Advancements in research2018-02-08T03:52:46+10:00

Advancements in research

Turning tide on deadliest cancer

#ThinkyThursday this week takes us to the team at #TPCH. Here, under Professor Kwun Fong’s leadership, they are working on a trial to detect lung cancer in early stages and are already saving lives!

Telehealth brings clinical services closer to home

Happy #ThinkyThursday! Since receiving a 2019 Clinician Research Fellowship, speech pathologist Dr Clare Burns has worked on improving patient’s access to healthcare, especially whose struggling with swallowing and communication disorders.

Research Excellence Awards 2019 announced

From the lab to the bedside, Metro North researchers are conducting ground-breaking research every day. Last night, our researchers were recognised for their stellar achievements at our annual Metro North Research Excellence Awards.

TPCH researchers turning the tide on lung cancer

A team of researchers at The Prince Charles Hospital (TPCH) are turning the tide on the world’s deadliest cancer, after bringing an international CT screening trial to Australia to detect lung abnormalities, before it’s too late.

Better bone marrow transplants

RBWH researchers have conducted Australia’s first clinical trial using genetically engineered immune cells to make bone marrow transplantation for blood cancer safer.

Reducing the impact of hospital stays

Older people are at greater harm from a combination of serious illness and he hospital environment, leading to geriatric syndromes such as delirium, functional decline, falls, incontinence and pressure injuries.

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