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Cardiovascular and Renal 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

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 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

Researchers saving those with silent heart disease.

For many years we’ve understood that heart disease is linked to unhealthy habits and underlying health issues, but our researchers at the Kolling Institute are pioneering a new approach to identify and treat those with the disease without the traditional risk factors. In Australia, a heart attack occurs every nine minutes, often with a tragic outcome or lifelong consequences. Many of the.....
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Category: Cardiovascular and Renal Research, Research Excellence

Scholarship supports the next generation of top researchers.

We would like to congratulate Kolling Institute researcher Amanda Purcell who has received a Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation scholarship. Amanda is part of our Renal Research Laboratory, working to improve treatment for those with diabetes and kidney disease. She has been awarded a top-up scholarship aimed at supporting PhD students pursuing type 1 diabetes research in line with th.....
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Category: Awards, Cardiovascular and Renal Research, Research Excellence

Kolling researchers leading the fight against diabetes.

With a concerning rise in the number of people developing Type 2 diabetes, our researchers at the Kolling Institute are offering hope and an effective way forward to reduce the impact of the serious disease. Type 2 diabetes is the fastest growing chronic disease in the world, and if the current trend continues, it’s anticipated close to three million Australians will have the disease by .....
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Category: Cardiovascular and Renal Research, New Treatment, Research Excellence

Kolling Institute Year in Review 2022 .

Check out our Kolling Institute Year in Review 2022 celebrating our research success. It highlights our world-leading translational research and our impact across our priority research areas. Click on the link here.
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Category: Cardiovascular and Renal Research, Musculoskeletal Research, Neuroscience and Pain Research

Kolling awards unveiled.

We are pleased to announce the successful recipients of our annual Kolling Institute awards program. Launched in 2021, the program has been expanded to acknowledge a greater number of researchers and their individual contribution to the Kolling. The awards aim to recognise the many outstanding achievements across education, clinical practice and service, publications, research, as well a.....
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Category: Awards, Cardiovascular and Renal Research, Musculoskeletal Research, Neuroscience and Pain Research

International recognition for remarkable Kolling researcher.

We would like to congratulate Professor Carol Pollock who has received a highly prestigious award for her extraordinary commitment to research. The International Society of Nephrology has announced Professor Pollock is the 2023 recipient of the Alfred Newton Richards award for outstanding research in the field of nephrology. Carol has welcomed the news. “I am extremely honoured to be rec.....
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Category: Awards, Cardiovascular and Renal Research, Research Excellence

New funding to help drive vital research into heart disease.

Congratulations to Kolling Institute researcher and Royal North Shore Hospital cardiologist Dr Steve Vernon who’s been awarded a highly sought-after postdoctoral fellowship by the Heart Foundation. The fellowship is designed to support talented early career researchers and emerging leaders. Dr Vernon has welcomed the award. “I am delighted to receive this postdoctoral funding from the He.....
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Category: Awards, Cardiovascular and Renal Research, Research Excellence