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Multimillion dollar grant to boost Australia’s response to infectious disease outbreaks
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Multimillion dollar grant to boost Australia’s response to infectious disease outbreaks

Improving Australia’s emergency response to infectious diseases through a national research effort is the focus of a new $5 million National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Centre of Research Excellence (CRE). Read More
Scientific discovery recognised at awards night
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Scientific discovery recognised at awards night

The Westmead Institute has marked another year of medical research achievement with its annual Discovery Night awards. Read More
New Insights into diagnosing and treating invasive fungal infections will help to save lives
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New Insights into diagnosing and treating invasive fungal infections will help to save lives

Thousands of patients suffering from invasive fungal infections in intensive-care units or after organ transplantation, will benefit from the latest insights into diagnostic and therapeutic interventions, published today in the prestigious journal, Lancet Infectious Diseases. Read More
Social media and gene research combine to fight new epidemics
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Social media and gene research combine to fight new epidemics

A team of Sydney medical researchers is harnessing the combined power of social media and genome sequencing to develop an early warning system against emerging infectious diseases (EIDs). Read More