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Australia’s Chief Scientist visits the Alfred Research Alliance

Australia’s Chief Scientist visits the Alfred Research Alliance

Today we were privileged to welcome Australia’s Chief Scientist, Dr Alan Finkel AO, to the Alfred Research Alliance precinct. Dr Finkel was accompanied by a delegation of leaders from the eight organisations of the Alliance, and met with several researchers and clinicians as he toured the precinct’s world-leading facilities. Dr Finkel’s tour began at the… Read More

Center: Colonel Su Winter, Director of Clinical Services at the Taji Military Complex, 20km north of Baghdad, 2017.

Around the Precinct: 14 November 2019

Marking Remembrance Day, the dangers of too much TV time and a step toward a malaria vaccine – this week at the Alfred Research Alliance. Alfred Health Serving our country and our patients From Rwanda to Iraq, Colonel Su Winter has served in the Australian Army since medical school. Read more Baker Heart and Diabetes… Read More

Around the Precinct: 7 November 2019

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. Alfred Health Miniature heart pump a life saver Alfred cardiologists have used a miniature heart pump to keep a Melbourne man alive during… Read More

Burnet Institute birth centre study

Around the Precinct: 31 October 2019

Brain trauma breakthroughs, predicting dementia and the benefits of birth centres – this week at the Alfred Research Alliance. Monash University – Central Clinical School Breakthrough in treatment for brain trauma Monash University scientists have made a major breakthrough in understanding how our immune system response to head trauma leads to ongoing, long-term health problems…. Read More