Around the Precinct – 7 April 2022

A new way to test and treat hepatitis C, rising stars of health and medical research recognised, and a new study reveals high levels of mental distress associated with financial insecurity among older women – this week at the Alfred Research Alliance.

Monash University study

A Monash study has found that levels of mental distress associated with financial insecurity have risen sharply for older Australian women.

Monash University

Rising stars in health and medical research
Monash Medicine Nursing and Health Science congratulates the winners in the Victorian Premier’s Awards for Health and Medical Research, announced on Monday 4 April, 2022 at Deakin Edge, including three Monash alumni and team members.
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Monash University – School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine

Australian women suffering high levels of mental distress due to financial insecurity
One in five Australian women aged 55 to 64 have high levels of mental distress associated with financial insecurity, an increase of 40 per cent in the last 20 years, according to an analysis led by Monash University.
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Burnet Institute

A QuickStart to treatment for hepatitis C
A new Burnet project that simplifies testing and treatment for hepatitis C is seeking participation from high prevalence health clinics.
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Australia needs leadership in vaccine production
A national vision and leadership will be needed to make vaccine development in Australia sustainable, Professor Allan Saul argues.
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Budget funding for medical research welcomed
Burnet Institute welcomes medical research funding of AUD $6.8 billion over the next four years announced in Federal budget.
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