Around the Precinct: 12 December 2019

NHMRC grant recipients, a five-year female fellowship announced and inspiring work in Myanmar and Papua New Guinea – this week at the Alfred Research Alliance.

Burnet Chairman, Mary Padbury

Burnet Chairman, Mary Padbury, witnessed first-hand the devastating effects of low birth weight in Kokopo, Papua New Guinea.

Alfred Health

Stroke life-changing for Cassandra
When Cassandra’s peripheral vision disappeared a few weeks ago, doctors initially suspected a migraine. But she knew it was something more.
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Monash University – Central Clinical School

Congratulations to CCS’s NHMRC Ideas and CTCS grant winners
Monash University’s Central Clinical School researchers have been awarded a total of $12.7 million from the National Health and Medical Research Council across 8 grants (6 Ideas, 2 Clinical Trials and Cohort Studies).
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Researcher awarded $5 million by NHMRC for trial into post-surgery infection drug
A $5.19 million NHMRC Clinical Trials and Cohort Studies (CTCS) grant has been awarded to Prof Paul Myles (CCS/Alfred) to conduct an international trial of a medication that could prevent infections after surgery.
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Monash University – School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine

Congratulations to our NHMRC grant recipients
Monash University was awarded the largest share of the National Health and Medical Research Funding announcements made over the weekend, and researchers from the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine featured heavily.
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Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute

Five-year female fellowship
The Institute is very proud to offer a five-year Alice Baker and Eleanor Shaw Gender Equity Fellowship for a senior female researcher.
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New ideas the focus of projects awarded by the NHMRC
Defining traits of the human immune system, personalised medicine for treating blood clots, and the role genes play in regulating metabolism are part of projects that will be funded by the National Health and Medical Research Council.
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Burnet Institute

Closer connections with Myanmar
Burnet’s adolescent health program in Myanmar was showcased during the recent visit of Dr Su Mon Myat.
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Witnessing the effects of low birth weight in PNG
Burnet Chairman Mary Padbury shares the inspiring work Burnet’s HMHB team in Kokopo is doing to improve health for mothers and newborns.
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NHMRC Ideas Grants
Burnet Institute research into malaria, and maternal and child health will benefit from NHMRC Ideas Grants for 2020.
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