February 2017 - Are we any closer to a cure?
A series of one-day interactive workshops aimed at informing clinicians across all relevant specialities of recent major
advances that are changing clinical practice in the diagnosis and management of amyloid diseases. Including a concurrent
community forum for patients and families affected by amyloidosis, aimed at providing practical information on advances
in the treatment of each of the amyloidosis disorders. The workshops include two outstanding International Amyloidosis
experts who have led much of the practice-changing advances.
Prof Philip Hawkins
Director of UK National Amyloidosis Centre
Prof Rodney Falk
Director of Cardiac Amyloidosis Programme, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Date: Saturday 4 February 2017
Time: 10.30am - 3.00pm
Location: Princess Alexandra Hospital, Translational Research Institute
Date: Sunday 5 February 2017
Time: 9.30am - 4.00pm
Location: Rydges Hotel, 186 Exhibition St, Melbourne
Visit www.leukaemia.org.au/amyloidosisevent for more information.
Date: Saturday 11 February 2017
Time: 10.20am - 3.00pm
Location: Westmead Hospital
Download the Sydney programme from here: Amyloidosis-Workshop-Programme-Sydney-11-Feb-2017.pdf
Visit www.agf.org.au/amyloidosis-2017 for more information and to register.
These events been organised by the multidisciplinary teams in the Amyloidosis Centres
collaborating in clinical care, research and education as the Australian Amyloidosis Network.
With support from Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Leukaemia Foundation Australia, Adam Gardiner Fund Inc.