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05 Jul 2018

A Hypothetical

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05 Jul 2018
12:00 - 1.00pm


Dr Julian Druce, Virus Identification Laboratory Head at VIDRL, will lead an expert panel confronted by an outbreak of a novel agent. The panel will examine the issues and dilemmas faced by society as an unusual scenario unfolds.

The Panel

Prof Fabienne Mackay – Immunologist, Doherty Institute

Dr Mike Catton – Medical Virologist, Director, Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory

Dr Katherine Gibney- Epidemiologist, Doherty Institute

Dr Irani Thevarajan – Infectious Diseases Physician, Royal Melbourne Hospital

Prof Julian Savulescu – Philosopher and Bioethicist, Oxford University

Prof Kit Fairley – Director of Melbourne Sexual Health Clinic.

Dr Brendan Murphy  - Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health Australia.

Contact Finian Scallan with any enquiries.