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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 6151 0815.