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Father's Day 2019

Around The Precinct: 5 September 2019

Father’s Day, award winners, research progress and funding success – this week at the Alfred Research Alliance. Alfred Health Michael’s new role as a dad Every day our Alfred dads play a vital role in the lives of our patients. But this Father’s Day we’re recognising the important role that they play at home with… Read More


Alfred Research Alliance Attracts $36m in NHMRC Funding

Member organisations from the Alfred Research Alliance have attracted a total of more than $36 million in funding from the latest round of investigator grants from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC). The grants cover a range of areas including diabetes, heart disease, inflammatory diseases, infectious diseases, mental health, neuroscience, critical illness and… Read More

Dr Stephanie Yiallourou, Baker Heart & Diabetes Institute

We Are The Alliance: Dr Stephanie Yiallourou, The Baker Heart & Diabetes Institute

To mark Sleep Awareness Week 2019, we spoke to Dr Stephanie Yiallourou, a scientist at The Baker Heart & Diabetes Institute who is investigating the role of sleep in cardiovascular disease risk.   How did you become interested in sleep and its role in cardiovascular disease risk? “I completed my PhD investigating mechanisms of Sudden… Read More

Professor Tracey Bucknall, Deakin University

Deakin Nursing Researcher Inducted into International Hall of Fame

Professor Tracey Bucknall from the Deakin University School of Nursing and Midwifery has been inducted into the International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame at the Sigma 30th International Nursing Research Congress in Calgary, Canada. Decision scientist Prof Bucknall, who is also the foundational chair of clinical nursing and director of nursing research for Alfred Health,… Read More