The Asbestos and Dust Diseases Research Institute (ADDRI) is delighted to launch our 2023 Seminar Series designed to foster collaboration and knowledge sharing amongst medical and scientific researchers.

Date: Tuesday, 24 October 2023
Time: 12:00 – 1:30 pm
Location: ANZAC Seminar Room

Seminar Highlights:

• Renowned speakers
• Interactive Sessions
• Light lunch and product showcase by industry sponsor

Topic: Lessons from the early days of CD19 CAR-T cell immunotherapy for B cell malignancies. Presented by: Professor Cameron Turtle, Haematologist

Professor Turtle is a haematologist and Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) and the Royal College of Pathologists ofAustralasia (RCPA). He completed a PhD in dendritic cell immunotherapy at the University of Queensland then spent 17 years at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (FHCRC) in Seattle, USA, working on T cell immunotherapy for cancer. He was Professor and Anderson Family Endowed Chair for Immunotherapy at FHCRC, Professor of Medicine at the University of Washington (UW), and Co-director of the Cancer Immunology Program of the Seattle Cancer Consortium. In 2022, he was appointed Professor and CLEARbridge Chair in Cancer Immunotherapy in the Faculty of Medicine and Health at the University of Sydney. He is a clinical academic at Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney. His research laboratory focuses on understanding the factors governing the therapeutic immune response to cancer and the development of novel immunotherapies.

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn and connect with fellow researchers and stay updated on the latest products and technology.


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