27 Aug 2020

Funding for research on development of epilepsy after traumatic brain injury

Dr Bridgette Semple in the lab. See more about her research
Dr Bridgette Semple from the Central Clinical School's Department of Neuroscience has been awarded research funding totalling just over USD$470,000 (~AUD$650,000) from the US Department of Defense Epilepsy Research Program (ERP) to investigate first-time onset of epilepsy after infection in the context of traumatic brain injury (TBI). 

25 Aug 2020

Prize for PhD student Lakshanie Wickramasinghe's research on neonatal lung diseases

Ms Lakshanie Wickramasinghe, PhD student in the Department of 
Immunology and Pathology, wins Royal Society of Victoria prize
Congratulations to Ms Lakshanie Wickramasinghe, who has been awarded the 2020 Royal Society of Victoria Young Scientist Research Prize in Biomedicine and Health Sciences. Well done Lakshanie!

Lakshanie is doing her PhD in Central Clinical School's Department of Immunology and Pathology, supervised by Associate Professor Margaret Hibbs. Her PhD is on “Granulocyte Colony-Stimulating Factor: A new target in neonatal lung disease”.

21 July - 17 August 2020 Central Clinical School publications featuring COVID-19 research

Recent publications featuring COVID-19 research as notified by PubMed during the month 21 July - 17 August 2020 from Central Clinical School affiliated researchers in the following departments. This is not a comprehensive list:
  • Australian Centre for Blood Diseases
  • Diabetes
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Medicine - Peninsula
  • Melbourne Sexual Health Centre
  • Neuroscience

24 Aug 2020

A+ EMCR updates: 27 Aug 2020 issue

Dr Miles Andrews and Dr Meaghan Clough are the new editors
for Alfred Research Alliance EMCR updates
Hello CCS – Early/Mid-Career Researchers, Welcome to the new CCS - EMCR newsletter, designed as a quick and simple snapshot highlighting EMCR related programs or competitions happening around the A+ precinct and within the Faculty.

If you’re currently a research student or within 10 years post-PhD, then you’re an EMCR by our book, and we’re here to support you. This list is not meant to be exhaustive of all the available programs out there, just a curated list that we think might be of interest to CCS - EMCRs. For more programs, please check out the A+EMCR webpage and the ECR network page. See also recent news on the A+ EMCR website news page.
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