Around the Precinct: 14 November 2019

Marking Remembrance Day, the dangers of too much TV time and a step toward a malaria vaccine – this week at the Alfred Research Alliance.

Center: Colonel Su Winter, Director of Clinical Services at the Taji Military Complex, 20km north of Baghdad, 2017

Centre: Colonel Su Winter

Alfred Health

Serving our country and our patients
From Rwanda to Iraq, Colonel Su Winter has served in the Australian Army since medical school.
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Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute

Why zoning out in front of the TV is not good for our health
A new study by scientists at the Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute and colleagues in Sweden have found extended sitting is associated with poorer mental health.
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Burnet Institute

Research a step toward a malaria vaccine
A collaborative study focused on children in PNG has identified key antibodies that could be used to develop a vaccine against severe malaria.
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