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Friday, 30 September 2022.

Barwon Health Cancer Services Trials Unit sees reduction in cancer return after new adjuvant therapy

Barwon Health Cancer Services Trials Unit (CSTU) have taken part in a successful clinical trial of an immunotherapy agent (Opdivo) that saw a significant reduction in the return of melanoma after...

Friday, 30 September 2022.

Recognition for Barwon Health Cath Lab Nurse Researcher

Congratulations to Barwon Health Cath Lab nurse Nathan Herbert, who has received an award for his research poster exploring the impact of COVID-19 lockdowns on regional STEMI (St-elevation...

Tuesday, 23 August 2022.

Barwon Health part of new research project to improve outcomes for children with hip dysplasia

Congratulations to Mr Richard Angliss MBBS, FRACS (Ortho), FAOrthoA, chief investigator in a $2.5 million Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) grant recently awarded to establish a state-wide...

Thursday, 28 July 2022.

Barwon Health contributes to trial of blood test to spare colon cancer patients from unnecessary chemotherapy

Over 20 hospitals from across Australia were involved in a world first clinical trial to investigate a new blood test that could revolutionise how chemotherapy is used for colon cancer, by...

Monday, 06 June 2022.

Celebrating International Clinical Trials Day

Barwon Health and Deakin University clinical trials teams gathered together on International Clinical Trials Day to celebrate the remarkable work they do every day. Barwon Health has been...

Wednesday, 11 May 2022.

Potential pathway linking infant infections to cardiovascular disease risk

Researchers have discovered a potential pathway linking early life infections to cardiovascular disease risk later in adulthood, offering opportunities for targeted intervention. The study, led by...

Tuesday, 12 April 2022.

Harnessing the power of mindfulness to improve health and wellbeing

Two new peer-reviewed publications from Barwon Health and Deakin University researchers have highlighted the potential for mindfulness to improve health outcomes for people with depression, anxiety...

Monday, 28 March 2022.

A fine legacy continues: The 2022 recipients of the Renée Sheedy Scholarship

Barwon Health is once again honoured to award the Renée Sheedy Scholarship to allied health professionals in memory of Dr Renée Sheedy. The scholarship fund was established in 2017 to honour the...

Tuesday, 22 March 2022.

Celebrating 3 impact-full years of the Allied Health Research & Knowledge Translation Program

PROGRAM BACKGROUND Barwon Health (BH) Allied Health & South West Healthcare (SWH) jointly bid for 1 of 10 recurrently funded 3-year positions in the Victorian Allied Health Research &...

Wednesday, 09 February 2022.

Barwon Health Cancer Services Trials Unit – a new name for a new era

One in two Australian men and women will be diagnosed with cancer by the age of 85. Locally, patients know they have the care and expertise of staff within Barwon Health Cancer Services when...
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