The link between diabetes and depression, scholarship winners and precinct researchers named among the world’s most influential – this week at the Alfred Research Alliance.
Response to reports about The Alfred infrastructure
Alfred Health Chief Executive, Professor Andrew Way, has confirmed that the buildings at The Alfred remain safe for staff to work and for patients to receive care.
Monash University – Central Clinical School
What has depression got to do with diabetes?
Investigating the causes of depression might seem an unusual area for CCS’s Department of Diabetes epigenomic medicine group, but that’s exactly what scientists there are doing – and in an ambitious way.
High-fibre diet positively influences blood values
Dietary fibre therapy has the potential to improve the production of short chain fatty acids (SCFA) and blood plasma concentrations.
Congratulations to Viertel scholarship winners Drs Mastura Monif and Andrew Neal
Drs Mastura Monif and Andrew Neal have won Viertel clinical investigation scholarships for, respectively, research into slowing down glioma growth and more accurate location of focal epileptic seizures.
Sex and ageing; it’s complicated!
It’s well known that women tend to live longer than men. But how does their sex affect the way women and men age?
Monash University – School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine
Research team awarded $100,000 to investigate health care for pancreatic cancer patients
Professor John Zalcberg from the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine is leading a multi-disciplinary team awarded $100,000 from the Avner Pancreatic Cancer Foundation yesterday. The announcement of the award coincided with World Pancreatic Cancer Day.
Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute
Physical activity researchers named in global list of influential researchers
Two of the Institute’s physical activity researchers have this week been named in the global list of highly cited researchers who have demonstrated exceptional influence in their field.
Research needed on correct nasal naloxone dosage
Study finds intranasal naloxone effective in preventing opioid overdose deaths, further research required to find out how much is needed.