JOIN WORLD-LEADING RESEARCHER PROFESSOR MARKUS SCHLAICH AT THIS FREE COMMUNITY HEALTH EVENT AS HE EXPLAINS:
*What is Metabolic Syndrome?
*Why you and your loved ones could have or be at risk of developing it
*How to combat this complex health condition
A Q&A session will follow, plus free blood pressure checks will be available before and after the presentation
PROFESOR MARKUS SCHLAICH is the Dobney Chair in Clinical Research at the Dobney Hypertension Centre (a joint venture between RPH Research Foundation, Royal Perth Hospital and The University of Western Australia).
PROFESSOR SCHLAICH is a renal physician and an ESH accredited hypertension specialist with a strong background in clinical research. His main scientific interests focus on pathophysiologic aspects of hypertension. Professor Schlaich has a specific interest in treatment modalities targeting the sympathetic nervous system and has contributed to the development of renal denervation and carotid body modulation as novel therapeutic approaches to hypertension. He has authored more than 350 articles and book chapters in peer-reviewed journals and has received several research prizes and awards. He currently serves as President of the High Blood Pressure Research Council of Australia and is on the Executive Committee of the International Society of Hypertension. He is a founding member of the European Society of Hypertension Working Group on Interventional Treatment of Hypertension. He serves on the Editorial Board of Hypertension and Journal of Hypertension.
WHEN: Friday, May 21, from 1pm to 2pm (please arrive and be seated by 12.50pm as the talk commences at 1pm)
WHERE: The City of Perth Library's Auditorium, 573 Hay St, Perth WA (please note: this is not the State Library)
COST: FREE SIGN-UP: Via Eventbrite @ bit.ly/metabolicsyndrometalk