Cardiovascular Health Research Symposium

Date & time: 7pm 5 May – 2.30am 6 May 2016, AEST (Australian Eastern Standard Time)
Location: National Museum of Australia, Peninsula Room

The Heart Foundation, ACT Division will host the second annual Cardiovascular Health Research Symposium to showcase local research on a range of topics pertaining to cardiovascular health. Researchers, policy makers, clinicians, and health professionals are invited to attend and contribute to the day’s discussion about the impact of research on cardiovascular disease and future research opportunities.

Canberra is home to several highly esteemed health research institutions including the Australian National University, University of Canberra, CSIRO, Australian Institute of Sport, and Synergy in Canberra for Health among others. The aim of the symposium is to promote local researchers conducting research in areas that help us to better understand, treat, and prevent cardiovascular. Additionally, it will provide the opportunity to share information about research opportunities and foster cross-discipline collaboration.

The key note address will be delivered by Dr.Grace Joshy from the National Centre for Epidemiology & Population Health, ANU College of Medicine, Biology and Environment. Presentations will cover a range of projects from basic science research to epidemiology, clinical programs, and public policy.