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Ken D. Winkel

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The University of Melbourne

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The University of Melbourne

250 Princes Highway

Werribee, Victoria,3030

Australia

Company Description

Established in 1853, the University of Melbourne is a public-spirited institution that makes distinctive contributions to society in research, teaching and engagement. Melbourne's teaching excellence has been rewarded two years in a row by grants from the Co...more

Background Information

Employment History

Director

Australian Venom Research Unit


Director of the Australian Venom Research Unit

City of Melbourne


AVRU Director, Highlighted Recent Snakebite Statistics

ABC News Radio


Chair of the ACTM Special Interest Group

Toxinology


Hawdon General Manager

Fenner PJ


Deputy Director

Melb Uni


Visiting Toxicologist

Bellevue Hospital Center


Affiliations

Queensland Government Marine Stinger Advisory Committee Research

Member


Education

University of Melbourne


PhD

immunology

The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research


Web References(101 Total References)


'How a bee sting saved my life' - Life of Wellness

www.lifeofwellness.com [cached]

"Over millions of years, these little chemical engineers have developed a diversity of molecules that target different parts of our nervous system," says Ken Winkel, Director of the Australian Venom Research Unit at the University of Melbourne.
"We really don't have great drugs in this area," says Ken Winkel, "and we have these little factories that have a plethora of compounds..."


Ask an Expert - The National Institute of First Aid Trainers

www.nifat.com.au [cached]

Dr Ken Winkel
Australian Venom Research Unit Dr Ken Winkel Dr Ken Winkel, a leading Australian toxinologist, is the Director of the Australian Venom Research Unit (AVRU), and Senior Research Fellow, at the University of Melbourne. He is also affiliated with the Nossal Institute of Global Health and is a Fellow of the Australasian College of Tropical Medicine (ACTM). He is an alumnus of the University of Melbourne (PhD, Walter and Elisa Hall Institute), the University of Queensland (MBBS) (BMedSci, Tropical Health Program, QIMR) and the Swiss Tropical Institute (Master of International Health Advanced module, Basel). He has worked in Brazil, PNG, Canada, and the USA and is a Past President of the Australasian College of Tropical Medicine (ACTM). He is the Chair of the ACTM Special Interest Group in Toxinology. He was officially appointed Director of the AVRU in 1999, on the retirement of the Foundation Director, and doyen of Australian toxinology, Professor Struan Sutherland. Dr Winkel is a CSL IH Group consultant on venoms and envenomation, and is part of the team behind the 24 hour medical advisory service provided by AVRU to doctors, poisons information centres and paramedical personnel. He is also a member of the Queensland Government Marine Stinger Advisory Committee Research Working Group. Dr Winkel is also active in teaching, lecturing to medical and science students and graduates, and has presented more than 100 papers and posters at Australian and international meetings and published more than 70 papers on venoms and related areas, including in the Lancet. His Unit is particularly involved in envenomation research in the Asia-Pacific and he is a co-editor of the first book on Venomous Bites and Stings in PNG.


Case Study: Flipping the Classroom "The Principles of Envenomation"

www.best.edu.au [cached]

The team consisted of Dr Ken Winkel, a leading Australian Toxinologist, who teaches into the Medical Program at the University of Melbourne, in addition to conducting research into venoms, antivenoms and envenomation.
Huw's five years of experience with the Smart Sparrow platform were invaluable to Ken as they put together the tutorial. Ken, Kristine and Huw presented their findings at the 2016 Ascilite Conference (full paper below) and are in the process of preparing another journal article on their approach.


2013 QTHA / ACTM Conference - Queensland Tropical Health Alliance

www.qtha.org.au [cached]

Dr Ken Winkel, University of Melbourne


Library Publishing Media » Distinguished Editors

libpubmedia.co.uk [cached]

Dr Ken Winkel
Director Australian Venom Research Unit Department of Pharmacology University of Melbourne


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