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New test for high blood pressure to save lives .

Researchers and clinicians have welcomed Federal Government funding to improve the diagnosis and treatment of high blood pressure. The condition affects around 1 in 3 people in Australia, significantly increasing the risk of stroke, coronary heart disease, heart failure and chronic kidney disease. Men are more likely to have uncontrolled high blood pressure, with 1 in 4 men suffering unt.....
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World-leading research in the spotlight.

The Neuroscience and Pain Research Showcase provided a timely opportunity to demonstrate the breadth of expertise across this priority research area at the Kolling. Co-ordinated by Professors Paul Glare and Lisa Harvey, the online event attracted more than 250 people. A diverse range of presentations focused on the cutting-edge research targeting mitochondrial disease, psychiatric disord.....
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Category: Neuroscience and Pain Research, Research Excellence, World-leading technology

New technology holds the key to better care for whiplash injuries.

New research is set to revolutionise the diagnosis and treatment of whiplash injuries, one of the most common and challenging injuries following a non-catastrophic motor vehicle collision. The longitudinal study, conducted over more than five years, involved researchers from the Kolling Institute along with scientists from Northwestern University, University of Colorado and Stanford Univ.....
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Category: Musculoskeletal Research, Research Excellence, World-leading technology

New fellowship to strengthen commercial research opportunities.

Dr Cindy Shu will have a key role in building commercial capabilities at the Kolling after receiving a fellowship from the REDI (Researcher Exchange and Development within Industry) program. The program provides financial support to Australian and international medical technology and pharmaceutical companies to bring the best talent in-house to work on priority medical research projects......
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Category: Musculoskeletal Research, Research Excellence, World-leading technology

First Australian imaging technology to deliver research windfall.

An exciting project between the University of Sydney and the Northern Sydney Local Health District will see a $15 million, revolutionary scanner installed at Royal North Shore Hospital, greatly improving patient care and research capabilities. Australia’s first Total Body Positron Emission Tomography (TB-PET) scanner will produce faster and higher quality whole-body PET/CT scans, with l.....
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New world leading technology to guide future bowel cancer treatment .

Research capabilities within the Kolling Institute have been significantly broadened with new technology to assist the examination of bowel cancer. Representatives from Sydney University, the Kolling and Bowel Cancer Australia attended the official opening of the mass spectrometry core lab – the first of its type on a hospital campus and one of the best analytical facilities in the worl.....
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Category: World-leading technology, New Treatment