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.
Congratulations to three members of Professor Eric Gowans' Virology Group who were awarded prizes at the 11th National Scientific Workshop of the Australian Centre for HIV and Hepatitis Virology Research (ACH2) which was held in the Hunter Valley, NSW, in December 2015.