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U.S. Professor shares his research with G-TRAC

Professor John Morley is the Divisional Director of Geriatrics at St Louis University which focuses on frailty, nutrition, sarcopenia, Alzheimer’s disease and delirium. He visited Adelaide G-TRAC Centre to take part in the G-TRAC Research Workshop on Thursday 7 August. He joined the G-TRAC team for lunch and a tour of the Resthaven Aged Care […]

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G-TRAC Newsletter: Spring 2013

It’s been a fantastic year for the Adelaide G-TRAC Centre which officially opened in February 2013. Our Teaching and Training program has received incredibly positive feedback from students, consumers and age care workers. Our Seminar Series ‘Challenges of Care in an Ageing Population’ has been praised by attendees. Our community engagement events have been a […]

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PhD Scholarship Opportunity: Australian Rotary Health

Australian Rotary Health have 1 PhD Scholarship available in South Australia within the following health area: Alzheimer’s Disease This PhD Scholarship is offered under our Funding Partner Program which is a three way financial commitment between a Rotary Club or District ($11,000pa), Australian Rotary Health (7,000pa), and the administering university or research institute ($11,000pa). The […]

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NEW Adelaide Health Simulation & Skills Centre Website!

The Adelaide Health Simulation & Skills Centre is committed to innovation and excellence – improving patient safety through realistic simulation education. The Adelaide Health Simulation & Skills Centre has a new website at ua.edu.au/health-simulation ! For any feedback on the new website please email simulation@adelaide.edu.au.

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Studying Medicine at the University of Adelaide

Get an insight into studying Medicine at the University of Adelaide. Hear from our Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery students discussing their experiences as medical students at the University of Adelaide. Watch YouTube videos

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Need for debate on when babies should eat solids

A University of Adelaide researcher says it’s time for Australia’s health authorities to rethink advice on how long women breastfeed their children exclusively. Dr Brian Symon, Clinical Senior Lecturer in General Practice at the University of Adelaide and an expert on young children’s sleeping problems, says there is growing evidence to suggest that exclusive breastfeeding may not […]

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Men’s bladder problems may herald heart disease, diabetes

Men who regularly get up more than once a night to pee could be suffering from a range of health conditions, many of which can be treated if GPs look for them, according to University of Adelaide researchers. The condition, known as “nocturia”, is one sign of “overactive bladder syndrome”. “The need to urinate at […]

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Doctors, Robots and the Outback!

Adelaide to Outback General Practice training program are recording a radio show called Doctors, Robots and the Outback. The radio show will involve an expert panel of doctors who will discuss how to encourage more doctors to work in outback Australia and whether or not there are alternatives for the human doctor. In collaboration with Dr […]

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From bench to bedside – Kathleen’s quest for sarcoma treatment

Dr Kathleen Pishas Dr Kathleen Pishas, a postdoctoral researcher with the Sarcoma Research Group in the Centre for Personalised Cancer Medicine has a string of awards and achievements to her name, including the prestigious Ross Wishart Memorial Award. Having recently completed her PhD candidature, Kathleen’s primary research focus is to investigate personalised therapeutic approaches for […]

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Change your world – Postgraduate Research Opportunities

Interested in the next step in your career – a research intensive experience? The School of Medicine offers world-class postgraduate opportunities for students. No matter what your background there will be projects in the School that will suit your interests. In the next few days a booklet detailing research opportunities for 2014 will be mailed […]

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