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"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.

Media release: 
25/07/2017

A new study by The George Institute for Global Health has revealed around 70 per cent of packaged foods contain added sugar.

Media release: 
18/07/2017

Researchers from The George Institute for Global Health have been awarded funds from UK’s National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) to address the health challenge of stroke care in India and tackle salt consumption in China.

On July 6 2017, staff at The George Institute, Australia, celebrated Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture at its annual NAIDOC celebrations. Celebrations included a performance by the Minning Minni Kaiwarrine Dance Company, a bush tucker luncheon and art exhibit by Aboriginal artist, Chris Moore.

On June 28, The George Institute’s Chief Scientist, Professor Anushka Patel, participated in a launch event for the Asia Society’s new publication 'Disruptive Asia: Asia's rise and Australia's future'. The publication was edited by award-winning journalist and author, Greg Earl, and features 20 essays including Professor Patel’s piece, 'Making Asia Fit for New Growth'. 

The George Institute for Global Health is proud to be a partner organisation in a new and innovative mentoring program aimed at supporting up-and-coming female health researchers to reach leadership positions.

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