Professor Anne Kelso AO, Chief Executive Officer of NHMRC

HEALTH SERIES: Live to 100 Years? How will Medical Research Help?

Professor Anne Kelso AO, Chief Executive Officer of NHMRC
26th May 2017

The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) is Australia’s leading expert body promoting the development and maintenance of public and individual health standards. NHMRC brings together within a single national organisation the functions of research funding and development of advice.

Professor Kelso was previously Director of the WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Influenza in Melbourne, a role she held from 2007 until early 2015. Her earlier research career was spent at the Swiss Institute for Experimental Cancer Research, the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research and the Queensland Institute of Medical Research, where she earned her reputation as a leading researcher in the field of immunology. From 2000 until 2006, she was also Director/CEO of the Cooperative Research Centre for Vaccine Technology.

She has previously served as President of the Australasian Society for Immunology, as Secretary-General of the International Union of Immunological Societies and as a member of several governing boards and advisory groups, including the Council of QUT, the Boards of the Telethon Kids Institute and the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, and committees advising the WHO and the Australian Government on influenza. She was appointed Officer in the Order of Australia in June 2007 for service to science.

Venue

Venue: Bar Lourinha

37 Little Collins Street, Melbourne

26th May 2017, 12:30pm - 2:00pm

Tickets: $77.00

Ticket Price includes GST

Bookings Close: 23rd May 2017