A West Australian health expert who has made a substantial contribution to training Indigenous doctors over many years is the winner of an award from the Leaders in Indigenous Medical Education (LIME) Network, a project run by the Medical Deans of Australia and New Zealand.
Professor Alan Robson, Vice-Chancellor of The University of Western Australia, today welcomed the appointment of leading paediatrician and infectious diseases specialist Professor Jonathan Carapetis as Director of Perth's Telethon Institute for Child Health Research.
Research projects at The University of Western Australia and The University of Queensland have received a total of more than $425,000 in the second round of UWA-UQ Bilateral Research Collaboration Awards funding.
The University of Western Australia has confirmed its reputation as a national leader in research after being awarded more than $25 million in funding for 53 grants through the National Health and Medical Research Council.
A recent epidemic of potentially life-threatening food allergies is affecting one in 10 Australian infants, according to a new book by Winthrop Professor Susan Prescott from The University of Western Australia.
A global collaboration that included 450 West Australian participants and researchers from The University of Western Australia in the world's biggest schizophrenia study has found new DNA links to bipolar disorder.
A health professional education post graduate student from The University of Western Australia has been acknowledged at the 2011 Nursing a Midwifery Excellence Awards for her dedication to improving transfusion services.