Around the Precinct: 2 January 2020

A new way to identify stroke risk, the benefits of giving and a leading HIV researcher joins Burnet Institute – this week at the Alfred Research Alliance.

Burnet Institute social worker Tess Keam

Burnet Institute social worker Tess Keam presented the TB PHOTOVOICE exhibition at the World Conference on Lung Health in India.

Alfred Health

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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Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute

Genomic risk score offers predictive performance comparable to clinical risk factors for ischaemic stroke
A group of investigators from Australia, Germany and the UK have shown that genetic data obtained from a single blood draw or saliva sample can be used to identify individuals at a 3-fold increased risk of developing ischaemic stroke, a devastating condition and one of the leading causes of disability and death world-wide.
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Burnet Institute

Enthusiasm and compassion
Trish Richards shares the satisfaction she receives out of regular giving to Burnet. First published in IMPACT magazine.
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2019 in review: July to December
Thanks for your wonderful support of our work and mission. A snapshot of the second half of our year.
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2019 in review: January to June
A new Chairman, breakthrough research in malaria and adolescent health, rollout of Eliminate Hepatitis C (EC Australia), launch of EVE-M, and record-breaking year for peer-reviewed publications and revenue!
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HIV researcher Dr Lindi Masson joins Burnet
Leading South African researcher and clinician further strengthens Burnet’s expertise into the vaginal microbiome and association with increased risk of HIV and STIs.
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Tuberculosis initiatives draw international praise
Two Burnet TB projects in Papua New Guinea attract praise by the international research community for improving patient retention.
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