Raine Study Annual Scientific Meeting 2018

The Raine Study 11th Annual Scientific Meeting will be held on Friday 30th November 2018, Banquet Hall at UWA Club, Crawley, Western Australia. The Raine Study Annual Scientific Meeting is free to attend and is open to any researchers, participants or people interested in hearing more about current research and research opportunities within the study.




All Raine Study researchers are invited to submit an abstract to present their research findings at the Raine Study Annual Scientific Meeting [8 minute oral presentation followed by 2 mins of questions from the floor]. Early career researchers and PhD students are encouraged to present on behalf of their Special Interest Groups. The Raine Medical Research Foundation have kindly donated two prizes of $750 each for the best presentations by students and early career researchers. Please DOWNLOAD THE ATTACHED FORM and return to the Scientific Management (raineadmin-SPH@uwa.edu.au) by Friday 19th October 2018.


The draft program of the day is as follows: 

8.30 – 9.00 Arrival and Registration
9.00 – 9.10 Official Opening –  The Honourable Kim Beazley AC, Governor of Western Australia
9.10 – 9.20 Welcome –  Jan Stewart, Chairman of The Raine Study
9.20 – 10.00  Invited speakers 
9.20 – 9.30  Associate Research Professor Rae-Chi Huang Toward targeted improvement in health trajectories throughout the LIFECYCLE – Epigenetics and International Collaborations
9.30 – 9.40 Winthrop Professor Daniel Green Cerebrovascular and conduit artery structure and function: Establishing the antecedents for vascular health
9.40 – 9.50 Dr Jennifer Stone Measuring breast density in women to inform primary prevention and early detection of breast cancer
9.50 – 10.05 Participant interviews Generation 3 (child of cohort participant), Generation 2 (cohort participant) and Generation 0/1 (grandparent and/or parent of cohort participant)
10.05 – 10.35  Morning tea
10.35 – 11.15  Early career researchers presentations
11.15 – 12.00  Researcher presentations
12.00 – 12.45  Lunch break
12.45 – 13.45  Early career researchers presentations
13.45 – 14.15  How to access the Raine Study resources
14.15 – 14.30  Prizes
14:30 – 14.45 Close of meeting
14.45 Drinks and Nibbles




To inspire you for 2018, below is a snapshot of the 2017 Annual Scientific Meeting in photos:

Click here to view a the presentations of each Special Interest Group delivered on the 10th Annual Scientific Meeting in 2017.