Today Tonight screened a story "Unstoppable superbugs - how Adelaide is leading the race to save humanity" on Thursday 2 June. Professor PJ Wormald and one of his patients, Martin Darling, discuss the world-first "phage therapy" trial and the process involved for progressing their research. The Today Tonight story expanded on the research being undertaken in Adelaide following an episode of ABC's Catalyst program that went to air on April 19. [photo: Dr Mian Ooi, with TT crew]
The Hospital Research Foundation has announced the successful recipients of the 2016 Grant Funding round. These recipients are based at the Basil Hetzel Institute, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital (TQEH). Congratulations to Dr Isuru Ranasinghe, Professor John Beltrame, Professor Eric Gowans and Associate Professor Wendy Ingman who each receive $100,000.
Khamis Tomusange is a PhD student in the Virology Laboratory at the BHI. A story about him and his motivation for finding a cure for HIV was featured on ABC online yesterday. Khamis is supported by an international scholarship from The Hospital Research Foundation, which also had a story about his research last week.
Professor John Beltrame, from the Translational Vascular Function Research Collaborative, and an international group of cardiologists have established new guidelines for diagnosing Coronary Artery Spasm, a dangerous heart condition that is difficult to diagnose. Channel 9 newsclip.