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Dr Rama Khandasamy – Identifying the genetic determinants of childhood pneumonia

Event date: 
10 December 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Location: 
Berg Family Foundation Seminar Room, Level 6, Wallace Wurth Building, Kensington Campus, UNSW Sydney
Event Type: 
Seminar
Booking deadline: 

Kirby Institute Seminar Series presents

Dr Rama Khandasamy

Dr Rama Khandasamy

Staff Specialist Paediatrician, Sydney Children’s Hospital; NHMRC Emerging Leader Fellow and Conjoint Lecturer, UNSW Sydney

Dr Rama Kandasamy is a Staff Specialist Paediatrician at Sydney Children’s Hospital, newly awarded NHMRC Emerging Leader Fellow and Conjoint Lecturer at UNSW. Dr Kandasamy’s research interests are infectious diseases in children and the use of vaccines to prevent them, with a focus on childhood pneumonia.

Abstract

There is increasing evidence that genetic factors play a role in susceptibility and outcome of childhood infection and that this information can be used to intelligently develop clinical interventions. 

Contact for inquiries: 
Rata Joseph, +61 (2) 9385 0900 or recpt@kirby.unsw.edu.au
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