1. Researchers at CDU some of the most influential in their fields

    Researchers at CDU some of the most influential in their fields

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    According to a Stanford University study, there were 22 academics from CDU and Menzies School of Health research who ranked in the top two per cent of researchers referenced in their respected disciplines for 2020.

  2. Preventing infant wheeze and childhood asthma

    Preventing infant wheeze and childhood asthma

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    A new $1.6 million Australian-UK world-first project aimed at preventing wheeze in preschool children and potentially asthma in later childhood by using an orally administered bacteria lysate to boost immune systems has been announced.

  3. 2021 Howard Williams Medal winner announced

    2021 Howard Williams Medal winner announced

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    Congratulations to Professor Anne Chang FRACP who has been announced as the 2021 Howard Williams Medal winner.

  4. CDU academics named among world’s most influential

    CDU academics named among world’s most influential

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    Menzies School of Health Research Professor Bart Currie, Professor Anne Chang AM, Professor Ric Price, Associate Professor Steven Tong, Professor Nicholas Anstey, Professor Joshua Davis, Professor Alan Cass, Professor Peter Morris and Professor Amanda Leach

  5. Media alert | Outcomes of protracted bacterial bronchitis in children: A 5‐year prospective cohort study

    Media alert | Outcomes of protracted bacterial bronchitis in children: A 5‐year prospective cohort study

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    Findings from the first prospective longer-term outcome NHMRC-funded study for children with protracted bacterial bronchitis (PBB) in children have identified a link between children with PBB and asthma, highlighting the importance of identifying potentially treatable symptoms in children with chronic respiratory diseases.

  6. Acute lower respiratory infections in Indigenous infants in the NT

    Acute lower respiratory infections in Indigenous infants in the NT

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    Menzies senior research fellow Dr Michael Binks examined acute lower respiratory infection (ALRI) hospital admissions among Indigenous infants in the Northern Territory from 2006 to 2015, across three periods of different pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) use.

  7. Healthy Tomorrow | Christmas edition 2019

    Healthy Tomorrow | Christmas edition 2019

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    In this edition, we are proud to present a snapshot of the announcements, awards and events that have occurred over the past few months.

  8. $440 million funding boost for vital health and medical research for all stages of life

    $440 million funding boost for vital health and medical research for all stages of life

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    $6 million in research funding for three Indigenous health grants in the Northern Territory. This includes $2.5 million for an NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence at the Menzies School of Health Research to prevent and manage bronchiectasis, a lung disease which results in recurrent chest infections and is particularly common in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

  9. The Lancet | Anne Chang: a champion of childhood lung health

    The Lancet | Anne Chang: a champion of childhood lung health

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    At a health centre in Melbourne for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders in the late 1980s, medical student Anne Chang had her eyes opened to Indigenous disadvantage in Australia

  10. Menzies clinician-researchers receive NHMRC funding

    Menzies clinician-researchers receive NHMRC funding

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    Two Menzies School of Health Research clinician-researchers have secured competitive NHMRC funding to continue their valuable work over the coming years.

  11. $12 Million NT Investment aims to save lives

    $12 Million NT Investment aims to save lives

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    Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion and Indigenous Health Minister Ken Wyatt AM today announced the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) funding for researchers at Darwin’s Menzies School of Medical Research, covering Indigenous-specific and broader health projects.

  12. Evidence informs chronic cough guidelines

    Evidence informs chronic cough guidelines

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    High-quality evidence informs chronic cough guidelines Results from the first multicentre randomised controlled trial on chronic cough in children led by our child health respiratory team were incorporated into the updated American College of Chest...

  13. Red hot Alice puts mums and bubs at risk

    Red hot Alice puts mums and bubs at risk

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    Three Menzies staff - Professor Anne Chang, Dr Gurmeet Singh and Dr Elizabeth McDonald - were involved in this study. The paper, published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, linked preterm births with extreme heat.

  14. Menzies leaders inducted into important new health and medical academy

    Menzies leaders inducted into important new health and medical academy

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    Three Menzies researchers inducted as Fellows of the newly formed Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences.

  15. NHMRC fellowship snapshot: Professor Anne Chang

    NHMRC fellowship snapshot: Professor Anne Chang

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    Menzies' head of child health Professor Anne Chang was recently awarded a senior practitioner fellowship as part of the National Health and Medical Research Council's yearly multi-million dollar funding round.

  16. Cough, step and jump: a profile of Professor Anne Chang

    Cough, step and jump: a profile of Professor Anne Chang

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    One doctor’s mission to beat childhood lung disease.

  17. Menzies' lung and cancer programs win $5 million in 'research excellence' funding

    Menzies' lung and cancer programs win $5 million in 'research excellence' funding

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    Two esteemed lung health and cancer research programs from the Menzies School of Health Research were today declared ‘Centres for Research Excellence’ and awarded funding of $2.5 million each over five years.