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Anthony Moffatt River to Reef Ride for Brain Cancer

Around the Precinct – 19 May 2022

A ‘game-changing’ partnership to deliver mRNA vaccines for a range of infectious diseases, the role of microbiota in fighting intestinal worms, and the Melbourne man riding 4000km to raise money for brain cancer research – this week at the Alfred Research Alliance. Alfred Health Riding from Victoria to Queensland for a cure In early 2020… Read More

Monash joint health studies

Around the Precinct – 12 May 2022

Promising new drugs for Alzheimer’s disease and stroke, interventions for improving joint health, and a way to predict re-admission and death in patients with coronary heart disease  – this week at the Alfred Research Alliance. Alfred Health Helping raise vital awareness When Nadine Udorovic’s father, John was diagnosed with brain cancer in 2005, it came completely… Read More

Alfred Research Alliance nursing infographic

International Nurses Day 2022

Today is International Nurses Day, an annual celebration held on Florence Nightingale’s birthday to highlight the important role that nurses play across a variety of healthcare settings – including research. More than 4000 nurses work on the Alfred precinct, many of whom contribute to world-leading research on nursing and patient care. In our 2020/21 Annual Research… Read More

Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute

Around the Precinct – 5 May 2022

How ECMO was used to save more lives during the COVID-19 pandemic, a rethink on the orthosis commonly used for cervical spine injury, and a look at the impact of socioeconomic status on heart attack outcomes – this week at the Alfred Research Alliance. Alfred Health ECMO team saves 50 lives Specialists at The Alfred… Read More