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Success for Adelaide-led medical research

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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.

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$28.9M MRFF grant revolutionises lung function scanning

Students at the University of Adelaide's North Terrace campus

The Australian Lung Health Initiative - a joint venture between 4DMedical, the University of Adelaide and the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) - has been granted $28.9 million in funding from the Australian Federal Government's Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) Frontier Health and Medical Research initiative.

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$1.35M for world-first needle-free Zika virus vaccine

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Researchers at the University of Adelaide have been awarded $1.35 million in funding to accelerate development of a world-first vaccine for the Zika virus.

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$15 million for Adelaide-led medical research

Associate Professors Leonie Heilbronn and Lyndsey Collins-Praino

The University of Adelaide has been awarded more than $15 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.

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Smart needle receives $1mil to make brain surgery safer

Smart needle in surgery (photo supplied by ir Charles Gairdner Hospital)

A smart brain biopsy needle for faster and safer neurosurgery has received $1 million from the Australian Government’s BioMedTech Horizons program, operated by MTPConnect.

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$1.9 million for traumatic brain injury research

It is now recognised that traumatic brain injury (TBI) leads to long-lasting disability in a subset of individuals, including persistent impairments in memory, decision making and motor function.

A University of Adelaide study that will investigate the prediction of risk of long-term impairment and neurodegenerative disease development following traumatic brain injury has been awarded $1,987,160 from the Federal Government’s Medical Research Future Fund’s (MRFF).

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