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A/Prof Xiaowei Wang, Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute

Around the Precinct – 29 September 2022

As September draws to a close, several precinct partners are celebrating significant funding success, from support for early career researchers to multi-million-dollar MRFF grants. The funding covers a range of different health conditions including dementia, epilepsy, COVID-19 vaccinations and cardiovascular diseases. In a tough funding environment, these grants are testament to the excellence of the… Read More

Around the Precinct – 15 September 2022

Around the Precinct – 15 September 2022

Monash researcher shares in more than US$5 million for Alzheimer’s and dementia research, breaking down the barriers to abortion for Australian women, and how yoga and meditation could help with heart arrhythmia – this week at the Alfred Research Alliance. Alfred Health Women’s Endocrinology Clinic filling gap for Victorians A one-of-a-kind specialist endocrinology unit at… Read More

R U OK? Day

Around the Precinct – 8 September 2022

Today is R U OK? Day and several Alliance partners are hosting events to raise awareness of mental health and suicide prevention. At Alfred Health, the focus is on the importance of self-compassion not only today but every day, especially after the personal and professional challenges of the last few years. Elsewhere on the precinct,… Read More

MSHC Eureka Prize

Around the Precinct – 1 September 2022

MRFF grants to help advance our understanding of COVID-19, firefighting added to the list of Group 1 carcinogens, and a prestigious Eureka prize for important sexual health research – this week at the Alfred Research Alliance. Alfred Health Springing into allergy season Alfred Health allergy specialists are urging Victorians to get prepared for a what… Read More