Breaking News
June 20, 2018 - New approach could provide objective and easy-to-obtain measure of dietary adherence
June 20, 2018 - ‘Miracle treatment’ long-term success for babies with diabetes
June 20, 2018 - Rheumatoid Arthritis patients with depression have increased risk of disease flare
June 20, 2018 - NTU launches new research centers to prevent and treat diseases affecting Singaporeans
June 20, 2018 - Researchers examine risk factors for opioid dependence in patients undergoing surgery for DS
June 20, 2018 - Study finds substantial variation in cardiovascular risk across India
June 20, 2018 - Kidney donation among carefully-selected older adults poses minimal risks
June 20, 2018 - Effects of atrial fibrillation can be reduced or reversed by losing weight
June 20, 2018 - Allergan’s Oral CGRP Receptor Antagonist Atogepant Demonstrates Robust Efficacy and Safety in Episodic Migraine Prevention in a Phase 2b/3 Clinical Trial
June 20, 2018 - The novel insights of proteoglycans in mineralized tissues
June 20, 2018 - Scientists shed light on key aspect of healthy cell division
June 20, 2018 - Circulating bone turnover markers not linked to hip fracture risk, shows study
June 20, 2018 - Scientists obtain key information about proteins from single human cells
June 20, 2018 - Scientists identify novel genes linked with infantile forms of schizophrenia
June 20, 2018 - Low-dose aspirin could help pregnant women with high blood pressure avoid a dangerous condition
June 20, 2018 - Unusual gene provides novel insight into how the brain wires itself
June 20, 2018 - Study finds IV acetaminophen to be no more effective than oral counterpart for colectomy patients
June 20, 2018 - MAARA to celebrate its 50th anniversary with lecture titled ‘The Future of Asthma’
June 20, 2018 - Administration eases way for small businesses to buy insurance in bulk
June 20, 2018 - High-Quality Diet May Decrease Mortality Risk in Cancer Survivors
June 20, 2018 - JAMA editorial on ECG screening and cardiac risks
June 20, 2018 - Study hints at benefits of lifestyle interventions in reducing dementia risk
June 20, 2018 - Low blood levels of vitamin D linked to increased risk of interstitial lung disease
June 20, 2018 - Simple cognitive task after brain injury improves memory function, study finds
June 20, 2018 - Clinical trial targets metastatic colorectal cancer with new combination therapy
June 20, 2018 - Researchers discover pesticide-free way to limit mosquitoes and reduce spread of West Nile virus
June 20, 2018 - Persistent psychological stress contributes to development and progression of vision loss
June 20, 2018 - Study introduces novel strategy to obtain reasonable drug cost estimates for cost-effectiveness analyses
June 20, 2018 - Does Salt Water Help Your Cut? And Other Health Myths of Summer
June 20, 2018 - Scientists help identify genetic markers for prostate cancer in global DNA download
June 19, 2018 - Common ingredient in toothpaste and hand wash could contribute to antibiotic resistance
June 19, 2018 - WHO launches multiyear campaign to eliminate use of trans fat
June 19, 2018 - Scientists could build better drugs by learning from bacteria-derived molecules
June 19, 2018 - Comparative silence between firing spikes of neurons reveals what they are really up to
June 19, 2018 - JAK inhibitors associated with aggressive lymphoma
June 19, 2018 - SetPoint announces positive long-term results of bioelectronic medicine to treat rheumatoid arthritis
June 19, 2018 - Hypnosis may help reduce fear, anxiety in children undergoing treatment for cancer
June 19, 2018 - Scientists point to potentially promising treatment target for deadly brain cancers
June 19, 2018 - After opioid overdose, only 30 percent get medicine to treat addiction
June 19, 2018 - Patients with mild Alzheimer’s disease over age 65 continue to derive benefit from DBS-f treatment
June 19, 2018 - Microbiotica partners with University of Adelaide to develop defined bacterial product for ulcerative colitis
June 19, 2018 - Paratek Presents New Analysis from Combined Phase 3 Skin Infection Studies Highlighting Efficacy of Omadacycline in Treating Drug Resistant S. aureus
June 19, 2018 - Autism is not linked to eating fish in pregnacy
June 19, 2018 - Scientists create universal assembly method to enhance cancer therapy and diagnostics
June 19, 2018 - Follow-up study confirms success of physiological test for autism
June 19, 2018 - FDA provides guidance on Novus Therapeutics’ development path for OP-02 to treat otitis media
June 19, 2018 - Scientists discover new mechanism controlling multiple sclerosis risk
June 19, 2018 - Award granted to Neem Biotech to develop antimicrobial intervention for chronic lung infections
June 19, 2018 - Study finds combined risk of death and developing cancer to be lowest in light drinkers
June 19, 2018 - Novel app teaches users how to stop life-threatening bleeding and save lives
June 19, 2018 - Single blood sample can provide adequate confirmation of diabetes
June 19, 2018 - New stimulation method increases hope for improving disorders of consciousness
June 19, 2018 - FDA Issues Complete Response Letter for Duobrii (halobetasol propionate and tazarotene) Lotion
June 19, 2018 - Defining the biology of autism
June 19, 2018 - Researchers use optogenetics to shape tissues
June 19, 2018 - Scientists discover genetic causes underlying group of related infant cancers
June 19, 2018 - Innovative digital home testing kit benefits patients with kidney conditions
June 19, 2018 - New guidance on selection and evaluation of wearable devices for use in regulatory clinical trials
June 19, 2018 - Researchers understand the role of brain’s ‘reward circuit’ in autism spectrum disorder
June 19, 2018 - Researchers propose new strategy to combat micro-pollutants in water
June 19, 2018 - Illicit Opioid Trade Up With Restrictions on Hydrocodone
June 19, 2018 - New 3-D imaging analysis technique could lead to improved arthritis treatment
June 19, 2018 - Study finds increased risk of mortality in people with cold agglutinin disease in five years after diagnosis
June 19, 2018 - Psychologists can play important role in treating alcohol problems
June 19, 2018 - Study finds elevated risk of congenital defects in lithium-exposed infants
June 19, 2018 - Test-Taking Can Be Tough for Kids With Vision Problems
June 19, 2018 - Injections for knee osteoarthritis—’subtle but significant’ impact of revisions in clinical practice guidelines
June 19, 2018 - Researchers develop new approach to assess effectiveness of Men B vaccine
June 19, 2018 - Study shows link between financial literacy and hospitalization risk in older adults
June 19, 2018 - If you’ve got hep C, spitting can be a felony
June 19, 2018 - New study examines how the brain plays role in rheumatoid arthritis inflammation
June 19, 2018 - Researchers discover new defense mechanism against oxygen radicals
June 19, 2018 - WVU researcher aims to produce updated whooping cough vaccine
June 19, 2018 - Scientists develop novel computational framework to support personalized cancer treatment
June 19, 2018 - Rate of dementia on the decline—but beware of growing numbers
June 19, 2018 - Microglia play protective role in response to retinal detachment, shows study
June 19, 2018 - Technology breakthrough could enable detection of fetal genetic abnormalities in early pregnancy
June 19, 2018 - Novel chip can be used to identify rhinovirus strains as cause of asthma
June 19, 2018 - Effects of in vitro fertilization depend on genetic variation inherited from parents
June 19, 2018 - Heart attack patients unable to resume work report depression and financial hardship
Speakers announced for National Medicines Symposium 2018

Speakers announced for National Medicines Symposium 2018

image_pdfDownload PDFimage_print

NPS MedicineWise is pleased to announce the keynote speakers for the 10th National Medicines Symposium (NMS) – Population to Personal Health Care: The Future is Now.

The conference will deliver key industry speakers to discuss healthcare innovation, advancements and best practice in medication management and policy.

A broad selection of local and international speakers are scheduled for the conference agenda, including; Dr Hans-Georg Eichler, Professor Jeremy Nicholson, Dr John Skerritt, Jo Watson, Professor Lisa Jackson Pulver and Professor Andrew Wilson.

Topics the speakers will discuss will cover a diverse and meaningful range of concepts and ideas. Prof. Nicholson will be discussing molecular phenotyping and systems medicine approaches, while Dr Eichler will share his perspectives on adaptive pathways and contemporary regulation.

NPS MedicineWise Executive Manager and Chair of the NMS 2018 Program Committee Ms Kerren Hosking says she is looking forward to hosting such a diverse range of respected health professionals.

We have a stellar line-up of insightful speakers for NMS 2018 who have all been responsible for innovative initiatives in clinical settings. Their presentations will challenge perceptions and provide useful insights for fellow health care professionals.”

Ms Kerren Hosking

The keynote speakers for NMS 2018 are as follows:

The keynote speakers for NMS 2018 are as follows:

Dr Hans-Georg Eichler, Senior Medical Officer, European Medicines Agency.

Hans-Georg Eichler, MD, MSc, is the Senior Medical Officer of the European Medicines Agency in London, United Kingdom, where he is responsible for coordinating activities between the Agency’s scientific committees and giving advice on scientific and public health issues.

Professor Jeremy Nicholson, Director, Clinical Phenotyping Centre and Chair in Biological Chemistry, Head of Department Faculty of Medicine, Department of Surgery & Cancer.

Jeremy K. Nicholson is a professor of biological chemistry and head of the Department of Biomolecular Medicine, Division of Surgery, Oncology, Reproductive Biology and Anaesthetics at Imperial College London.

Nicholson is known for having developed metabonomics, also referred to as metabolic profiling. His research interests include spectroscopic and chemometric approaches to the investigation of disturbed metabolic processes in complex organisms.

Professor Andrew Wilson, Professor and Director, Menzies Centre for Health Policy School of Public Health, University of Sydney.

Andrew Wilson is the chair of the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee and co-director of the Menzies Centre for Health Policy, University of Sydney. He leads the Australian Prevention Partnership Centre.

His research interests concern the application of epidemiology to informing decision making in clinical medicine, public health, and health service policy and planning especially in chronic disease prevention and management.

Dr John Skerritt, Deputy Secretary for Health Products Regulation, Department of Health.

John Skerritt is Deputy Secretary for Health Products Regulation in the Commonwealth Department of Health, covering both TGA and the Office of Drug Control.

He has extensive experience in medical, agricultural and environmental policy, regulation, research management, technology commercialisation, and is an Adjunct Full Professor at two Australian universities.

Jo Watson, Deputy Chair, Consumers Health Forum (CHF).

Jo Watson has been a consumer advocate in health for several decades. She is the Deputy Chair of the Consumers Health Forum and the Chair of the HTA Consumer Consultative Committee, established within the Commonwealth Department of Health. Jo is a member of the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee and became the first Deputy Chair in 2017.

Professor Lisa Jackson Pulver, Pro Vice-chancellor Engagement & Pro Vice-chancellor Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Leadership, Western Sydney University.

Lisa Jackson Pulver is a proud Wiradjuri Koori woman. She is an academic leader, a recognised expert in public health and prominent researcher, educator and advocate for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and education.

As the inaugural Pro Vice-chancellor, Engagement and Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Leadership, Professor Jackson Pulver leads the University of Western Sydney’s work relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander outcomes.

Tagged with:

About author

Related Articles