A clinical trial which took more than a decade to complete but produced compelling evidence for a change in the treatment of premature babies has been named the Australian Clinical Trials Alliance (ACTA) Trial of the Year.
Polypharmacy in the elderly
For many elderly Australians, a regimen of several prescription drugs is a daily fact of life.Over time, often beginning in middle age, health consumers can accumulate prescriptions to the point where they are using more medications than is medically necessary.
Sydney Health Partners Symposium
Watch the highlights from our Symposium, Research Translation in a Complex Health System.
NOVEL LOW-COST GENE TEST COULD IMPROVE TREATMENT OF BREAST CANCER
Dr Dinny Graham
A low-cost test to more accurately predict which breast cancers are at higher risk of relapse and thus inform better treatment decisions, is being pioneered by researchers and clinicians in the Sydney Health Partners network.
Opinion Piece: How $10 million in medical research funding can transform the health system, and transform lives
Sydney Health Partners’ Chief Executive Professor Garry Jennings AO on how funding from the Medical Research Future Fund can deliver new solutions to the health system, and improve the health and wellbeing of the community.
Sydney Health Partners welcomes Federal Government's announcement of funding for translational research
We welcome the Federal Government's announcement of $10 million in funding from the Medical Research Futures Fund to support AHRTCs.
Opinion Piece: We all have a right to medical care. But with that comes responsibilities
Professor David Celermajer, of Sydney Health Partners' members The University of Sydney and Sydney Local Health District's RPA Hospital, talks about the
importance of organ donation in his recent opinion piece.
Call for abstracts: 6th Annual NHMRC Symposium on Research Translation
The call for abstracts is now open for this year's Symposium, which will be co-hosted with the Lowitja Institute in Brisbane from 14-15 November. The theme is "The Butterfly Effect: Translating knowledge into Action for Positive Change", with a focus on the action needed to improve the health and wellbeing of Australia's First Peoples through effective translation of health, wellbeing and medical research into policy and practice.
Study finds one energy drink dangerous for some
A world-first study by cardiologists from Sydney Local Health District’s Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and the Centenary Institute, members of Sydney Health Partners, has found that having just one to two energy drinks could be life-threatening for some young people with no known history of heart disease.
Breakthrough in treating asbestos related cancer
Researchers at the Asbestos Diseases Research Institute, part of Sydney Health Partners, have announced one of the most significant breakthroughs
in asbestos related cancer treatment in a decade. See the patient stories of those who have benefited on Channel 9's A Current Affair.
Evaluation Report: Sydney Health Partners Annual Forum
Read the evaluation of our 2017 Annual Forum System.