Professor Leonard C. Harrison


From: Wednesday February 12, 2020, 12:30 pm

To: Wednesday February 12, 2020, 2:00 pm

Professor Len Harrison is a clinician-scientist and NHMRC Senior Investigator in the Population Health and Immunity Division, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research (‘WEHI’). From 1987-2010 he headed the Autoimmunity and Transplantation Division at WEHI and was Director of the Burnet Clinical Research Unit and Department of Clinical Immunology and Allergy at the Royal Melbourne Hospital. He has written several books and authored or co-authored over 560 research papers on immune mechanisms of disease. His research is now focused on how the environment and genes interact to cause childhood diseases such as type 1 diabetes, coeliac disease and allergies. His awards for research include the C.J. Martin Fellowship, Wellcome Australia Medal, Susman Prize, Kellion Medal and the international Rumbough Award for scientific excellence.



Includes 2 course lunch & coffee

Cost: $48

Drinks available at bar prices.

RSVP by calling the office on 9654 7242



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Level 35, 25 Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000

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