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There are various opportunities for you to get involved with our institute: 

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Survey gathers insights into withdrawal effects from stopping antidepressants

Antidepressants are commonly prescribed for a variety of mental health conditions, including depression and anxiety disorders, with one in seven Australians currently using these drugs. But weaning people off these medications can come with serious withdrawal symptoms.

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4D Lung Health Scanner

A revolutionary 4D scanner developed by 4DMedical is being tested as part of research project lead by Associate Professor David Parson to enhance the diagnosis of lung disease for billions of people globally, especially children. The new scanner has been used to assist with the management of several lung conditions such as cystic fibrosis (CF), asthma and even COVID-19, establishing Australia at the forefront of lung science. 

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Redefining cerebral palsies as a diverse group of neurodevelopmental disorders with genetic aetiology

Cerebral Palsy (CP) is a movement disorder traditionally viewed as resulting from damage to the developing brain, often occurring at around birth.



Breastfeeding helps mother’s cardio health for three years or more

A new South Australian study has found breastfeeding for six months or more appears to reduce the risk of cardiovascular problems developing in mothers for at least three years after delivery.





2023 SA Vaccinology Conference

You are invited to attend the 10th annual SA Vaccinology Conference which will be held at the National Wine Centre on Friday 3 November 2023.