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Congratulations to Professor André La Gerche
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February 2024

Congratulations to Professor André La Gerche

Congratulations to André La Gerche on his promotion to Professor.

Congratulations to Dr Matthew Lacorcia
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February 2024

Congratulations to Dr Matthew Lacorcia

Matt has been awarded a JDRF Postdoctoral Fellowship for his work on developing an early diagnostic test for type 1 diabetes.

The heart of it
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October 2023

The heart of it

Congratulations to Associate Professor Jon Oakhill who has been awarded a Heart foundation Vanguard grant to test a potential new drug treatment for a common underlying cause of cardiovascular disease.

Thank you from the Jade Lantern
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November 2023

Thank you from the Jade Lantern

Research from six of SVI’s brightest scientists will be supported in 2024 thanks to the generosity of supporters who attended SVI's recent For the Love of Science event at the Fitzroy Town Hall.

New early diagnostic test for Friedreich ataxia heart disease
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January 2024

New early diagnostic test for Friedreich ataxia heart disease

Associate Professor Shiang (MAX) Lim has been awarded funding to work on the development of a new, non-invasive test to diagnose and monitor heart disease in people with a genetic condition that, up until now, has made diagnosis impossible.

SVI joins in search for new treatments for a deadly disease
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November 2023

SVI joins in search for new treatments for a deadly disease

Associate Professor Jon Oakhill has been awarded NHMRC funding as part of a collaboration with James Cook University and other national and international institutions to advance the management of a deadly disorder causing weakening of the main abdominal artery.

New hope for type 1 diabetes
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December 2023

New hope for type 1 diabetes

An Australian world-first clinical trial published today in the New England Journal of Medicine, has shown that a commonly prescribed rheumatoid arthritis drug can preserve the body’s own insulin production and suppress the progression of type 1 diabetes (T1D) in those newly diagnosed with the condition.

New head at the heart of it
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October 2023

New head at the heart of it

Clinician-researcher Associate Professor André La Gerche has been appointed head of the new Heart, Exercise and Research Trials lab.

New Heart, Exercise and Research Trials lab, powered by partnership with VCCRI
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September 2023

New Heart, Exercise and Research Trials lab, powered by partnership with VCCRI

Clinician-researcher Associate Professor André La Gerche has been appointed head of the new Heart, Exercise and Research Trials lab.

The secrets in our genes
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July 2023

The secrets in our genes

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Irene Gallego Romero as Head of SVI’s new Human Genomics and Evolution Laboratory.