The University of South Australia and the Australasian Wound and Tissue Repair Society (AWTRS) invite you to attend the Adelaide Wound Healing Symposium to take place on 27th October 2017, at the Future Industries Institute, Mawson Lakes Campus. The program will feature local and national eminent experts in preclinical and clinical wound healing research presenting the latest innovative approaches for regenerative medicine including topics on burns, diabetes and chronic wounds.

 

Registration is FREE and all students and ECR's are encouraged to attend and submit poster presentations for which prizes will be awarded. The event will also include the AWTRS AGM, a networking session and refreshments.

 

If you are interested in presenting a poster, have any questions or dietary requirements please email the Chair of the Wound Healing Symposium, Dr Xanthe Strudwick - mailto: mailto:xanthe.strudwick@unisa.edu.au.

 

We look forward to welcoming all to the Future Industries Institute for this inaugural event.

 

Date:            27TH October, 2017

Time:           9am to 4pm

Venue:        GP Building, Mawson Lakes Campus, University of South Australia

Cost:            Free - includes light refreshments, lunch and networking session

 

Registrations are now closed

 

 

                                             

 

  

 

                        

  

 

                                                    

  

  

                 

 

The Programme

830-900 am Registration
900-910

Opening & Welcome 

Prof Emily Hilder, Prof Allison Cowin, Dr Xanthe Strudwick

910-1030am

Session 1 - Mechanisms for Tissue Repair: 

Chair: Prof Tarl Prow

910-930

A/Prof Michael Samuel - Centre for Cancer Biology, UniSA

The contribution of mechanical changes in skin to wound healing.

930-950

Dr Rachael Murray - Institute of Health Biomedical Innovation, QUT

Regulation of macrophage MMP 14 to improve wound inflammation.

950-1010

Dr Lyn Wise - University of Otago, New Zealand

Treatment of equine limb wounds with orf virus IL-10 and VEGF-E improves epidermal and vascular outcomes in the healed scar tissue.

1010-1030

Dr Zlatko Kopecki - Future Industries Institute, UniSA

Understanding the role of Flightless I in innate immune responses during wound infection

 1030-1115 Morning Tea & Poster Session
1115-1235pm

Session 2 - Diabetes and Chronic Wounds

Chair: Dr Rachael Murray

1115-1135

Dr Guilherme Pena - The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, University of Adelaide

The diabetic foot, a clinical perspective.

1135-1155

Prof Stuart Pitson - Centre for Cancer Biology, UniSA

Targeting sphingolipid signalling to improve diabetic wound healing.

1155-1215

Dr Stuart Mills - Future Industries Institute, UniSA

Modulating Flightless regulation of inflammation to improve wound healing.

1215-1235

Dr Endre Szili - Future Industries Institute, UniSA

Opportunities for cold atmospheric plasma in wound decontamination and healing.

 1235-130 pm  Lunch & AWTRS AGM
130-350pm

Session 3 - New Technologies for Wounds and Burns Injuries  

Chair: Prof Stuart Pitson

130-150

Prof John Greenwood - Royal Adelaide Hospital, University of Adelaide.

Complex acute wounds made simple.

150-210

Dr Brooke Farrugia - University of New South Wales.

Glycosaminoglycans – molecules that modulate wound healing and tissue remodelling, from biomarkers to biomimetics.

210-230

Prof Tarl Prow - Future Industries Institute, UniSA

Skin microbiopsy enables new approaches for translational skin research.

230-250

Prof Christina Bursil - South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute

High-density lipoproteins and chemokine inhibition increase wound healing and wound angiogenesis.

250-310

Dr Leila Cuttle - Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation QUT

Biomarkers and modelling to diagnose burn severity.

310-330

Dr Anton Blencowe - School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences, UniSA

Engineering old technologies for better wound dressings.

330-350

Prof Allison Cowin - Future Industries Institute, UniSA

Development of a stem cell therapy for the treatment of wounds.

350-400pm Awards and Closing Remarks

Important Note:

We hope you can join us for  a Drinks and Nibbles Networking Event after the Closing Remarks 4.00 to 6.00pm

Mawson Lakes Parking