Eccles Institute of Neuroscience Seminar Series: Cerebral ischaemia: Novel mechanisms and potential therapies

Associate Professor Chris Sobey, Vascular Biology and Immunopharmacology Group, Department of Pharmacology, Monash University.

Associate Professor Chris Sobey is an NHMRC Senior Research Fellow and co-leader of the Vascular Biology and Immunopharmacology Group in the Department of Pharmacology at Monash University.  He has more than 110 publications, is an Associate Editor of 3 international Journals, a member of 4 Editorial Boards and is currently Chief Investigator on 3 NHMRC Project Grants and 3 National Heart Foundation Grants.  His present research involves investigating inflammatory mechanisms occurring in the brain after stroke in order to develop novel approaches to treat stroke patients.  Promising new therapies include intravenous administration of human amnion stem cells for limiting brain damage as well as promoting recovery from stroke.

Date & time

3.30–4.30pm 25 May 2012


The Finkel Lecture Theatre, The John Curtin School of Medical Research, Building 131, Garran Road, ANU


 Danielle Khalidi
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