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Genetics behind a quarter of cerebral palsy cases

At least a quarter of children with cerebral palsy have a clinically important genetic finding and 50 per cent of these will have immediate implications for their care, a new study from the University of Adelaide has found.

At least a quarter of children with cerebral palsy have a clinically important genetic finding and 50 per cent of these will have immediate implications for their care, a new study from the University of Adelaide has found.

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Grant support for crucial health and medical research

At least a quarter of children with cerebral palsy have a clinically important genetic finding and 50 per cent of these will have immediate implications for their care, a new study from the University of Adelaide has found.

The University of Adelaide has been awarded $10.5 million for seven research projects to investigate issues including Indigenous oral health, preterm birth, cancer, and mental illness.

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World-class facility to help achieve a renewable and sustainable future

Researcher Jieqiong Shan

A sustainable and cleaner future for society depends on the next generation of advanced materials. In a new facility scientists at the University of Adelaide will develop materials which will help to achieve those goals for South Australia and the nation.

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Five Future Fellows awarded $4.5million

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Five University of Adelaide researchers have collectively been awarded more than $4.5 million from the Federal Government to advance their work.

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New research shows lasting impact of COVID-19 infection on immune system

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A world leading research collaboration between SAHMRI, the University of Adelaide, Flinders University, the Women’s and Children’s Hospital and the Royal Adelaide Hospital has delivered crucial insight into the lasting immune system dysregulation caused by COVID-19.

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World EBHC Day campaign to fight fake news

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On World Evidence-Based Healthcare (EBHC) Day, seven leaders in evidence-based healthcare spotlight the global impact of evidence on healthcare research, policy, practice and health outcomes.

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Experts recognised for science excellence

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The work of members of the University of Adelaide community has been recognised at this year’s Science Excellence and Innovation Awards.

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Heart and kidney disease research wins national funding

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University of Adelaide researchers taking a new look at the science and physiology underlying heart attacks and strokes, the leading cause of death worldwide, and devising a new tool to maximise the benefits of kidney transplantation, are among the recipients of National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) funding announced today.

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Incredible vision in ancient marine creatures drove an evolutionary arms race

Radiodont in deep sea

Ancient deep sea creatures called radiodonts had incredible vision that likely drove an evolutionary arms race according to new research published today.

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New wheat and barley genomes will help feed the world

Associate Professor Ken Chalmers inspecting wheat grain

An international research collaboration, including scientists from the University of Adelaide’s Waite Research Institute, has unlocked new genetic variation in wheat and barley – a major boost for the global effort in breeding higher-yielding wheat and barley varieties.

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