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RAH-Search Day 2018

Join us for the inaugural Royal Adelaide Hospital Research Showcase Day. This is an exciting opportunity to meet our world-class researchers and hear about the latest advancements in medical research.

When: Thursday 22 November 2018
Where: Royal Adelaide Hospital 
Time: 12pm to 5pm

This free event is open to everyone.  As seating is limited registrations are required to attend the research presentations only. Please see the full program below.


Research gallery walk

Level 3 (ground floor) main concourse

12pm to 1pm

Over 20 of our brightest medical minds will be stationed on level 3 (ground floor) of the RAH’s main concourse to share their research and outcomes. View posters about their research, ask questions and learn how we are improving care for all South Australians. 

New Treatments for Multiple MyelomaMs Melissa Bennett
New ways to control breast cancer via its surrounding environmentDr Sarah Boyle
Understanding inherited leukaemias Dr Anna Brown
How can we improve nutrition in patients that survive intensive care?Matthew Summers
Towards personalised treatments for pituitary tumoursDr Sunita De Sousa
The Use of Smartphones to Assess Patient Outcomes Following Critical IllnessSam Gluck
New techniques for diagnosing Inflammatory Bowel DiseaseNicole Dmochowska
Risk Factor management in Atrial FibrillationKadhim Kadhim
New molecular insight into salt-sensitive kidney disease
Jantina Manning
Risk Factor Management in AFDr Dennis Lau
Low blood sugar and the GutDr Chinmay Marathe
Can we improve gut health in kidney disease with diet?Claire Trimingham
Improving outcomes for patients with vascular devicesDr Eli Moore
New options for targeting inflammationDr Marni Nenke
New endoscopic treatment for food bolus removalMarie Ooi
New insights in the causation of therapy-related myeloid neoplasmsDeepak Singhal
Obesity and Heart Failure: A Complex RelationshipDr Michael Stokes
Establishing a faecal transplant service for people with blood cancerImogen Ball
Investigating E-cigarettes: Can they damage the lung?Miranda Ween
Heart rhythm disorders in Australia and the Asia-Pacific regionDr Chris Wong
Controlling appetite by bitter taste Dr Tongzhi Wu
A bitter tale of artificial sweeteners in blood sugar control
A/Prof Richard Young

Registrations are not required to attend the gallery walk session.

Research presentations

1.30 to 5pm

Level 8 Lecture Theatre

Formal research presentations on various topics will be held in the lecture theatre on level 8 at the Royal Adelaide Hospital. 

Please register to attend the research presentations via the below Eventbrite link: 

Afternoon tea will be served from 3.00-3.30pm. For those attending the research presentations please proceed to registration desk with your tickets located at the main entrance of the RAH. 

1.25pmWelcome and Opening AddressJenny Richter
1.30pmTo be confirmedProf Prash Sanders
1.40pmSleep Apnoea and Atrial FibrillationDr Dominik Linz
1.50pmThe good cholesterol improves wound healing in diabetesProf Rob Fitridge
2.00pmInvestigating how blood vessels contribute to our most deadly diseasesA/Prof Claudine Bonder
2.10pmUnderstanding and improving immunotherapy for melanomaDr Lisa Ebert
2.20pmCell and Gene  Therapy for lung disease
Prof Paul Reynolds
2.30pmNew treatments for Lung cancerDr Joanna Woodcock
2.40pmEngineering the immune system to fight melanomaDr Tessa Gargett
2.50pmNew targets for ovarian cancer treatmentDr Melissa Pitman
3.00pmAfternoon tea
3.30pmChronic myeloid leukaemia: From death to cure in 20 yearsDr Naranie Shanmuganathan
3.40pmBowel cancer surgery: improving patient outcomesProf Tarik Sammour
3.50pm Protein and critical illness: is more better?Dr Lee-anne Chapple
4.00pmAdvanced Recovery Room Care-improving safety after surgeryProf Guy Ludbrook
4.10pmSupporting patients with kidney failure who are starting dialysisDr Lisa Shanahan
4.20pmLow blood pressure after eating – an under-recognised disorderProf Karen Jones
4.30pmHow does inflammation cause psychiatric disease?Dr Scott Clark
4.40pmRecovering mobility after severe brain injury - does upright posture matter?Dr Simon Mills
4.50pmMusic Therapy Interventions in Medical SettingsDr Patsy Tan
5.00pmClosing Address

The RAH Research Showcase is a partnership between Central Adelaide Local Health Network, The Hospital Research Foundation and the RAH Research Fund. 

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