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Monash SPHPM

Around the Precinct – 9 December 2021

The research on our precinct takes place on a broad spectrum, from examining the tiniest of cells under a microscope to analysing population trends and patterns among millions of people. This week, researchers from the Australian Centre for Blood Diseases have found a new way to deliver drugs to targeted cancer cells, while senior research… Read More

From researcher to research participant

From researcher to research participant

Each year hundreds of clinical trials take place across the precinct, leveraging the connection between researchers and clinicians fostered by the Alfred Research Alliance, and allowing patients to benefit from the latest scientific breakthroughs. A popular clinical trial this year has been the Baker Institute’s EDCAD-PMS study. The trial aims to improve early detection of… Read More

World AIDS Day

Around the Precinct – 2 December 2021

Yesterday was World AIDS Day, marking 40 years since HIV/AIDS was first identified in the USA. It’s estimated that 39 million people worldwide have lost their lives to the virus, including 8000 Australians. As the Burnet Institute reports below, a lot has improved over the past four decades – cases are at an all-time low… Read More

Alfred Health COVID-19 Positive Community Pathways program

Around the Precinct – 25 November 2021

The community program supporting COVID-19 patients at home, prestigious awards and grants for Alliance researchers, and a deep dive into genetic data – this week at the Alfred Research Alliance. Alfred Health Positive care beyond hospital walls More than 1000 Victorians were being supported by The Alfred’s COVID-19 Positive Community Pathways program last month –… Read More