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Fasting diet study tests more than just weight loss

Researchers at the University of Adelaide are putting a popular ‘fasting diet’ to the test. The new study, led by researchers in the University’s School of Medicine, is the first of its kind in the world to measure the impact of alternate day fasting versus a traditional calorie restricted diet on the mechanisms in the […]

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Selecting Dental and Medical Students: the Australian and New Zealand Experience

  When: May 15 – 17 Where: Flinders in the City To provide a professional development activity, co-hosted by two South Australian universities; providing a networking opportunity to discuss and explore selection processes and tools used in Australia and New Zealand. Outcomes To provide a safe, closed academic environment for the professional development of participants, in which […]

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Adelaide G-TRAC Centre Featured on Radio Adelaide

  Following the opening of South Australia’s first aged care training centre, Director, Associate Professor Renuka Visvanathan spoke to Radio Adelaide’s Ewart Shaw on Orbit about how the centre will train our future doctors and help to address the issue of an ageing population in Australia. Learn more  

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Making the most of inspirational leaders

A career-defining experience occurred for a young Alastair Burt during his undergraduate medical training at the University of Glasgow. He fell under the guidance of the inspirational British medical researcher and leader Professor Sir Roddy MacSween. Not only did the relationship nudge the University of Adelaide’s new Dean of Medicine into a more research- focused […]

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Trial asthma drug targets lung inflammation

University of Adelaide researchers at the Royal Adelaide Hospital are involved in the world’s biggest study of its kind investigating a possible new treatment for asthma. Clinical trials are underway looking at an antibiotic treatment which is hoped to reduce inflammation of the lungs in people with persistent asthma. Researchers are now recruiting asthma sufferers […]

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