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Around the Precinct – 15 October 2020

This week at the Alfred Research Alliance, our researchers continue to track the impacts of COVID-19 lockdowns on everything from mental health to appetite; we look at the impact of coronary heart disease on work productivity; and see how awareness makes all the difference to thrombosis outcomes; ALFRED HEALTH Looking at the impact of lockdown… Read More

Around the Precinct – 8 October 2020

A prestigious Commonwealth Health Minister’s Award; new funding for important projects tackling superbugs, heart failure and hepatitis C; a two-minute video that could help overcome poor genital self-image in teens; why vaccine refusers consider themselves science advocates; and continuing work on COVID-19, with our researchers looking into outcomes of patients admitted to ICU, the importance… Read More

Around the Precinct – 1 October 2020

The COVID-19 response continues based on sound modelling and important clinical trials; WHO endorses a rapid, point-of-care diagnostic for HIV; world-first cancer trials commence; machine learning is harnessed to fast-track early diagnosis of epilepsy; we learn more about why repeated head hits are bad news; and Alliance leaders are recognised as finalists in the prestigious… Read More

Around the Precinct – 24 September 2020

Alliance researchers are named among the field leaders in Australia and the world; old lung diseases re-emerge; researchers shed new light on the use of asthma medications, the management of schizophrenia and the potential long-term effects of COVID-19; a revolutionary device to help restore vision set for world-first human clinical trials; and more good advice… Read More