Around The Precinct: 5 September 2019

Father’s Day, award winners, research progress and funding success – this week at the Alfred Research Alliance.

For Father’s Day, The Alfred celebrated the contribution of fathers both in and outside the hospital.

Alfred Health

Michael’s new role as a dad
Every day our Alfred dads play a vital role in the lives of our patients. But this Father’s Day we’re recognising the important role that they play at home with their kids.
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Monash University – Central Clinical School

MAPrc researcher finalist in Bupa Award
Congratulations Dr Gemma Sharp, one of five national finalists in this year’s Bupa Health Foundation Emerging Health Researcher Award.
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Monash researchers a step closer to myeloma blood test
A Monash University team has advanced its research into developing a novel blood test to detect multiple myeloma. The liquid biopsy test also has the potential in the future to give clinicians an indication of how a patient is responding to treatment.
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Monash University – SPHPM

Dr Ingrid Hopper recognised in Dean’s Awards for Excellence
Congratulations to Dr Ingrid Hopper, head of the Australian Breast Device Registry, who was one of our School’s two winners in the recently announced Dean’s Awards for Excellence.
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Baker Heart & Diabetes Institute

Study takes stand on diabetes – The Herald Sun
The world-first OPTIMISE study will investigate whether simply reducing the time spent sitting across the day can improve the health of the 500,000 Australians with type 2 diabetes.
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NHMRC funding for novel research
Institute scientists to lead novel research in diabetes complications, heart disease, inflammatory diseases and antibiotic resistance.
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Burnet Institute

Maternity emergency training in Bhutan
Burnet and partners have been conducting training in maternity emergency prevention to reduce maternal mortality in Bhutan.
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Focus on naloxone to prevent overdose
Experts say Australia must learn from the North American opioid crisis to avoid further rises in the rates of overdose.
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NHMRC Investigator Grants
Burnet Institute’s Professor James Beeson, and drug and alcohol researcher Dr Amanda Roxburgh have been awarded NHMRC Investigator Grants.
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Eureka Prize for malaria research
Burnet Institute’s Associate Professor Leanne Robinson has been awarded an Australian Museum Eureka Prize for her collaborative malaria research.
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Deakin University

Deakin nursing program awarded for unique industry partnership
A Deakin University program that works to better embed nursing research into health practice has been awarded the Business Higher Education Round Table (BHERT) Award for Outstanding Collaboration in Higher Education & Training.
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