MenziesHIQ

Why is health care in the United States so expensive?

Why is health care in the United States so expensive?

Presented by Menzies Health Institue Queensland and The Economic, Policy and Innovation Centre for Health Systems.
In this Seminar, Dr Benjamin P. Geisler from the Massachusetts General Hospital (Boston, USA) will explore why health insurance and care delivery are so expensive in the U.S and the role that geographic variation in costs and quality play, which relates to several macro trends over the past twenty years.
MHIQ Program Seminar Series Infectious Diseases & Immunology - Host Prof Nigel McMillan

MHIQ Program Seminar Series Infectious Diseases & Immunology - Host Prof Nigel McMillan

MHIQ Program Seminar Series Infectious Diseases & Immunology
Dr Wallace's presentation will assist our understanding of the hypothesis that Beta HPV infections augment the mutagenic potential of UV damage and as a result increase the risk of non-melanoma skin cancers. Prof McMillan will discuss his team's progress with regard to the effectiveness of CRISPR/Cas gene editing technology for cancer treatment in preclinical models and proposed clinical trials.
Change 2018

Change 2018

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MHIQ Program Seminar Series Infection & Immunity - Host Professor Glen Ulett

MHIQ Program Seminar Series Infection & Immunity - Host Professor Glen Ulett

MHIQ Program Seminar Series - Infection & Immunity
The presentation by Dr Begoña Heras describes how autotransporter (AT) proteins enable bacteria to aggregate with other bacteria and adhere to human cells. She will discuss how knowledge from her current research is developing methods to disrupt this AT function. Dr Timothy Wells will discuss his research investigating the mechanisms and treatment of inhibitory antibody that exacerbates P. aeruginosa lung infections.
MHIQ Program Seminar Series Disability & Rehabilitation Translating research findings so that they matter in the lives of people with brain injury

MHIQ Program Seminar Series Disability & Rehabilitation Translating research findings so that they matter in the lives of people with brain injury

MHIQ Program Seminar Series Disability & Rehabilitation Topic: Translating research findings so that they matter in the lives of people with brain injury
Professor Togher discusses the ways in which clinicians, researchers, universities and professional associations can work together to ensure that the proliferation of new assessment and treatment advances which utilise multidisciplinary expertise ultimately matter in the lives of people with traumatic brain injury.
Developing and implementing workforce competency frameworks for enhancing care for older people with complex needs

Developing and implementing workforce competency frameworks for enhancing care for older people with complex needs

Presented by Menzies Health Institute Queensland and the Healthcare Practice and Survivorship Group
This presentation by Dr Juliana Thompson discusses findings from studies into the transformation of the workforce to provide well-coordinated, safe, efficient continuity of care for older people with ongoing, multiple and complex needs.