[ASC-media] Exceptional returns from medical research

Niall Byrne niall at scienceinpublic.com
Tue Oct 7 11:59:26 EST 2003

Embargo 10.15 am, Thursday 9 October

The Australian Society for Medical Research invites media to 

 - the launch of a new Access Economics report: "Exceptional Returns: The
value of investing in health R&D in Australia".
 - the beginning of a new campaign to boost medical research investment.

Full details are available on an embargoed website - email
niall at scienceinpublic.com or call 03 5253 1391 for access.

WHEN:	10.15am, Thursday 9 October 2003.

WHERE:	Private Dining Room 2, Parliament House, Canberra.

WHO:	Professor Fiona Stanley - Australian of the Year and CEO of the
Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth and Director of the
Telethon Institute for Child Health Research - pre-recorded presentation,
(VNR available).

Dr Moira Clay, President, Australian Society for Medical Research.

Dr David Vaux, Senior Principle Research Fellow, the Walter & Eliza Hall
Institute, Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science and winner of the
prestigious Victoria Prize for 2003. 

Lynne Pezzullo, Senior Economist, Health, Access Economics.

For further information please contact:

Niall Byrne for ASMR on 03 5253 1391 email niall at scienceinpublic.com
Anne Hayward for ASMR on 0419 893 922

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