Research Collaboration Celebrated at The Festival of Australia

Friday, June 7, 2019

Professor Carola Vinuesa, director of the Centre for Personalised Immunology (CPI) presented the keynote speech at the Festival of Australia, hosted by Renji Hospital in Shanghai.

The Festival of Australia celebrated the signing of an agreement between primary care nurses in Australia and China, to facilitate the primary care of patients in both nations.

As part of the festival, the CPI hosted a two-day research symposium at Renji Hospital in conjunction with the China-Australia Centre for Personalised Immunology (CACPI). The CACPI is part of the strategic alliance between CPI, ANU and Renji Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University School and was established in 2016.

Professor Vinuesa and Professor Nan Shen, co-direcotrs of the CACPI, also celebrated the expansion of the CACPI laboratory that now covers two floors of the Renji Hospital. This extension of the current CACPI laboratory will be used by CPI staff and dedicated Chinese staff in ongoing collaborations between the two groups.

In 2016, Professor Vinuesa was acknowledged as an International Expert by The Ministry of Science and Technology of the People´s Republic of China.

Pictured: Professor Carola Vinuesa, Director of the Centre for Personalised Immunology, giving the Keynote address at the Festival of Australia.