Professor Len Harrison - Walter and Eliza Hall Institute

Professor Len Harrison - Walter and Eliza Hall Institute

Location: 
Davis Auditorium with linkup to Bundoora
Start Time: 
Wed, 26/11/2014 - 1:00pm
End Time: 
Wed, 26/11/2014 - 2:00pm
Immunoregulation by CD52….but there's more!

Lab Head, Molecular Medicine - Wednesday Seminar

Professor Len Harrison is a laboratory head in the Molecular Medicine division and clinician at the Royal Melbourne Hospital.

Professor Harrison’s major research interests are immune regulation and immune therapies, applied to type 1 diabetes. His achievements are documented in over 500 clinical and basic research publications and a number of patents. 

His awards for research include C.J. Martin Fellowship, Wellcome Australia (Glaxo) Medal, Susman Prize (Royal Australian College of Physicians), Kellion Medal (Australian Diabetes Society) and Rumbough Award for Scientific Excellence (JDRF).

Professor Harrison was awarded the 2013 Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) Lifetime Research Achievement Award for his research to improve treatments for people with type 1 diabetes and prevent its development.​