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Media release: 
22/09/2017

The results of two innovative Aboriginal road safety initiatives were launched at a special event at The George Institute for Global Health today.

The George Institute for Global Health has long been working to address under-representation of women in academia and medical research, particularly in senior roles. This strong commitment and support to build a gender-equitable organisation has now been recognised by the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia (NHMRC).

Media release: 
05/09/2017

Migraine sufferers are being invited to take part in a trial in Sydney and the Gold Coast aimed at preventing these debilitating attacks.

You could help discover if migraine can be prevented by blood pressure or cholesterol lowering treatment.

Media release: 
30/08/2017

The George Institute for Global Health was celebrated at Australia’s most prestigious science awards tonight.

"I’m a physician, and I’m a medical researcher.  So each day I try to follow the advice of the late great Mohammed Ali: “float like a butterfly, sting like a bee”.  Maximise time with people and minimise time with screens.  And above all focus on the big picture tasks, the few that really matter."

Media release: 
23/08/2017

Convenience cooking sauces may be quick and easy but come at a high cost to health, according to new research1 released today by The George Institute for Global Health, VicHealth and the Heart Foundation.

Steroids caused a greater than expected increase in the risk of serious infections in the predominately young group of people who have immunoglobulin A (IgA) nephropathy, an immune disease that leads to kidney failure in almost a third of patients.

Media release: 
28/07/2017

It’s an invention that could save millions of lives each year and transform the way kidney disease is treated.

Federal Department of Health Secretary Martin Bowles outlined his vision for the future of healthcare in Australia at The George Institute this week.

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