6.00pm, Tuesday 2 May
Drinks and canap├ęs from 5.15 - 6.00pm

Ground-breaking research to build new hearts and mend broken ones

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death and disease burden in Australia.

It affects more than three million people, claims one life every 12 minutes and costs Australia approximately $7.9 billion annually.

Join us to hear from a dynamic team of researchers who are using discovery science to regenerate damaged cardiovascular tissues and mend broken hearts.
Speaker's bio: Presentations by:
Professor Garry Jennings AO, Chief Medical Advisor, National Heart Foundation
Associate Professor Ben Hogan Co-Director, UQ Centre for Cardiac and Vascular Biology
Professor Wally Thomas, Co-Director UQ Centre for Cardiac and Vascular Biology
Dr Kelly Smith, Group Leader, UQ Institute for Molecular Bioscience

Panel discussion led by:
Madonna King - Award-winning journalist, author and commentator.
Professor Justin Cooper-White, Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology

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Other Details:
*Host name: The University of Queensland
Host phone number: 33462110
*Host email: imbevents@uq.edu.au