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Study finds metals in food a concern

Wednesday, 03 December 2014 Schools > Medical Sciences > News and events > School of Medical Sciences > 2014 > 12

WA children are being exposed to potentially elevated levels of metals in their food according to Dr Anna Callan.

Participants needed for research developing a blood test for Melanoma

Wednesday, 29 October 2014 Schools > Medical Sciences > News and events > ECU Melanoma Research Group > 2014 > 10

The Melanoma Research Group needs participants for research into developing a routine blood test for Melanoma.

Melanoma: A Revolution in Treatments and Research

Tuesday, 12 August 2014 Schools > Medical Sciences > News and events > ECU Melanoma Research Group > 2014 > 08

Discover the latest melanoma treatments and research at a public lecture during National Science Week.

Congratulations Professor Ralph Martins

Tuesday, 12 August 2014 Schools > Medical Sciences > News and events > Centre of Excellence for Alzheimer's Disease Research and Care > 2014 > 08

Professor Ralph Martins continues to work on enhancing the lives of people as they age.

HoT ‘n’ Deadly!

Wednesday, 02 July 2014 Schools > Medical Sciences > News and events > School of Medical Sciences > 2014 > 07

ECU welcomed 27 Aboriginal high school students to the Joondalup Campus last week to take part in fun health and science activities.

New scholarship a plan for success

Thursday, 26 June 2014 Schools > Medical Sciences > News and events > School of Medical Sciences > 2014 > 06

Brienna Forster is counting down the days until she flies to Bali, but her six-month stay will be no holiday.

Funding boost for home hospital research

Monday, 26 May 2014 Schools > Medical Sciences > News and events > School of Medical Sciences > 2014 > 05

ECU researchers will investigate ways to reduce hospitalisation rates for aged care facility residents after being awarded a grant worth more than $300,000.

Paramedics heading for the Top End

Wednesday, 02 April 2014 Schools > Medical Sciences > News and events > School of Medical Sciences > 2014 > 03

Some of ECU’s top Paramedical Science students are off to the Top End after being recruited as paramedics by St Johns Ambulance NT. 

Melanoma early detection hope

Thursday, 20 March 2014 Schools > Medical Sciences > News and events > ECU Melanoma Research Group > 2014 > 03

Melanoma could soon be detected in its early stages using a new blood test, thanks to a $450,000 grant to ECU.

Native plum treatment for Alzheimer’s disease

Wednesday, 12 March 2014 Schools > Medical Sciences > News and events > Centre of Excellence for Alzheimer's Disease Research and Care > 2014 > 03

A native WA plum could be powerful new weapon in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease.

Dementia a growing concern for China and the world

Tuesday, 11 June 2013 Schools > Medical Sciences > News and events > School of Medical Sciences > 2013 > 06

Prestigious medical journal publishes study into Alzheimer's and dementia prevalence in China.

ECU scientists lead the way on Alzheimer's research

Tuesday, 11 June 2013 Schools > Medical Sciences > News and events > School of Medical Sciences > 2013 > 06

NHMRC grant funds research into early-onset Alzheimer's disease.

ECU to lead training and research in innovative NT Health program

Friday, 25 January 2013 Schools > Medical Sciences > News and events > School of Medical Sciences > 2013 > 01

ECU partners with St John Ambulance Northern Territory on the Extended Care Paramedic Program.

Testosterone to treat Alzheimer's

Thursday, 17 January 2013 Schools > Medical Sciences > News and events > Centre of Excellence for Alzheimer's Disease Research and Care > 2013 > 01

An ECU researcher has been awarded half a million dollars to conduct a world-first clinical trial using testosterone and fish oil to treat Alzheimer’s disease.

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