News: medical research
It is a heartbreaking condition that robs children of their ability to walk, talk and recognise their loved ones and now the latest research has revealed the true impact of childhood dementia globally.
A groundbreaking leukaemia test can help identify patients who are strong candidates for lifelong treatment free remission (TFR) – meaning they are effectively cured of the disease.
University of Adelaide researchers are taking a closer look at the problems some people experience when stopping antidepressants, with the aim of using the research to improve services and supports for patients.
More than 2000 pre-term babies will participate in a donor breast milk trial funded as part of a $73 million National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Clinical Trials and Cohort Studies (CTCS) Grant round.
A new University of Adelaide-led trial will investigate if a potential treatment for breast cancer in humans can prolong the lives of pet dogs who are diagnosed with the disease.
The search for a tailored treatment for cancerous tumours has been bolstered with the appointment of an internationally recognised expert to the South Australian Immunogenomics Cancer Institute (SAiGENCI).
South Australian biotech company GPN Vaccines in collaboration with the University of Adelaide has developed a new, universal vaccine against the deadly bacterium Streptococcus pneumoniae.
The University of Adelaide has been awarded $6 million for six research projects to investigate issues including fertility, mastitis and orthopaedic infections.
The University of Adelaide has been awarded more than $8.8 million in research grants from the Federal Government’s Medical Research Future Fund’s (MRFF) to support targeted research on new ways to address risk factors for chronic and complex diseases.
More than $3 million has been awarded to the University of Adelaide’s Robinson Research Institute to identify the predisposing conditions and potentially modifiable factors that can substantially reduce the risk of congenital heart defects. The funding is from the Federal Government’s Medical Research Future Fund’s (MRFF) Cardiovascular Health Mission to boost research into heart disease and stroke. The funding will allow further critical research on understanding the range of factors that contribute to congenital heart defects affecting the lives of many children.