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World AIDS Day

Around the Precinct – 2 December 2021

Yesterday was World AIDS Day, marking 40 years since HIV/AIDS was first identified in the USA. It’s estimated that 39 million people worldwide have lost their lives to the virus, including 8000 Australians. As the Burnet Institute reports below, a lot has improved over the past four decades – cases are at an all-time low… Read More

Alfred Health COVID-19 Positive Community Pathways program

Around the Precinct – 25 November 2021

The community program supporting COVID-19 patients at home, prestigious awards and grants for Alliance researchers, and a deep dive into genetic data – this week at the Alfred Research Alliance. Alfred Health Positive care beyond hospital walls More than 1000 Victorians were being supported by The Alfred’s COVID-19 Positive Community Pathways program last month –… Read More

ENIGMA-Ataxia working group

Around the Precinct – 18 November 2021

This week at Monash University’s Central Clinical School it’s all about the brain, with one new study published about how neurodegeneration begins and another study about new modelling for epilepsy that could inform treatment decision making. Meanwhile, Burnet Institute takes a broader view of communities near and far, examining how we manage COVID-19 among unvaccinated… Read More

Remembrance Day 2021

Around the Precinct – 11 November 2021

This Remembrance Day, Alfred Health is reflecting on all the ways their staff have helped during times of conflict throughout their 150-year history. This long-standing commitment to service and overcoming adversity has also enabled them to meet the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic head on and provide expert care to some of Victoria’s sickest patients,… Read More