NHMRC Updates 2018

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February 2018

Summary NHMRC’s public consultation on peer review for the new grant program

Summary of NHMRC’s public consultation on peer review for the new grant program (PDF, 1MB)

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Wed, 14/02/2018 - 11:57

NHMRC approves guideline that will assist in reducing unnecessary medications in older Australians with dementia

NHMRC has approved the recommendations made in the Evidence-based clinical practice guideline for deprescribing cholinesterase inhibitors and memantine developed by the University of Sydney in partnership with the NHMRC Cognitive Decline Partnership Centre and the Bruyère Research Institute in Canada.  Cholinesterase inhibitors and memantine are two classes of drugs prescribed to reduce the symptoms of dementia. This guideline provides advice to healthcare professionals, people with...

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Mon, 12/02/2018 - 15:51

Polycystic ovary syndrome guideline released for public consultation

The NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (the developer) has released the updated Evidence-based guideline for the assessment and management of polycystic ovary syndrome for public consultation between 10 February 2018 and 12 March 2018. The developer will be seeking NHMRC approval of the guideline under section 14A of the National Health and Medical Research Council Act 1992. To access the guideline and provide comment to the developer please go to the Centre for...

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Mon, 12/02/2018 - 15:29

January 2018

Launch of NHMRC Innovation webpage

NHMRC is committed to creating stronger pathways to capture the economic value of research discoveries. The new Innovation webpage aims to support PhD students and early career researchers interested in commercialising their research, and assist in bridging the gap between academia, government and industry. It explores the language, processes and tools of the innovation and commercialisation pathway, including: possible avenues for engaging industry; the steps involved in the innovation and...

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Wed, 24/01/2018 - 14:57