News: Health and Medical Sciences
In a world-first, 3D holographic images of an embryo have been developed as part of a collaborative research project between the University of Adelaide and University of St Andrews. The images are created using miniscule amounts of light in a fraction of a second.
Internationally recognised cancer expert, Professor Brendan Jenkins, has received the International Cytokine and Interferon Society (ICIS) 2023 Distinguished Service Award. He will be presented with the award at the annual ICIS conference in Athens, Greece, in October this year.
The Adelaide Score, the brainchild of researchers at the University of Adelaide, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital and the Health and Information (HI) collaborative, could be tested in South Australian hospitals later this year, following an extensive study which examined the performance of machine learning algorithms.
People who sustain a traumatic brain injury (TBI), including concussion, may soon know if they are likely to develop Parkinson’s disease or a long-term memory impairment, thanks to a ground-breaking University of Adelaide study.
JDRF Australia and funding partner The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust (Helmsley) have announced a combined additional $12 million towards the continuation of the Environmental Determinants of Islet Autoimmunity (ENDIA) study.
A new drug combination for men with advanced prostate cancer has shown sustained increase in survival rates.
Research into treatments for blood cancer, a sterilisation approach to kill antibiotic-resistant bacteria and using gene therapy to potentially cure childhood dementia are among six University of Adelaide-led projects awarded more than $6.3 million from the Federal Government’s Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF).
Five innovative research projects led by the University of Adelaide’s Centre of Research Excellence (CRE) in Translating Nutritional Science to Good Health will investigate the causes and potential treatments for various types of diabetes.
Three University of Adelaide health researchers have been awarded National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Investigator Grants to support projects into premature babies, heart health and strokes, and high glucose and critical illness.
University of Adelaide Professor Helen Marshall AM has been appointed to the inaugural role of Clinical Research Director at the Women’s and Children’s Health Network (WCHN).