Around the Precinct: 7 November 2019

A miniature heart pump to save lives, pioneering lung researchers join the team and a new toolkit to help in the fight against HIV – this week at the Alfred Research Alliance.

The Alfred’s cath lab team performing a high-risk stent procedure.

Alfred Health

Miniature heart pump a life saver
Alfred cardiologists have used a miniature heart pump to keep a Melbourne man alive during a high-risk stent procedure.
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Monash University – Central Clinical School

Pioneering lung researchers boost Monash physiotherapy
Central Clinical School (CCS) in partnership with Alfred Health has gained a powerhouse team of researchers in non-pharmacological chronic respiratory disease rehabilitation, making it one of the few specialised sites in the world.
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Burnet Institute

Expanded rollout for HIV toolkit
An innovative toolkit developed by Burnet Institute to support HIV peer counselors in Papua New Guinea is to be rolled out across the country.
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25 ways we’re working to eliminate HIV
HIV causes the death of more than 940,000 people each year. Burnet is working across all aspects of HIV research to eliminate this deadly virus.
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