Auckland Academic Health Alliance Inaugural Lecture: Hepatitis C: from Start to Finish Event as iCalendar

26 November 2013

5 - 7pm

Venue: Lecture Theatre 505-011, AMRF Auditorium, Building 505, 85 Park Road, Grafton

Professor Ed Gane of the Auckland District Health Board has been appointed as an Honorary Professor by the University of Auckland. On the evening of 26 November 2013, Professor Gane will become the first individual to deliver an Inaugural Professorial Lecture under the banner of the newly established Auckland Academic Health Alliance.

Professor Gane trained in hepatology at the Institute of Liver Studies, King’s College School of Medicine, London, where he completed his MD on the pathogenesis of hepatitis C-related liver injury. On his return to New Zealand in 1996, Professor Gane was appointed Transplant Physician for the first New Zealand Liver Transplant programme. Professor Gane has been the Government Clinical Advisor to the National Hepatitis B Screening Programme since its inception in 1998.

Professor Gane’s contribution to translational research was recognised nationally in 2011 when he was awarded the HRC Beaven Medal. He has published over 120 papers in peer- reviewed journals including The Lancet and The New England Journal of Medicine, serves on the editorial committee for several journals, is a board member for the Hepatitis Foundation of New Zealand and in 2011 he was made a Member of the Order of New Zealand for Services to Hepatology and Transplantation.

5pm Welcome hospitality

5.30pm AAHA Introduction

6pm Professor Ed Gane’s Inaugural Lecture