Supporting young Australians as they navigate COVID-19.
Supporting young Australians as they navigate COVID-19.
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The COVID-19 pandemic has devastated lives and economies globally. Read about Burnet’s multifaceted COVID-19 response including vaccines, antivirals, diagnostics and public health.
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Read about EVE-M: Transforming women’s sexual and reproductive health, how we aim to end the TB epidemic by 2030 and an update on Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies.
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Eliminating some of the world’s biggest infectious diseases killers - HIV, malaria and hepatitis C - headlines this edition. Find out why EC Australia is also a game-changer in Australia. Enjoy!
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A special malaria edition focussing on the efforts towards eliminating this deadly disease. Reads also about our microbiome research and Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies project in PNG.
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Read about detecting diseases at point-of-care, how infancy gives clues to health in old age and Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies program special feature.
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Read about SuperMIX, how the immune system fights drug resistant malaria, disease elimination, the latest on maternal child health, and one researcher’s Antarctic adventure.
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Read about the new global threat of ZIka; the challenges of ageing with HIV, and how the Burnet uses maths and big data to save lives.
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Celebrating 30 Years of Excellence, Innovation, Impact. Read about Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Study 1 and research into sexting, pornography and youth.
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The challenges of eliminating malaria, our extensive research and health projects in Myanmar, and the world-leading TAP project - a key to hepatitis C elimination, feature in this edition.
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Find out about our research studies underway in East New Britain, PNG in this latest updated Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies edition.
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Discovering new drugs for HIV prevention, methamphetamine use in Victoria, health initiatives in China (Tibet Health), and the Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies program are featured.
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A special edition about our Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies research program tackling maternal and newborn deaths in Papua New Guinea.
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In this special HIV edition, we reflect on 30+ years since the virus was discovered and highlight the cutting-edge HIV research underway at Burnet.
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Fighting tuberculosis in Timor-Leste, one of the most challenging health issues in the new nation. Read about HIV in the brain, advances in malaria research and social media’s role in health.
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As a boy, Dr Clovis Palmer collected clippings about HIV - now he is working towards a cure! Find out about our TB research in PNG, a rapid HIV test trial, and work in China.
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Myanmar has some of the worst health indicators globally, our CD4 point-of-care test heads to sub-Saharan Africa and PNG, and learn about the Outreach program working with Melbourne’s most vulnerable.
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Discover the global effort towards influenza vaccination, exciting research using dendritic cells to develop new treatments for cancer and Crohn’s disease, and our international health programs in Papua New Guinea.
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Ex-prisoners are dying at a rate 10 times that of those in custody according to new research by Burnet’s Dr Stuart Kinner and also find out about the effectiveness of Australia’s Aid program.
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In our special 25th Anniversary edition we reflect on our achievements and look forward to building capacity, expertise and leadership to address the significant global health challenges facing poor and vulnerable communities.
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We celebrate the 50th anniversary of Sir Frank Macfarlane Burnet receiving the Nobel Prize for Medicine and outline the Hit and Miss project exploring post-release support for prisoners.
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A decade has passed since supervised injecting places were last seriously considered (and then rejected) as an option for Victoria. Professor Robert Power presents a dispassionate review of this harm-reduction option.
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HIV: The epidemic 30 years on. Find out about our HIV work from the laboratory to the field and our work on TB in South Africa,
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Health authorities alerted the world that the A (H1N1) virus, known as ‘swine flu’ could cause a pandemic. Discover how Burnet projects will inform government policy in the future.
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Find out about the major health issues facing Papua New Guinea and Burnet’s long association with our nearest neighbour from the research perspectives of our four Centres.
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Discover how Burnet is tackling malaria – a blood-borne infection –which causes more than one million deaths a year, by expanding our capacity for malaria research.
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Find out more about Burnet’s work to prevent Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) using novel approaches to understand blood clot formation and how these can be prevented.
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Burnet researchers are developing new therapies that target early events in arthritis that can affect one in six Australians. Read about our studies into rheumatoid arthritis.
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Find our about the effects of the WHO’s and UNAIDS confirmation that male circumcision should be added to current interventions to reduce the spread of HIV.
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Containment and control of Avian Influenza is a key issue explored from a public health and research perspective as the threat of the virus mutating captured world attention.
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Discover how a merger of the Burnet Institute and Austin Research Institute brought together two of Australia’s leading research and public health institutes under one banner.
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Burnet Institute and the Royal Melbourne Hospital are investigating why HIV-infected women have a reduced immunity to malaria. Read about our work in the Sri Lankan tea estates.
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The Burnet Institute’s Centre for International Health recently expanded its work in Mozambique. Read about Burnet’s work in Chimoio and Maputo.
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