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Professor Dinah Reddihough
Institute News
Wed 18 May 2016 | 08:00 AM
Congratulations to Professor Dinah Reddihough who was awarded the Howard Williams Medal by the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) at their annual conference today, Wednesday 18th May in recognition of her long and distinguished career in developmental medicine.
Research News
Wed 4 May 2016 | 01:15 PM
A Melbourne-based research team is investigating a technique known as helium MRI scanning to better diagnose severe asthma, which will ultimately save lives. The test gives a clear and far more detailed view of the condition than current diagnostic measures. The new information will help inform improved treatment options for severe asthma sufferers. Remarkably, the technique uses gas that is currently used to build chemical weapons.
Research News
Wed 4 May 2016 | 01:15 PM
Heart muscle diseases are a leading cause of disability and death in children and adults but the causes remain poorly understood. The genetic changes that cause heart muscle disease are in the early stages of discovery. Identifying the genetic cause of heart disease is crucial in improving understanding of these conditions and for developing new drugs and therapies.