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New research challenges the link between the weather and joint pain.

Many people believe there is a connection between the weather and joint or muscle pain, but a team of researchers from the Kolling Institute and the University of Sydney say their latest study has found there is no link between the two. Lead author Professor Manuela Ferreira said there is a longstanding belief that changes in weather conditions, such as rain or temperature variations, ca.....
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Category: Musculoskeletal Research

Strong research pipeline flags positive trend.

With an increasing focus on our research activity, the Royal North Shore Hospital Scientific Staff Council is keen to celebrate the efforts of some of our emerging leaders. It has presented four awards recognising an outstanding commitment to research excellence. Kolling Institute musculoskeletal researchers Dylan Ashton and Dr Carina Blaker were joint winners of the best publication awa.....
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Category: Awards, Cardiovascular and Renal Research, Musculoskeletal Research, Research Excellence

Philanthropic support building our research expertise.

A collection of researchers will develop their skills and establish crucial new collaborations following generous funding through the Skipper Charitable Trust. Six researchers have received a 2024 Beryl and Jack Jacobs Travel Award, enabling them to travel for conferences and work with experts across the globe. Academic Director Professor James Elliott was thrilled to announce the succes.....
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Category: Funding support, Research Excellence

Kolling NEWS.

We’re kicking off the year with plenty of encouraging research news. Read on for details about new funding, fascinating research into the link between heart disease and osteoarthritis and promising work into a new diabetes treatment. We also unveil the winners of our travel awards program, generously backed by philanthropic funding. Click here: Kolling NEWS
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Category: Newsletters, Research Excellence

Bad knees might cause broken hearts.

Exciting research is set to get underway investigating a ground-breaking approach to reduce osteoarthritis associated heart disease. Kolling Institute researcher Professor Chris Little will lead the project after receiving a highly competitive National Health and Medical Research Council Ideas grant of close to a million dollars. Professor Little and Dr Cindy Shu from the Raymond Purves .....
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Category: Funding support, Musculoskeletal Research, Research Excellence

Grant success for our innovative ideas.

Related links: Musculoskeletal Cardiovascular and Renal Neuroscience and Pain
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Category: Funding support, Research Excellence

New grant announced for up-and-coming Kolling Institute researcher .

One of our impressive researchers has taken out a prestigious national award to broaden treatment options for diabetes. Despite tough competition, Cameron Evans from the Cardiovascular Discovery Group has been awarded the 2024 Australian Centre for Accelerating Diabetes Innovation (ACADI) PhD grant. The funding means Cameron will be able to progress his research investigating the use of .....
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Category: Cardiovascular and Renal Research, Funding support

Kolling Symposium celebrates life-changing impact of research.

A large group of inspiring researchers delivered presentations at the inaugural Kolling Institute Symposium, highlighting the strength of research underway at the institute. Close to a hundred people attended the event at the Northside Conference Centre focusing on the key themes of collaboration, innovation and wellbeing. Senior researchers and up-and-coming investigators took to the st.....
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Category: Research Excellence

Kolling Institute Research Video .

At the Kolling Institute, we are tremendously fortunate to work with so many skilled and dedicated researchers. Our Kolling video gives you an insight into some of our latest research and our inspirational teams. Click here to view:
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Category: Cardiovascular and Renal Research, Musculoskeletal Research, Neuroscience and Pain Research, Research Excellence

Kolling researchers to inform best care for those with a spinal cord injury.

The expertise of our rehabilitation researchers at the Kolling Institute has been recognised with a prestigious international competitive grant to investigate the impact length of stay has on rehabilitation outcomes following a spinal cord injury. The National Institute of Health in the US has awarded more than $9 million to the overall project, with more than $750,000 coming to Australi.....
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Category: Funding support, Neuroscience and Pain Research, Research Excellence