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ANZAC Research Institute Discovery Newsletter March 2019

New Discovery Newsletter available

March 22, 2019

Learn how research at the ANZAC is putting the breaks on breast cancer, how a generous bequest has provided new equipment in the fight against disease and how blood research could mean better outcomes for Cardiovascular patients. All in the latest ANZAC Research Institute Discovery...

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High Performance Computing

Neurobiology Group Research Team Up With Raijin

December 12, 2018

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...

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ANZAC Research Institute 17th Annual Symposium

ANZAC Research Institute holds 17th Annual Symposium

October 30, 2018

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,...

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advances in microscope facility - Dr Vivien Chen

Amazing advances in microscope facility

January 15, 2018

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...

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Professor Derek Hart

Remembering Professor Derek Hart

December 1, 2017

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...

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Dr Andrew Burgess Microscopy and Cytometry Manager

Targetting genes with the potential to cause breast cancer

November 21, 2017

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...

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Stem cell technology

Advances welcomed in stem cell technology

November 12, 2017

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...

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ANZAC 14th Annual Symposium

ANZAC Research Institute 14th Annual Symposium

July 27, 2015

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....

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Anzac silhouette

The ANZAC Centenary – Remembering 100 Years of Service

April 24, 2015

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...

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New ANZAC Research Institute 'Discovery' Newsletter Available

New ANZAC Research Institute ‘Discovery’ Newsletter Available

March 30, 2015

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...

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