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RAHsearch 2022

Join us at RAHsearch to hear about the latest medical research, advancements and treatments from across the Central Adelaide Local Health Network.

Event details

Monday 17 October 2022 — open to everyone, including community

Tuesday 18 October 2022 — open to staff only

Royal Adelaide Hospital (L8 Lecture Theatre) and online

Free. Book to secure your seat.

Monday 17 October

Open to everyone, including our community

This year our presenters will share their world-class research in leukaemia, diabetes and bowel disease. We’ll also hear from patients about their experiences and how the research will provide better health outcomes for the community.

You will need to book each session individually.


Monday sessions

Each session is 60 minutes and includes a panel discussion with an opportunity to ask questions.

Tailoring the treatment of Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia patients

10–11 am

Hear from haematologist Dr Shanmuganathan as she discusses how her research is identifying the factors in Chronic Myeloid Leukemia that can predict how patients will respond to therapy and how it can help to quickly determine the best treatment option for CML as soon as possible.

Book the 10 am session

New hope for those living with Type 1 Diabetes

2–3 pm

Game-changing research at the Royal Adelaide Hospital has the potential to be the next step in finding a cure for type 1 diabetes.

Hear from Professor Toby Coates AO about the world-first human trial of insulin-producing islet cells, which is offering new hope for those living with diabetes.

Book the 2 pm session

Super poo – how can faecal transplants and diet treat bowel disease?

6–7 pm

Hear from Associate Professor Robert Bryant about how his research into diet modifications and faecal microbial transplantation (FMT) is having a positive impact for those with inflammatory bowel disease.

Book the 6 pm session

Tuesday 18 October

Open to staff only

Tuesday will be an opportunity for you to hear about our new Research Strategy, research flagships and the work of our colleagues involved in world-class research. We will also be hosting a Grand Round.

Tuesday’s sessions are available in person and online (livestream).

Book early if you plan to attend in person  there are limited seats in the RAH Lecture Theatre.

All sessions will be recorded and shared after the event. 

Book Tuesday sessions

Tuesday sessions

CALHN Research Strategy

10–10.30 am

Hosted by Andrew Zannettino, Executive Director Research Strategy, this is an opportunity to find out more about the progress being made on developing our Research Strategy and our plans for the future of CALHN research.

CALHN Research Flagships

10.30–11 am

Hear from our researchers about our research flagships including:

  • the Comprehensive Cancer Centre
  • Surgical and transplantation excellence
  • Personalised medicine and patient-focused care
  • Excellence in Aboriginal health
  • AIML Health — A centre for Intelligent health solutions
  • Healthy aging

Grand Round – CALHN Research Strategy Forum

12–1.30 pm

CEO Lesley Dwyer will be hosting this session with a focus on the CALHN and Adelaide Health Innovation Partnership research strategies. This will include a panel discussion.

Enablers for CALHN Research

2–3.30 pm

This session will feature updates from and about Workforce and Education, Adelaide EpiCentre and our Research Services team.

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