august, 2023

fri11aug07:1508:00Wellness Series Talk: An apple a day keeps the haematologist away07:15 - 08:00 Tattersall's Club, 215 Queen Street

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Join our next complimentary Wellness Series event, exploring the interesting topic of gut health with A/Prof Andrea Henden (BSc MBBS (Hons) FRACP FRCPA PhD). She is a clinical Haematologist and Bone Marrow Transplant physician at the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital in Brisbane, Australia and a holder of a Metro North Clinician Research Fellowship.

She has a clinical interest in transplantation and cellular therapies, and the infectious complications of these treatments. A/Prof Henden is also a research officer in the Translational Cancer Immunotherapy Laboratory at QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute.

Her research focuses on transplant immunology and current active projects include cellular therapies for COVID-19 and other infections, and the role of the microbiome on T cell function in the context of transplantation. She is the Principle Investigator on a number of Investigator Initiated Clinical Trials bringing novel immunotherapies to the clinic, with a focus toward treating complications of bone  marrow transplantation.

A/Prof Henden will discuss the impact of the gut microbiome on immune function and health and current approaches to use this an effective medical therapy.


(Friday) 07:15 - 08:00


Tattersall's Club

215 Queen Street


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