Around the Precinct: 23 January 2020

An immunology award for Monash, the benefits of fish oil supplements and new insights into malaria in pregnancy – this week at the Alfred Research Alliance.

Prof Orla Morrissey

Prof Orla Morrissey from Monash University was a senior author on an award-winning immunology paper.

Alfred Health

Lucy’s life after psychosis
In 2015, Lucy was navigating her way through a psychotic episode. It was a gradual and unconscious slip into a temporary new reality. The challenges Lucy faced helped her forge the path to become a strong advocate for recovery.
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Monash University – Central Clinical School

Immune recovery can be precisely measured: Infectious Diseases research wins award
Professor Orla Morrissey’s research on precise calibration of immune recovery has been recognised by a Publication of the Year award from the Australian and New Zealand Society for Immunology.
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Monash University – School of Public Health & Preventive Medicine

Fish oil supplement could reduce the risk of heart attack or stroke in combination with statins
Australian patients at high risk of stroke and heart attack could benefit from access to a US-approved fish oil supplement in combination with their statin therapy, a new study has found.
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Burnet Institute

New insights into malaria in pregnancy
A Burnet-led evaluation of 20 years of research has found little evidence to associate any specific antibody response with protection from malaria in pregnancy.
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