Around the Precinct: 19 December 2019

Staying safe over the silly season,  finding early interventions for obesity and cardiovascular disease, and Alliance researchers recognised – this week at the Alfred Research Alliance.

Alfred Health emergency department

Alfred Health is urging everyone to stay safe and look out for one another over the summer.

Alfred Health

Reality of Christmas in Emergency
Trauma specialists from The Alfred have spoken out about the reality of Christmas in the Emergency and Trauma Centre in an attempt to curb the ever-increasing number of people seriously injured over the festive season.
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Update on patients from White Island tragedy
This page will be updated with information about patients transferred from New Zealand as it becomes available.
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Monash University – Central Clinical School

Study reveals need to strengthen sexual health services for PrEP users
A global study led by Monash University and supported by the World Health Organisation has shown that people who are seeking Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to prevent HIV are at high risk of other sexually transmitted infections (STIs).
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Contribution recognised to international leadership in haemophilia and thrombosis
Professor Huyen Tran, of the Australian Centre for Blood Diseases, has been recognised for his contribution to international leadership in haemophilia and thrombosis.
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Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute

Identifying biomarkers of obesity and cardiovascular disease in early childhood
Meet Dr Satvika Burugupalli, a researcher at the Baker Institute working on a project to identify novel lipid (fatty like substances in the blood) and genetic biomarkers of obesity and cardiovascular disease in early childhood.
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Burnet Institute

ACH2 grants a terrific outcome
Eight Burnet researchers have attracted funding for their innovative translational work.
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