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AICC Business Lunch on: Cancer Research and The Way Forward

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We are pleased to invite you, your guests and collegues to a business lunch on the topic of 'Cancer research and the way forward' with a panel of three esteemed speakers including, Prof Tony Coates, Prof. Guy Maddern and Prof. Peter John Wormald. These speakers will offer their insight and share their experiences about Cancer research and development, what we can learn, and how we can move forward.


ABOUT THE SPEAKERS

Professor Toby Coates

Professor Toby Coates is a full time clinician-scientist in the Central Northern Adelaide Renal and Transplantation Service at the Royal Adelaide Hospital and Renal Transplant Nephrologist, and Clinical Professor in Medicine at the University of Adelaide. He undertook his PhD in Transplant Immunology at the University of Adelaide supported by NHMRC Post Graduate Medical Research Scholarship (1997-2000), Don and Lorraine Jacquot Travelling Fellowship and Post-Doctoral studies with Angus Thomson at the Thomas E Starzl Institute at the University of Pittsburgh supported by a CJ Martin Fellowship from the NHMRC (2001-2003).

Prof Coates returned to Adelaide in July 2003 as a Renal Transplant Nephrologist. He is past Honorary Secretary Transplantation Society of Australia and New Zealand. He was appointed as the sole Australian Associate Editor for the International Society of Nephrology’s Journal Kidney International (2012-2017). He was the recipient of South Australian Tall Poppy Science Award for his research from the Government of South Australia in 2004. His total research funding since 1st July 2003 is over $10.6 million, including 2 CIA project grants from the NHMRC and Project grant funding from the JDRF for Clinical Islet Transplantation. He is currently the Director of South Australia’s first Nationally Funded Centre for Islet Transplantation and the Head of Kidney Transplantation at the Royal Adelaide Hospital. In 2013 he was the lead clinical investigator in the new $59 million Collaborative Research Centre for Cell Therapy Manufacturing (CRC-CTM) to manufacture new technologies to support islet transplantation (2013-2018). He was awarded the Ian McKenzie Prize for Outstanding Contribution to Transplantation in 2013, from the Transplantation Society of Australia and New Zealand. He has 125 peer-reviewed publications and has supervised 16 Honours and PhD students to completion within the University of Adelaide. He is a consultant to the National Transplant Service and a member of the Renal Transplant Advisory Committee of the Transplantation Society of Australia and New Zealand. In 2017 he was appointed as an international counselor by the International Society of Nephrology for the Custodians of the Declaration of Istanbul and is the current President Elect of the Transplantation Society of Australia and New Zealand.

Professor Guy Maddern

Throughout his surgical career Professor Guy Maddern has developed strong experience and expertise in translational research. Not only is Professor Maddern a world-renowned liver surgeon, but he has helped shape the current and future directions of the medical, surgical and research frontiers in South Australia. In 1993 Professor Maddern took up the University of Adelaide appointment as Professor of Surgery at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital. Since then, Professor Maddern has been invited to lecture, both nationally and internationally; has been awarded the John Mitchell Crouch Fellowship for outstanding research and the Louis Barnett Medal for outstanding contributions to education, training and advancement in surgery by the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons; has authored numerous book chapters; has edited and co‑authored textbooks; published over 450 articles in refereed journals and has been awarded over $55 million in grant funding. Professor Maddern is currently the Director of Research at the Basil Hetzel Institute for Translational Health Research, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, RP Jepson Professor of Surgery, University of Adelaide and Clinical Director Surgical Services, Central Adelaide Local Health Network.

Professor Peter John Wormald

Professor Peter John Wormald was appointed to the Chair of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery in 1998, a joint appointment between the Adelaide and Flinders Universities. He was previously an Associate Professor at the department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Hong Kong. He spent two years working with Professor Andrew van Hasselt and developing his interest in endoscopic sinus surgery and rhinology. Prior to that he worked as a senior consultant at the Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town. He was born and educated in South Africa before moving to Australia where he and his family have now proudly taken up Australian citizenship.

Professor Wormald has super specialised in rhinology, sinus surgery and skull base surgery and now practices almost solely as a rhinologist (nose and sinus specialist) and skull base surgeon. He has developed an extensive research program into the causes and development patterns associated with these diseases and has a special interest in innovative and new treatments of nose and sinus diseases. He has been a leader in Australia and the world in new techniques and procedures for the endoscopic management of skull base tumours and has in collaboration with instrument manufacturing companies developed and extensive range of both sinus surgical and skull base instruments.

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