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Running for game-changing research.

Less than two years after a breast cancer diagnosis, Professor Gemma Figtree has completed the prestigious Boston Marathon while raising significant funds for cancer research. Gemma crossed the finish line in a sub four hour time as part of the talented team running for the internationally renowned Dana Farber Cancer Institute. Gemma ran her first marathon just after completing six months of chemot.....
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Category: Cardiovascular and Renal Research, Funding support, Research Excellence

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 award for thei.....
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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 successful recipi.....
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Category: Funding support, 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 Bone and Jo.....
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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 a new medic.....
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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 stage, outlin.....
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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

Awards highlight research into the impact of medications.

One of our up-and-coming researchers within the Kolling’s Ageing and Pharmacology Lab has taken out two prestigious awards. Pharmacist and PhD student Mai Duong received the initial award at the International Pharmaceutical Federation World Congress in Brisbane. The APSA awarded Mai the Outstanding Oral Presentation in Pharmacy Practice prize for her discussion on the different perspectives of adve.....
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Category: Awards, Research Excellence

Collaboration driving research impact.

The strength of interdisciplinary research across the Northern Sydney (Arabanoo) Precinct was highlighted during a dynamic showcase at the Kolling Institute. The annual event, which has been steadily lifting its profile, featured the latest research progress across allied health, nursing, medicine, as well as pharmacy, dentistry and public health. More than a hundred people attended this year’s eve.....
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Category: Research Excellence, World-leading technology