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SPECIAL EVENT: Australia’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

ALFRED RESEARCH ALLIANCE PRESENTS A KEYNOTE ADDRESS BY PROFESSOR ALLEN CHENG, VICTORIA’S DEPUTY CHIEF HEALTH OFFICER 12 NOON – 1.30 PM | TUESDAY 17 NOVEMBER 2020 REGISTER TODAY! Australia’s success in handling the COVID-19 pandemic has made news across the world. This special Alfred Research Alliance keynote address is your chance to hear the inside story. Prof… Read More

Around the Precinct – 5 November 2020

Research shows that fighting disease not only saves lives but has huge economic benefits, we focus on the latest advances in epilepsy and look at why complex funding for home care is causing confusion among care recipients. Meanwhile, COVID-19 is raising fears among pregnant women, funding for a regional roll-out of a vaccine is welcomed, and… Read More

Around the Precinct – 29 October 2020

Our researchers back COVID-safe measures like masks, social distancing and QR code technologies, track the increased consumption of alcohol during lockdown, and warn of the risks of delaying things like breast exams. Zoom provides the solution for a study aimed at keeping heart disease at bay for prostate cancer patients, while advances provide new hope… Read More

Around the Precinct – 22 October 2020

Important presentations coming up; COVID research continues across fields rom diabetes and allergy, to mental health and community transmission; advances in the management of epilepsy, inflammatory conditions and upper gastrointestinal cancer; discussions continue into fixing aged care and how locations impacts your chance of getting the latest treatments; while further afield, our researchers boost COVID… Read More