10 of the Best: Harnessing the power of science to understand and defeat today’s health challenges

This annual publication is a tribute to the exceptional researchers and their teams around Australia who are addin

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Accelerating change in driver safety screening

Changes in our vision, hearing, mobility and cognitive abilities, such as processing speed, memory and executi

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Community-designed and delivered suicide intervention

Before applying for a research grant in 2014, Professor Toombs asked her supervisor, “How about I go and yarn

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Delivering a legacy of culturally safe maternity care

Professor Rhonda Marriott AM, a descendant of Nyikina people of the Kimberley, has devoted five decades to nur

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Driving change in aged care pharmacy practices through data

Having practised as a hospital pharmacist by day and a residential aged care pharmacist by night, Dr Lisa Pont

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Enhancing future pain treatments using venoms

Cone snails are a highly venomous sea snail which produce venom peptides that act very selectively across a ra


Fighting biofilms with a Trojan Horse

Biofilms are present in our everyday lives.

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Growing up and getting stronger: improving the long-term health of premature babies

“Ventilators had some success, but a lot of the babies still died, and I wanted to know how to improve this pr

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Harnessing the power of natural immunity to extend vaccine protection

Up to 650,000 people die of respiratory diseases linked to seasonal influenza (flu) worldwide each year.<

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Improving fertility treatment through innovation

Infertility affects 1 in 6 couples globally.1

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Mentors inspire an Indigenous research career with impact

During the four-year fellowship, Professor Chamberlain discovered that many interventions to reduce cardiometabolic risk in this cohort…