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WCEI QLD - The Golden Chalice - The Elixir of youth may be closer than you think

WCEI QLD - The Golden Chalice - The Elixir of youth may be closer than you think

Eighty  guests enjoyed the WCEI function ‘’ The Golden Chalice – The Elixir of youth may be closer than you think “ on Wednesday night 22nd August  at the Emporium South bank  with speakers ,Professor Derek Richard and Professor Kenneth O’Byrne from The Institute of Health & Biomedical Innovation at QUT.

The evening  provided a platform for our Researchers to showcase their leading edge, internationally significant research – and it’s all happening in Brisbane.

They commanded everyone’s attention, presenting quite complicated research very clearly and in a way that was easy to understand the concept and connection between Cancer and Ageing.

 

QUT’s Cancer and Ageing Research Program (CARP) brings together Australia’s brightest minds – into a unique multidisciplinary research team to think differently about ageing and finding a cure to all cancer. Researchers CARP have discovered a ‘super protein’ which cancer depends on to survive and grow. The CARP team believe they can create a drug to kill this protein… and in doing so, kill the cancer at the same time. CARP’s revolutionary research is also bringing us a step closer to finding cures for other ageing diseases like Alzheimer’s, dementia and arthritis.

 

The event was also an opportunity to marvel at the new Emporium Hotel South Bank – truly a magnificent addition to Brisbane. WCEI member, Fran John, with husband Tony, are to be congratulated for the outcome of their eight years of hard work – truly creative design by Fran.

 

Thanks to all who attended and  made it so enjoyable and worthwhile

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  • WCEI QLD - The Golden Chalice - The Elixir of youth may be closer than you think
  • WCEI QLD - The Golden Chalice - The Elixir of youth may be closer than you think
  • WCEI QLD - The Golden Chalice - The Elixir of youth may be closer than you think
  • WCEI QLD - The Golden Chalice - The Elixir of youth may be closer than you think
  • WCEI QLD - The Golden Chalice - The Elixir of youth may be closer than you think
  • WCEI QLD - The Golden Chalice - The Elixir of youth may be closer than you think
  • WCEI QLD - The Golden Chalice - The Elixir of youth may be closer than you think
  • WCEI QLD - The Golden Chalice - The Elixir of youth may be closer than you think