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Read "Ingham Awards Dinner: the Oscars of Research" here: https://southwestsydneyresearch.org.au/ingham-awards-night-the-oscars-night-of-research/

"World Pancreatic Cancer Day is a great opportunity to raise awareness in the community about this deadly cancer, but it is also a day to admire the courage and resilience of patients and their carers." CONCERT Member, Minoti Apte https://newsroom.unsw.edu.au/news/health/world-pancreatic-cancer-day-increasing-awareness-and-inspiring-action?utm_source=medicine&utm_medium=social-team

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19.02.2018

Good Clinical Practice (GCP) training for clinical researchers

The Clinical Trials Support Unit offers onsite TransCelerate accredited GCP programs tailored to all staff involved in clinical research and their supporting departments, such as Pathology, Nursing and Pharmacy. Click below for more details about the courses on offer and upcoming dates.

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01.02.2017

South West Sydney researcher featured on Nine News

CROSSFIRE research in the spotlight Professor Harris is Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at University of New South Wales, South Western Sydney Clinical School, Director of the Injury Research Stream at the Ingham Institute and Director of the Whitlam Orthopaedic Research Centre. Professor Harris, and his new clinical trial, the CROSSFIRE study, were featured on Nine…

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20.12.2016

Increasing muscle strength can improve brain function: study

Strength training showed benefits for people with Mild Cognitive Impairment Increased muscle strength leads to improved brain function in adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI), new results from a recent trial led by the University of Sydney has revealed. With 135 million people forecast to suffer from dementia in 2050, the study’s findings—published in the…

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13.12.2016

Drugs commonly used to treat delirium unhelpful, may hasten death, study finds

Drugs used to treat elderly patients with a common condition called delirium may not work and might even hasten death, a landmark Australian study has found. Agar MR, Lawlor PG, Quinn S, Draper B, Caplan GA, Rowett D, Sanderson C, Hardy J, Le B, Eckermann S, McCaffrey N, Devilee L, Fazekas B, Hill M, Currow…

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06.12.2016

Music reduces meds in mental health

WIRELESS music therapy trial is decreasing medications prescribed to mental health patients. The Liverpool Hospital’s Hear No Evil project was inspired after a young woman re-experienced a traumatic event through hallucinations. She found listening to soothing music on wireless headphones helped. Occupational therapist Helen Driscoll said consumers used wireless headphones to decrease duration and severity…

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