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Research to look at the link between osteoarthritis and heart disease

Research to look at the link between osteoarthritis and heart disease

Generous funding from the Raymond E Purves Foundation will support innovative research to identify how osteoarthritis causes cardiovascular disease. $100,000 will go towards Dr Cindy Shu to continue her valuable project to better define the link between osteoarthritis and heart disease, and inform improved treatment. Nearly 2.5 million Australians currently suffer from osteoarthritis, wi..... Read more

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New investment in innovative approach to osteoarthritis treatment

New investment in innovative approach to osteoarthritis treatment

Key research into the treatment of osteoarthritis is set to be strengthened with the Kolling’s Professor David Hunter receiving a large NHMRC investigator grant. The highly competitive grant was awarded to the Florance and Cope Chair of Rheumatology for a five-year project to transform treatment options and delivery of care for osteoarthritis. Professor Hunter welcomed the grant, saying ..... Read more

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New funding to help reduce Australia’s bowel cancer rates

New funding to help reduce Australia’s bowel cancer rates

Professor Mark Molloy’s ground-breaking bowel cancer research has received a boost, with the Cancer Council NSW awarding the Kolling Institute researcher a three-year $450,000 grant. Professor Molloy has welcomed the funding, saying bowel cancer claims more lives each year than breast, prostate or skin cancer. “It is now Australia’s second biggest cancer killer, with more than 300 Austra..... Read more

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Kolling researchers part of elite group in fight against heart disease

Kolling researchers part of elite group in fight against heart disease

Two Kolling Institute researchers have welcomed a significant funding boost through a large NSW Government program to help tackle Australia’s number one killer, heart disease. Professors Gemma Figtree and Martin Ugander have each been awarded a $750,000 grant to encourage researchers to find breakthroughs and help establish NSW as a centre for research excellence. The funding is part of..... Read more

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