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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

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

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.....
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Category: Research Excellence, World-leading technology

First of its kind tool providing support for people with spinal cord injuries.

A valuable digital resource has been launched to help people with spinal cord injuries troubleshoot some of the complex health challenges that can arise after injury. The Spinal Cord Injury Health Maintenance Tool, which includes a website, smartphone app and hardcopy booklets, has been designed to empower people to self-manage their health-related needs and maintain a high quality of li.....
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Category: Musculoskeletal Research, Neuroscience and Pain Research, 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

New approach delivers breakthrough for pain researchers.

Researchers at the Kolling Institute have made important progress towards the development of new treatments for chronic pain by identifying a small group of cells which can control pain responses. The breakthrough comes as approximately 20 per cent of the world’s population suffers from chronic pain, including around 3.4 million Australians. Dr Neda Assareh, a neuroscientist research fel.....
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Category: Neuroscience and Pain Research, Research Excellence

Recognition of our impact on the world stage.

Kolling Institute Governance Committee Chair Michael Nugent said it is encouraging to see more than a dozen researchers from the Kolling have been profiled in an international study recognising the world’s best. Published by Stanford University, the study has identified the top two per cent of researchers in the world across individual fields. The study is based on metrics from Scopus, a.....
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Category: Research Excellence

Research expertise on show.

The diverse range of exciting research underway across the Northern Health Precinct was profiled during a recent showcase, highlighting the impact of research throughout Northern Sydney Local Health District. The event directed the spotlight to a range of disciplines driving research including nursing, midwifery, and pharmacy, as well as allied health and public health. Precinct Academic.....
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Category: Presentations, Research Excellence

Researchers closer to better pain management strategies.

Researchers at the Kolling Institute have taken an important step towards the development of safer, non-addictive pain medications by increasing our understanding of spinal cord pain signalling. This valuable progress has been recognised internationally with publication in the Journal of Physiology, a leading scientific journal. The findings follow the latest figures indicating more than.....
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Category: Neuroscience and Pain Research, Research Excellence