ARC grants abound in Griffith Health

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Identification of the genes involved in human memory is just one of the Griffith research studies to receive funding as part of this year’s ARC (Australian Research Council) Discovery funding. Research leader Professor Lyn Griffiths from the Griffith Health Institute said it had “made her day” to receive a total of $570,000 for the study, […]

Testing tickers during training

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Griffith Health Institute (GHI) researchers are focusing on healthy hearts to provide valuable knowledge and effective rehabilitation programs for those with heart disease. The new study involves a group of endurance athletes aiming to determine the effects of prolonged exercise on heart function. “Minor changes to your heart can affect your entire body,” said Associate Professor Luke Haseler, […]

Top Fellowship for Griffith Health professor

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Griffith Health Institute Professor of Preventative Health, Suzanne Chambers has been awarded the prestigious William Rudder Fellowship for 2012 by Cancer Council Queensland (CCQ). The award is a travelling fellowship which Professor Chambers will use to deepen her research connections in the US, most notably through the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Institute in New York and […]

Improving outcomes for cancer patients

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The psycho-oncology research fellow has just taken up a position at the Griffith Health Institute following a two year period working at the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) in the United States. In conjunction with Cancer Council Queensland, Dr Morris is currently developing a research program to develop studies aimed at cancer prevention and […]