Around the Precinct: 30 January 2020

Grants for epilepsy and multiple sclerosis research, what you need to know about coronavirus and Australia Day honours – this week at the Alfred Research Alliance.


The emergence of a novel coronavirus is a rapidly evolving health issue.

Monash University – Central Clinical School

Research into genetics of focal epilepsy wins grant
Congratulations to Associate Professor Piero Perucca, who has been awarded a grant from the Australian Epilepsy Research Fund for his project, “Uncovering the hidden genetics of non-lesional focal epilepsy”.
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Monash University success in multiple sclerosis grants
Central Clinical School researchers have scooped two Multiple Sclerosis Research Australia Trish Translational Research Grants and one Postgraduate Scholarship this year.
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Monash University – School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine

Upping the ante to tackle early-onset menopause
An online resource has been developed to address a lack of information and awareness about the devastating condition.
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Burnet Institute

Coronavirus, a rapidly evolving global health issue
The Australian Government, like others around the world, is implementing procedures aimed at reducing the spread of the coronavirus.
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New plan for PNG immunisation
A comprehensive review of immunisation services in PNG has identified opportunities to improve the country’s rates of vaccination.
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Australia Day Honours
Burnet Institute congratulates our many associates, partners, collaborators and supporters acknowledged in the 2020 Australia Day honours.
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Vale Dr Peter Salama
The Board and staff of Burnet Institute are deeply saddened to hear of the sudden death of Australian medical epidemiologist, Dr Peter Salama.
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