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Ovaries reveal keys to managing fertility and obesity

Research into the proper functioning of the ovary is revealing exciting new directions for improved fertility management, policymaking in relation to obesity, and even enhanced animal breeding.

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High Omega-3 eggs with Solar Eggs

Getting some extra omega-3 fatty acids in your diet will soon be easier with enriched eggs developed through a collaboration between the University of Adelaide and South Australian egg producer Solar Eggs.

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Taking up the fight

From fighting antibiotic resistance to boosting immunisation’s impact and demystifying neurodevelopmental disability, University of Adelaide scientists are working to give people all over the world a better quality of life.

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First nations, first principles

Building on a foundation of respectful partnership, the University of Adelaide is working closely with Indigenous Australian communities to create opportunity, enhance wellbeing and deepen understanding of a remarkable cultural history.

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Accuracy ascending

The University of Adelaide is taking measurement and sensing to unprecedented levels of sensitivity, enabling step-change advances in defence, health, astronomy, food and wine.

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Gluten-free bread products with Riviera Bakery

Gluten-free bread products are often considered inferior in texture and taste compared to regular bread, but that is set to change with Riviera Bakery partnering with the University of Adelaide

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Quick smart: AI disease diagnosis now a reality

A collaboration between the University’s Australian Centre for Visual Technologies (ACVT) and Adelaide-based LBT Innovations (LBT) has given humanity a powerful new weapon in the fight against infectious disease.

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Shortening the road to recovery following lower-limb fracture

Enabling more lower-limb fracture patients to recover their normal level of functioning.

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Aiding early diagnosis of autism and intellectual disability

A large international study has identified 38 novel genes for autism and intellectual disability, raising hopes for more accurate diagnoses and earlier interventions.

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Putting the brakes on prostate cancer

An international research team has discovered a key factor in the spread of prostate cancer.

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Career able: empowering people with disability to find meaningful work

An online resource for people living with disability is set to improve the confidence and wellbeing of users, and boost the national economy.

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Harnessing big data to protect SA’s children

Whole-of-government database to “join the dots” enabling more effective interventions for children at risk of harm or poor health outcomes.

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Saving the minds of those who serve

The largest study of its kind into the mental health of service personnel.

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Curbing chemo

PhD student Hannah Wardill may have uncovered the secret to making chemotherapy significantly less uncomfortable for cancer patients

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Taking up the fight against meningococcal B

A landmark study on a meningococcal B vaccine could result in it being re-considered for funding in Australia and overseas.

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Could healthier gums help Indigenous beat kidney disease?

Our Indigenous Oral Health Unit looks into one of Indigenous Australians’ greatest health threats—chronic kidney disease.

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Superbugs, is the risk real?

The University of Adelaide has joined the fight against ‘superbugs’ in Australian pets and livestock as well as humans.

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Zeroing in on type 1

Identifying the likely environmental triggers behind the rapid rise of childhood-onset type 1 diabetes

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Assoc Prof. Jeremy Thompson

Working in reproductive health, across both humans and livestock, Jeremy explores the determinants of developmental potential within mammalian oocytes and early embryos.

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Indigenous health and tobacco cessation

Tobacco use for Indigenous Australians is 2.5 times greater than the non-Indigenous Population. PhD candidate, Kristin Carson seeks to close this gap.

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Harsha Padmanabhan

PhD Student Harsha is developing non-invasive gene therapy treatment for Cystic fibrosis patients, in the form of an aerosol spray.

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Infertility and Clinical In Vitro Fertilisation

Dr Deirdre Zander-Fox is improving clinical IVF laboratory technology to benefit infertile patients

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Prof. Deb White

Deb’s research focuses on the treatment of patients with chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML) and acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL).

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