Health & Biotech
Better health is the foundation of better living. So we’re working to prevent and overcome disease and illness throughout our community. From physical to psychological, and conception to old age.
Our expertise spans lab-based biochemical research, clinical trials and broader population studies. We have formal ties with all South Australian teaching hospitals, numerous research institutes and multiple clinical practices. And we’re frequent collaborators with industry and government.
Smoke haze from Australia’s catastrophic bushfires is continuing to affect many parts of the country.Read more about Pregnant women should take extra care to minimise their exposure to bushfire smoke
Artificial intelligence and medical machine learning are constantly evolving, however researchers at the University of Adelaide don’t expect these technologies to replace medical doctors any time soon.Read more about Intelligent machines to support, not replace, doctors
New tests to pinpoint when treatment is required.Read more about Potential for prostate cancer breakthrough
New approaches to cardiovascular disease.Read more about Getting to the heart of good health
Automating plate screening, analysis and interpretation for quicker and better quality diagnosis.Read more about Fast-tracking the fight against disease
Research for healthy hearts | Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
The University of Adelaide conducts interdisciplinary research to understand how and why coronary heart disease, peripheral arterial disease, and vascular and heart rhythm disorders occur; and how they can be prevented.