We are working on some of medicine’s greatest unknowns and are leading new discoveries with the bold ambition of eliminating disease and improving the health of all Australians.
Studying pregnancies, babies and placentas holds crucial answers – especially when delving into the difficult, largely unspoken subject of problematic pregnancies.
“If we can identify risks for health problems in pregnant women, it may mean we can intervene early and prevent or delay the onset of chronic diseases for these women in the future. Prevention is far better than cure,” discusses Professor Claire Roberts.
Balancing chemical messengers holds clues to cancer and diabetes treatment.
How research into dengue fever gave new insights into COVID-19.
Finding links between brain, behaviour and the microbes that live in our intestines.
When our ancient biological system comes face-to-face with a 21st-century lifestyle.
The discovery that changed how the world treats bowel cancer.
Making language, culture, country and family part of conversations about health.
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