Great progress has been made on breast cancer in recent decades. Five-year survival rates in Australia are up to 91%, while 83% survive beyond 10 years. Yet the disease still claims thousands annually; and treatment often leaves those who do survive with significantly impaired quality of life. Our researchers, however, may just have the answer.
With the University of Adelaide’s help, South Australia’s Barngarla people are speaking their Indigenous language for the first time in half a century.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Research shows efforts to educate Australian women on their nutritional needs during and after pregnancy—and provide clear instructions regarding the correct and safe use of infant formula—are falling dangerously short.
Groundbreaking analysis of preserved Neandertal oral bacteria has provided the world’s first genetic evidence of their lifestyles.
Enabling more lower-limb fracture patients to recover their normal level of functioning.
A large international study has identified 38 novel genes for autism and intellectual disability, raising hopes for more accurate diagnoses and earlier interventions.
An international research team has discovered a key factor in the spread of prostate cancer.
An online resource for people living with disability is set to improve the confidence and wellbeing of users, and boost the national economy.
Whole-of-government database to “join the dots” enabling more effective interventions for children at risk of harm or poor health outcomes.
The largest study of its kind into the mental health of service personnel.
PhD student Hannah Wardill may have uncovered the secret to making chemotherapy significantly less uncomfortable for cancer patients
A landmark study on a meningococcal B vaccine could result in it being re-considered for funding in Australia and overseas.
Our Indigenous Oral Health Unit looks into one of Indigenous Australians’ greatest health threats—chronic kidney disease.
The University of Adelaide has joined the fight against ‘superbugs’ in Australian pets and livestock as well as humans.
Identifying the likely environmental triggers behind the rapid rise of childhood-onset type 1 diabetes
Working in reproductive health, across both humans and livestock, Jeremy explores the determinants of developmental potential within mammalian oocytes and early embryos.
Tobacco use for Indigenous Australians is 2.5 times greater than the non-Indigenous Population. PhD candidate, Kristin Carson seeks to close this gap.
PhD Student Harsha is developing non-invasive gene therapy treatment for Cystic fibrosis patients, in the form of an aerosol spray.