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Alliance Welcomes Victoria’s Lead Scientist to Precinct

The Alfred Research Alliance today welcomed Victoria’s Lead Scientist, Dr Amanda Caples, for a tour of the Alfred precinct and a round-table with senior personnel from Alliance member organisations. A delegation including Prof Andrew Way, Chief Executive of Alfred Health and Chair of the Alliance Council and Dr Renée Dutton, Executive Officer of the Alfred… Read More

Around the Precinct – 25 March 2021

This week we welcomed Victoria’s Lead Scientist to the precinct; marked World TB Day and Dieticians Week; learned how maths and geospacial information contribute to health initiatives; looked at exciting findings from research into TB, hypertension in pregnancy, COVID-19 and melanoma, and launched a new community engagement program and a recruitment drive for clinical trial… Read More

Around the Precinct – 18 March 2021

In this issue, we look at the impact of COVID-19 on the delivery of care to MS patients and the importance of telehealth facilities. We hear about new research that may help starve cancer cells to death; seek participants for a new PrEP study; welcome Australia’s support for PNG, and celebrate an Honours student achievement…. Read More

Around the Precinct – 11 March 2021

Celebrating International Women’s Day, graduate prizes and new investment in research, taking a look at how diet impacts health & genetics can be used to predict disease risk, and pondering the hurdles – and hope – for a return to pre-COVID ‘normal’. Here’s some highlights from this week at Alfred Research Alliance. MONASH UNIVERSITY Record… Read More