Panel Discussion: Medical Research – Evolution and Progress


Sunderland Theatre, ground floor
Med Building
Corner Grattan Street and
Royal Parade, Parkville


Health is a field of constant change. This two-part symposium will look at the discoveries, innovations and collaborations that have changed the face of medicine

Join host Natasha Mitchell (ABC Radio National) and an esteemed panel of researchers and clinicians as they discuss pivotal moments in medical research over the last 50 years, and the big ideas that are reshaping healthcare today.

Part 1

The first part of the conversation will look at the evolution of medical research and healthcare over the last 50 years.

Our panellists will include:

  • Laureate Professor Peter Doherty AC
  • Professor Suzanne Cory AC
  • Professor Judith Whitworth AC

Part 2

The second part of the conversation will focus on the here and now: research trends that are changing lives, the impact of technology on healthcare, and what we can expect to see in the future.

Our panellists for part 2 will include:

  • Associate Professor Bruce Campbell
  • Associate Professor Sarah-Jane Dawson
  • Dr Sybil McAuley

Parking: Complimentary parking is available over the weekend at University Square Car Park, entrance at 244 Bouverie St or 206 Berkeley St; and Royal Parade Car Park, between Genetics Lane and Medical Road (beneath Kenneth Myer Building).