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Professor Chaim Lotan visit to Melbourne April 3-15

April 3, 2017 - April 15, 2017

In April Professor Chaim Lotan, Professor of Medicine (Cardiology), Hebrew University-Hadassah School of Medicine, completed a well received and very successful visit to Melbourne jointly supported by AUSTFHU (Vic) and University of Melbourne. The visit included a Research Leadership Dinner at the University of Melbourne and seminar presentations in the University of Melbourne BioDesign Program.

Professor Leon Mann (Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences and Honorary Life Governor of HUJ) and Prof David Grayden (Melbourne School of Engineering) co-hosted the Research Leadership Dinner at University House, attended by 25 research and innovation leaders and guests including Grahame Leonard AM(Co-President AUSTFHU Vic) Eitan Drori (Executive Director AUSTFHU Vic), and Dr Ron Finkel (President Hadassah Australia)

At the Dinner Professor Lotan and Professor Jim McCluskey, Deputy Vice Chancellor-Research at University of Melbourne spoke about their respective research interests, what drives their passion for research, and lessons from Israel and Australia in collaboration in biomedical research and innovation. The research Leadership Dinner was the tenth in a series that began in 2006 sponsored by The Pratt Foundation.