Congratulations to 30th TQEH Research Expo award winners

Every October for the past 30 years TQEH Research Expo has been held. This event now forms part of C



Professor PJ Wormald and the phage therapy trial targeted at antibiotic-resistant “superbugs”

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]

PhD student Cher-Rin Chong is flying off to Oxford for a prestigious post-doc!

Cher-Rin Chong leaves for Oxford, England, on May 30, having been awarded the prestigious Oxford Nuffield Medical Fellowship in 2015. Cher-Rin submitted her PhD thesis for research completed under the supervision of Professor John Horowitz and Associate Professor Betty Sallustio at the Basil Hetzel Institute, TQEH. A story about her work can be found on The Hospital Research Foundation website. At the University of Oxford Cher-Rin will work with Professor Kieran Clarke and her research group in the Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics.

PhD student Dijana Miljkovic’s research in ‘The Lead’ article

An article about BHI PhD student Dijana Miljkovic's research (from the ENT Surgery research group, led by Professor PJ Wormald) was published in The Lead yesterday.

Dr Basil Hetzel AC one of 5 prominent nonagenarians to welcome the Queen into their exclusive club!

Dr Basil Hetzel AC, after whom the BHI is named, is one of 5 prominent nonagenarians to welcome the Queen into their exclusive Nonagenarian Club. Read the full story in The Advertiser. Photo: Matt Turner.

PhD student Khamis Tomusange story on ABC online

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.
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