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Welcome to the Alfred Research Alliance news hub. To catch up on the news from our Alliance members, please click on the links below:

COVID-19 vaccine rollout and recovery plan

Around the Precinct – 5 August 2021

With significant media attention this week on the vaccine rollout and Australia’s recovery plan, researchers from the Alfred Research Alliance continue to play important roles in managing the COVID-19 pandemic. From testing and diagnosis in the Indo-Pacific region to studies into the effects of ‘long COVID’ on the heart, our diverse expertise is being utilised… Read More

Clare Brennan The Alfred

Around the Precinct – 29 July 2021

This week the precinct celebrated World Hepatitis Day, which is held annually on 28 July to raise awareness of the global burden of viral hepatitis and to influence real change. Burnet Institute hosted a symposium to celebrate the progress of their ongoing hep B and hep C projects, and the potential offered by a new project… Read More

Dr Tye Dawood Baker Institute

Around the Precinct – 22 July 2021

New mental health partnerships, how blood pressure is linked to dementia and cognitive decline, and we meet one of the many talented researchers on our precinct – this week at the Alfred Research Alliance. Alfred Health New headspace partnership delivers important services for young people After years of grass-roots campaigning from local young people and… Read More

Monash University Dept of Forensic Medicine

Around the Precinct – 15 July 2021

As epidemiologists continue to weigh the impact of the Delta variant and the measures required to contain it, other public health experts look for ways to improve responses to victims of sexual violence and road safety for cyclists – this week at the Alfred Research Alliance. Alfred Health The spirit of Country and community celebrated… Read More