Around the Precinct: 24 October 2019

Diabetic discoveries, solving unexplained cardiac deaths and an Alfred/Monash professor joins a prestigious US academy – this week at the Alfred Research Alliance.

2019 Tall Poppy Awards

CCS researchers Associate Professor Anne Abbott and Dr Joseph Doyle received Victorian Tall Poppy Science Awards.

Alfred Health

Shaping health care: Eighth Australian joins influential academy
Anaesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine director, Professor Paul Myles, has become just the eighth Australian elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) in the United States.
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Monash University – Central Clinical School

Discovery may help reduce renal failure in those with diabetic kidney disease
A new discovery has the potential to slow the progression of kidney disease in people with diabetes. A key immune system pathway which causes inflammation can be disrupted by a drug.
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Monash CCS researchers recognised by Tall Poppy science awards
CCS researchers Associate Professor Anne Abbott and Dr Joseph Doyle have been honoured in the 2019 Victorian Tall Poppy Science Awards from the Australian Institute of Policy and Science.
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Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute

Finding answers for unexplained cardiac deaths
Meet Dr Liz Paratz, a sports cardiologist at the Baker Institute and part of the team working on Australia’s first sudden cardiac death registry.
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Knowledge sharing and capacity building in Aboriginal health
Melbourne-based cardiovascular researcher Dr Xiaowei Wang has been successful in securing Institute sponsorship to attend chronic disease meetings in Central Australia to learn more about our work in Aboriginal health.
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Burnet Institute

Priorities for hep C elimination
Professor Margaret Hellard outlines the requirements for hepatitis C elimination in a Lancet Seminar.
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