MND Australia has awarded a $1.05 million Ice Bucket Challenge Grant to the Sporadic ALS Australian Systems Consortium. Associate Professor Ian Blair of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences will lead the project with Professor Naomi Gray of the University of Queensland’s Brain Institute.
A research team led by Professor Johanna Westbrook working with clinical and IT staff from Sydney’s St Vincent Hospital have found that the electronic medication management system MedChart would provide savings of around $100,000 per year for a 30 bed ward.
Professor Gilles Guillemin has been taking samples of fish and water from Lake Wyangan as part of his research into Motor Neuron Disease (MND). This research follows on from work done by Professor Dominic Rowe and Professor Gilles Guillemin on a local MND cluster in Griffith and Wagga Wagga area.
To understand, and anticipate what can go wrong in an operating theatre, one has to focus on all the levels – government policies; legal advisors; administrative officers and managers; clinicians; and teachers – and how they influence each other.
Ancient ceramics are an irreplaceable resource and often the only surviving link to the ancient world. John and Jaye have developed a completely no-touch technique for compositional analysis.
Spinal cord cysts (syringomyelia) occur in approximately 28% of patients following spinal cord injury. The underlying mechanisms for syringomyelia development and expansion are still poorly understood.
A new treatment of corticosteroid nasal irrigations after endoscopic sinus surgery which combines the therapeutic effects of sinus surgery and effective delivery of corticosteroid is proposed.
Morten currently holds a three-year ARC Super Science Research Fellowship position at Macquarie University.