The expertise of The George Institute at conducting trials with global impact was recognised at The Australian Clinical Trials Alliance’s (ACTA) Clinical Trial of the Year Awards.
The George Institute was rewarded with being a finalist the trial of the year for the ADRENAL trial into septic shock. The statistical analysis for ADRENAL trial also won the STING award for statistical excellence.
Emalie Sparks is a research dietitian at The George Institute for Global Health. Her research focuses on preventing chronic diseases at the population level through nutrition interventions, such as salt reduction and food policy strategies.
For the first time, the World Health Organisation’s World Health Statistics have this year been disaggregated by sex. This is an important step forward in the drive to identify and understand gender inequalities, and one that is to be welcomed wholeheartedly.