The Philip Thompson Oration and Cocktail Function - Institute for Respiratory Health

The Philip Thompson Oration and Cocktail Function

20th Anniversary Celebrations
Friday 29th November
5.00pm – 7.30pm

The Philip Thompson Oration presented by:
Professor Gary Anderson
Director of the Lung Health Research Centre, University of Melbourne

“Turning tears into medicines for serious lung diseases”

In keeping with Phil Thompson’s never-ending quest for excellence and innovation in Australian science, Professor Gary Anderson will talk about a project that has taken well over 10 years and involved overcoming some very difficult problems.

The idea that science could turn human tears into life-saving medicines for lung diseases may seem improbable, but it is now reality.

And even more remarkably, this entire story starts with a butterfly

5.00pm – 6.00pm – Oration
6.00pm – 7.30pm – Cocktail function

For further details please contact Sarah Cermak on or call 6151 0815.