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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

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 database o.....
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Category: Research Excellence

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 as overall 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 recognised by .....
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Category: Awards, Cardiovascular and Renal Research, Research Excellence

Philanthropic support helping women with gestational diabetes and their babies.

Generous funding provided through the Douglas and Lola Douglas scholarship is strengthening evidence around the long term impacts on children born to mothers with obesity and gestational diabetes. Endocrinologist and Kolling Institute researcher Dr Tessa Weir has been able to continue her valuable research as a result of being awarded the scholarship. “I am incredibly grateful for the support .....
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Category: Cardiovascular and Renal Research, New Treatment, Research Excellence

Transforming treatments for those with diabetes .

Kolling researcher and Royal North Shore Hospital endocrinologist Associate Professor Sarah Glastras will have a key role in a national effort to improve long-term outcomes for those with diabetes. The initiative has brought dozens of experts from across the country together under the banner of the Australian Centre for Accelerating Diabetes Innovations Research. International collaborators will al.....
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Category: Cardiovascular and Renal Research, New Treatment, Research Excellence

Our research expertise recognised with multi-million dollar grants.

We would like to congratulate Professors Carol Pollock and Gemma Figtree who have received significant National Health and Medical Research Council Investigator Grants. Despite a tremendously competitive field, both clinician/researchers have been awarded $2 million to progress their world-leading research and improve long-term patient outcomes. The announcement highlights the experience and expert.....
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Category: Cardiovascular and Renal Research, Research Excellence

Encouraging news for those with chronic kidney disease.

Improved accessibility to a treatment for kidney disease has been welcomed by Kolling Institute researcher and Royal North Shore Hospital clinician Professor Carol Pollock. Forxiga (dapagliflozin), an oral medicine which can help slow the progression of proteinuric chronic kidney disease, has now been listed on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme. The listing aims to help those with the condition by.....
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Category: Cardiovascular and Renal Research, New Treatment

New Academic Director shares vision for research success.

Ambitious leadership, functional wellbeing and a passion for collaboration An international healthcare destination celebrated for its collaborative spirits and dedication to human health and wellbeing. This is Professor Jim Elliott’s vision for how the collaboration between the Kolling Institute, the Faculty of Medicine and Health and the Northern Sydney Local Health District will evolve. Highly re.....
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Category: Research Excellence

Researchers develop test to identify the severity of kidney disease.

We may soon have a safer approach to diagnosing and measuring the progression of chronic kidney disease following new research by the team from the Kolling Institute’s Renal Research Laboratory. The condition is a global health issue, which now affects more than 13 per cent of the worldwide population. Chronic kidney disease is a progressive disease that leads to end-stage kidney failure, which is.....
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Category: Cardiovascular and Renal Research, Research Excellence