Research Methodology Seminar Series

The Ingham Institute Research Methodology Seminar Series The seminar series will be held at the Thomas and Rachel Moore Education Centre, Liverpool Hospital and will commence Thursday 15th June 2017 from 4-5pm with sessions 1-10 video-conferenced to Campbelltown Hospital. The Seminar Series comprises the following 3 components: Sessions 1-8 will focus on how to initiate…

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MRinRT Symposium

5th MR in RT Symposium: Image -> Innovate -> Treat  The Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research and a local organising committee are hosting the 5th MR in RT Symposium in Sydney, Australia from Tuesday 20 – Friday 23 June 2017. This year will be the first time this international conference has been held in the Southern hemisphere. The symposium theme,…

Insight: A Hidden Injury

South west Sydney researcher provides expert perspective on Insight   South west Sydney researcher, Associate Professor Grahame Simpson joined a panel of consumers, experts, and community members for Insight on SBS this week. A/Prof Simpson is a member of the Ingham Institute of Applied Medical Research, Brain Injury and Rehabilitation group and Senior Social Worker…

New funds for MRI-Linac

The National Health and Medical Research Council has awarded $7 million for The Australian MRI-Linac Program Professor Paul Keall (The University of Sydney), Professor Michael Barton (Ingham Institute), and Stuart Crozier (The University of Queensland) have been awarded an NHMRC Program Grant for funding to begin in 2018. Approximately 48 per cent of cancer patients…

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…

National study offers hope for breathlessness

A national medication study is aiming to help thousands of Australians who struggle every day with shortness of breath. The large-scale clinical study, led by Flinders University, is seeking more than 170 participants in South Australia, Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland and Western Australia to measure benefits of using a regular low dose, extended release…

NSW Health Award for prostate cancer treatment

The NSW Health Awards recognise innovation and excellence in the delivery of health programs and services to the NSW community throughout the public health system. Clinical researchers from South Western Sydney won the Bob Leece Transforming Health Award for their project SeedTracker: Targeting prostate cancer for high precision radiotherapy which has delivered a cutting-edge treatment for…

Working partners in sickness and in health

A new partnership in south-western Sydney brings health, research and education together to progress advances in medical science. A great partnership between the Ingham Institute and South Western Sydney Local Health District (SWSLHD) has been formed that will progress innovative and ground-breaking advances in medical science. The new partnership agreement will see medical researchers continue…