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Neurobiology Group Research Team Up With Raijin

High Performance Computing

Neurobiology group research team up with Raijin to study Inherited peripheral neuropathies. High Performance Computing (HPC) are banks of specialist computers with large amounts of cores, memory, interconnects and fast storage. Raijin, named after the Shinto God of thunder, lightning and storms, is a hybrid Fujitsu Primergy and Lenovo NeXtScale high-performance, distributed-memory cluster, located at…

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ANZAC Research Institute holds 17th Annual Symposium

ANZAC Research Institute 17th Annual Symposium

On the 18th of October, the ANZAC Research Institute held its 17th Annual Symposium on “Lessons from the Concord Health and Ageing in Men Project (CHAMP)”. The keynote speakers were Professor Bob Cumming who presented an overview of the history and results of the project, then followed by: Vasi Naganathan presenting on “Geriatric Syndromes in…

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Amazing advances in microscope facility

advances in microscope facility - Dr Vivien Chen

A research equipment grant of $365,000 from the Cancer Institute of NSW has enabled the ANZAC Research Institute to purchase an incredibly powerful microscope which allows scientists to examine cells within living animals. A research equipment grant of $365,000 from the Cancer Institute of NSW has enabled the ANZAC Research Institute to purchase a remarkably…

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Remembering Professor Derek Hart

Professor Derek Hart

Professor Derek Hart was a passionate, driven and inspired clinician scientist who had a consuming motivation to improve medical care through a life committed to medical research. Through a career full of achievements he made many important discoveries that together built his grand vision for immune therapies based on dendritic cells as novel therapeutics for…

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Targetting genes with the potential to cause breast cancer

Dr Andrew Burgess Microscopy and Cytometry Manager

Dr Andrew Burgess, an experienced cell biologist who is the Institute’s new Microscopy and Cytometry Manager, has been awarded a grant of $398,049 over three years by the National Breast Cancer Foundation to further his research into the genetic background of breast cancers. A primary driving force behind the initiation and ongoing development of breast…

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Advances welcomed in stem cell technology

Stem cell technology

AnthonyCutrupi, a researcher completing his PhD at the ANZAC Research Institute, has returned from six months at the University of Miami, bringing back to theConcord campus specialised skills in growing and maintaining live nerve cells. The technique will be especially valuable for the Neurobiology team investigating Charcot Marie-Tooth and associated diseases. During his stay in…

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ANZAC Research Institute 14th Annual Symposium

ANZAC 14th Annual Symposium

The ANZAC Research Institute is holding it’s 14th Annual Symposium in conjunction with Macrogen, Bioline and the Charcot-Marie-Tooth Association of Australia. The topic of the symposium will be “Neuromics, Genomics and Neurology: Approaches to Translation”, with Professor Mary Reilly (University College London) as the Keynote Speaker. The symposium will be held at the ANZAC Research Institute,…

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The ANZAC Centenary – Remembering 100 Years of Service

Anzac silhouette

The First World War & the Beginning of the ANZAC Tradition On August 4, 1914 Britain declared war on Germany. Australia then in turn quickly pledged its support for its ally and volunteer recruiting then began shortly after. The Australian Defence Act (1903) stipulated that the government could only use conscripts to fight on Australian…

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New ANZAC Research Institute ‘Discovery’ Newsletter Available

New ANZAC Research Institute 'Discovery' Newsletter Available

Discovery is the ANZAC Research Institute´s newsletter; providing information about new developments and ongoing research projects at the Institute. It also introduces some of our top scientists and provides human interest stories of how their research work benefits patients, at Concord Hospital and in the wider community. To access the newsletters, simply click on the…

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CRGH Early Career Research Prize Awarded to Konstantin Horas

CRGH Early Career Research Prize Awarded to Konstantin Horas

On Monday 18th August, Dr Konstantin Horas from the ANZAC Research Institutes’s Bone Biology group presented with three other finalists and was awarded the Concord Repatriation General Hospital (CRGH) Early Career Research Prize for 2014. Congratulations Konstantin!  

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