Annual Symposium for the ASCEND NHMRC Program Grant

Annual Symposium for the ASCEND NHMRC Program Grant

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Tyree Room, John Niland Scientia Building

UNSW Sydney

Kensington, NSW 2052

Australia

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Advancing the health of people who use drugs: hepatitis C and drug dependence

About this event

The Chief Investigators of the ASCEND (Advancing the health of people who use drugs: hepatitis C and drug dependence) NHMRC Program Grant extend a warm invitation to the 2022 ASCEND Symposium.

The Symposium will feature world-leading experts in public health interventions to improve drug dependence management and progress toward hepatitis C elimination.

International guest presenters include:

  • Professor Frederick Altice, Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine and School of Public Health
  • Professor Julie Bruneau, Professor in the Department of Family and Emergency Medicine, Université de Montréal
  • Professor Matthew Hickman, Head of Population Health Sciences and Deputy Head of Bristol Medical School, University of Bristol
  • Assistant Professor Nadine Kronfli, Assistant Professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, McGill University
  • Professor Natasha Martin, Professor of Infectious Disease Modelling, Division of Infectious Diseases and Global Public Health, University of California San Diego
  • Professor Peter Vickerman, Professor of Infectious Disease Modelling, Bristol Population Health Research Institute, University of Bristol

The Symposium will commence with coffee on arrival at 9am, and conclude at 5pm with refreshments to follow.

Registrations are essential.

We hope you can make it!

The ASCEND Chief Investigators:

Professor Gregory Dore, Kirby Institute

Professor Louisa Degenhardt, NDARC

Professor Andrew Lloyd, Kirby Institute

Professor Michael Farrell, NDARC

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