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August 8, 2022
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Free – $20.00
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A Zoom event under Chatham House rule
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Vaccines – From breast cancer to Type 1 Diabetes, MS, mental health protection and beyond

MF Digital with Professor Vasso Apostolopoulos

Hosted by:
Simela Karasavidis

August 8, 2022 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Free – $20.00

Vaccines in the new era: what have we learnt in the last 30 years?

Professor Vasso Apostolopoulos received her PhD in 1995 from the University of Melbourne and Advanced certificate in Protein Crystallography University of London. She has undertaken research at the Austin Research Institute Australia, Burnet Institute Australia, Sir William Dunn School of Pathology Oxford University, Scripps Research Institute USA, Mater Medical Research Institute (sabbatical) and was a visiting researcher at numerous Universities around the world. Her expertise is in the areas of immunology, crystallography, cellular biology, translational research and development of drugs and vaccines.

Vasso has lead/Directed a number of research programs at the Austin Research Institute, the Burnet Institute, Centre for Chronic Disease at Victoria University, and, at the Institute for Health and Sport. She was the Vice President Research, Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research, Associate Provost (Research Partnerships) and is currently the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research Partnerships) at Victoria University, Australia. Vasso has received >100 awards, published >500 research papers and books, is an inventor on 20 patents, is on the board of a number of societies/networks/medical journals, and her current interests are treating chronic diseases with an immunological focus, in particular in the areas of cancer, autoimmune disorders, mental health and infectious diseases.

This research and these treatments are vitally important in Australia. Join us via zoom under Chatham House rule, to speak to the woman whose work, has actually had an impact on most our our lives.

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