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Around the Precinct – 15 April 2021

Devices are the story of the week, with a new device bringing fast molecular testing to the point of care; another being trialled to target hard-to-kill tumours and a look at new technology to target unstable coronary plaques. We look into a common, but overlooked, STI; and senior colleagues reflect on the vaccine rollout and… Read More

AstraZeneca Vaccination Update – FAQs

Alfred Health’s Head of Infection Prevention, Prof Allen Cheng, and Infectious Diseases Physican, A/Prof Michelle Gilles, have answered some frequently asked questions about the vaccine, and what the new advice means to you. You can find all their answers here AZ updated advice_FAQs_9 April_6.20pm

Around the Precinct – 8 April 2021

It may be quieter in Melbourne following the Easter break and with schools on holidays, but Alliance researchers and health care professionals are still hard at work. This week, studies reveal why processed foods trigger kidney disease and a new device makes treatment for patients with drug-resistant epilepsy more convenient. A number of our researchers… Read More

Around the Precinct – 1 April 2021

This week at Alfred Research Alliance, we continue to tackle some of the world’s leading health challenges including epilepsy, stroke, malaria, syphilis and other STIs. A number of new appointments strengthen our team, while others are recognised for their excellence. We debunk furphies, help tackle challenges to the COVID vaccine rollout, and take the results… Read More