Medical Science and Public Health

February 3, 2017  Wednesday Venue
2:00pm- 2:05pm
February 3
Opening address (Wendy Erber) Case study room
2:00pm- 3:30pm
February 3
Themes:  Stem cells and new therapy


·   Speaker1(20min):  Duanqing Pei, Guangzhou Institutes of Biomedicine and Health, Chinese Academy of Sciences.
Cell Fate Decisions During Somatic Cell Reprogramming


·  Speaker2(20min): Steve Wilton, Murdoch University.
Therapeutic Alternative  Splicing: From a Concept to Clinical Approval for the Treatment for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
·   Speaker3(20min): Nathan Pavlos, Cellular Orthopaedic Laboratory, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, The University of Western Australia.
Deciphering the Molecular Anatomy of Osteoclasts for Next-Generation Anti-Resorptive Therapies
·   Speaker4(20min):Fiona Wood, Director of the Burns Service of WA, The University of Western Australia.
The Role of Interdisciplinary Research in Driving Advances in Clinical Care

*Chairs: Nathan Pavlos,  Jennifer Tickner

Case study room
3:30pm- 3:45pm
February 3
Afternoon Tea Case study room
3:45pm- 5:00pm
February 3
Themes:  Genetics and novel technology


·  Speaker1(20min): Matthew Brown, Director of Genomics, Queensland University of Technology.
Transethnic Studies in Immune-Mediated Arthritis
·  Speaker2(20min): Grant Morahan, The Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, The University of Western Australia.
Advanced Genetic Technologies Define Signatures that Predict Risk of Disease and Disease Outcomes
·  Speaker3(20min): Tianzi Jiang, Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences
The Brainnetome Atlas: A New Brain Atlas Based on Connectional Profiles
·  Speaker4(20min): Fan Lu, Chancellor of Wenzhou Medical University.
Developing Academic Disciplines Through Innovation-A Distinctive Approach by the Wenzhou Medical University
*Chairs: Scott Wilson, Grant Morahan

Case study room
February 4, 2017  Thursday
February 4
Theme: Public health and epidemiology


·   Speaker1(20min): Colin Binns, Curtin University.
Maternal and Child Health in The Past 60 Years and Emerging Challenges with Chronic Disease
·   Speaker2(20min): Gui Fu, University of Mining and Technology.
Accident Causation Model: 24 Model
·   Speaker3(20min): Guicheng Zhang, School of Public Health, Curtin University.
Allergy and Asthma in Chinese Immigrants With Western Environments/Lifestyles: Plausible Mechanisms Related to Immune Response, Epigenetics and Microbiota
·   Speaker4(15min): Zhenming Li, Department of safety science and engineering, Zhejiang University of Technology.
Survey and Analysis on the Occupational Hazard of Truck


·   Speaker5(15min): Lihai Zhang, The University of Melbourne.
Modelling Bone Fracture Healing Under Locking Compression Plate System

*Chiars:Jian Le, Guicheng Zhang

Case study room
February 4
Morning Tea Case study room
February 4
Theme: Skeletal health

·  Speaker1(20min): Scott Wilson, School of Medicine and Pharmacology, The University of Western Australia.
Epigenome-Wide Association Study of Bone Mineral Density by Next-Generation Capture Sequencing

·  Speaker2(20min): Charles Inderjeeth, Director of Clinical Training, Research and Programs (Osborne Park Hospital Program).
Ageing, Inflammation, Osteoporosis and Dementia: Are They Related

·  Speaker3(20min): Crispin Dass, Curtin University.
The Emerging Role of PEDF in Bone and Insulin Signalling

·  Speaker4(15min): Kun Zhu, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, The University of Western Australia.
Tracking of Vitamin D Status From Childhood to Early Adulthood and Its Association With Peak Bone Mass

·  Speaker5(15min): Jennifer Tickner, The University of Western Australia.
Gene Mining for Novel Regulators of Bone Homeostasis

*Chairs: Jennifer Tickner, Kun Zhu

Case study room
February 4
February 4
Theme: Disease and imaging tools

·   Speaker1(20min): Alec Redwood, Murdoch University
Characterizing Immune Responses in Severe T-Cell Mediated Adverse Drug Reactions

·   Speaker2(20min): Haibo Jiang, Centre for Microscopy, Characterisation and Analysis, The University of Western Australia.
High-Resolution Subcellular Visualization of Pharmaceuticals

·   Speaker3(20min): Yuanyuan Li, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences.
A Review of Inducible Nitric Oxide Synthase Inhibitors

·   Speaker4(15min): Dian Teguh, School of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, The University of Western Australia.
Enu-Induced Mutagenesis in Bh4 Domain Of Bcl2 in Mice Reveals an Osteoporotic Phenotype

·   Speaker5(15min): Xinghuo Wu, Tongji Medical College,Huazhong University of Science and Technology.
The Role of Islet Amyloid Polypeptide (IAPP) in Intervertebral Disc Degeneration (IDD)

*Chairs: Crispin Dass, Zheming Li

Case study room
February 4
Afternoon Tea Case study room
February 4
Medical sciences: student highlights

·   Speaker1(10min): Jinbo Yuan, School of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, The University of Western Australia.
Use of The Collaborative Cross Mouse Phenotype Library to Identify Novel Osteoporosis Susceptibility Genes

·   Speaker2: Youqiang, Sun, Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine.
Development and Evaluation of Patient-Reported Outcomes Scale of Primary Osteoporosis

·   Speaker3(10min): Guoju Hong, School of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, The University of Western Australia.
Bajijiasu Abrogates Osteoclast Differentiation Via the Suppression of RANKL Signaling Pathways Through NF-KB and NFAT

·   Speaker4(10min): Yunjia Wang/Qiang Guo, Spinal Surgery of XiangYa Hospital Central South University.
Leptin Receptor Metabolism Disorder in Primary Chondrocytes From Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Girls

·   Speaker5(10min): Xi Chen, School of Kinesiology, Shanghai University of Sport.
Treadmill Running Exercise Prevents Senile Osteoporosis and Upregulates the Wnt Signaling Pathway in Samp6 Mice



·   Speaker6(10min): Qiu Heng, School of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, The University of Western Australia.
Rankl M199 Residue is a Structural Determinant Critical for Rankl-Mediated Osteoclast Differentiation and Signaling Activation of Nf-Kb and Nfatc1

·   Speaker7(10min): Jacob Kenny,  School of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, The University of Western Australia.
Identification of Genes Regulating Osteoarthritis Development Using a Mouse Phenotype Library

*Chairs: Dian Teguh, Haibo Jiang

Case study room
February 4
Closing remarks (Jiake Xu) Case study room