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Around the Precinct – 19 November 2020

A COVID keynote attracts global interest, the Alfred biobank brings hope for cancer patients, a new chatbot tackles body image issues and COVID research and advocacy continues while researchers warn that superbugs look set to kill more people than the pandemic. And celebrations as our researchers win numerous ARC grants and awards, research prizes are… Read More

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2020 Alfred Research Alliance Annual Research Awards Presented

The 2020 Alfred Research Alliance Annual Research Prizes, which are made for the best journal articles describing original research published in the previous calendar year, were presented this week following a special keynote address by Professor Allen Cheng, Victoria’s Deputy Chief Health Officer. Two awards were made this year for Basic Research. The first went to Dr Tamara Allen… Read More

COVID Keynote from Prof Allen Cheng Attracts Worldwide Interest

A special keynote address by Prof Allen Cheng, Victoria’s Deputy Chief Health Officer, has attracted worldwide interest with well over a thousand viewers logging in to view the virtual presentation entitled ‘Australia’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic’. Prof Cheng is an infectious disease specialist and an epidemiologist who holds positions as Director of Infection Prevention… Read More

Around the Precinct – 12 November 2020

Welcome to another week at the Alfred Research Alliance, when our researchers count the economic cost of migranes and musculoskeletal diseases, identify new ways to improve recovery after a heart attack, look at the ethics of sharing genetic information and detail how PTSD and depression are rife in refugee communities. They collaborate to devise ways… Read More