Developing new methods to detect Gastro
Flinders University Associate Professor Jill Carr is working to develop new methods to detect Norovirus – a common and highly infectious form of gastro.
Jill recently received a Flinders Foundation Health Seed Grant for the world-first trial, which aims to stop costly gastro outbreaks sweeping through schools, aged care facilities and hospital wards.
Human norovirus causes rapid onset and explosive vomiting and diarrhoea, with an estimated 1.8 million cases in Australia each year.
The Advertiser wrote a story on Jill's work that appeared in the newspaper on Jan 31, 2019, you can read the story below and find out more about Jill's research project here.
New three-year Brain Cancer Research Fellowship
Flinders Foundation has announced a new three-year Brain Cancer Research Fellowship, to be shared between Associate Professor Simon Conn and Dr Cedric Bardy.
New Flinders Cancer Wellness Centre Opens to Ease Cancer Burden
Patients and their families affected by cancer will receive additional support from today with the opening of a new cancer wellness centre at Flinders Medical Centre to mark World Cancer Day.
A simple injection could better manage the pain of patients with knee osteoarthritis
Thanks to your generous support, Flinders’ Professor Michael Shanahan will investigate whether a simple injection could better manage the pain of patients with knee osteoarthritis
Flinders Foundation funds 31 health and medical research projects
The next health or medical discovery is a step closer, with thirty-one exciting research projects across the Flinders medical precinct receiving funding in Flinders Foundation’s annual Health Seed Grant Round.
Bouncedown for Brad
A special group of friends recently gathered for their annual footy match
Patricia’s thanks for new life-saving ECMO machine
It was a beautiful moment when we recently welcomed patient Patricia back to Flinders Medical Centre
New Ultrasound Equipment for Cancer Patients
Cancer patients at Flinders are receiving faster care at their bedside thanks to new ultrasound equipment.
Little Champions on Today Tonight
Babies in the Flinders Medical Centre Neonatal Unit now have a special memento of their medical journey with the arrival of a new bead program.
Improving the lives of patients with sleep disorders.
With your help, Flinders is now home to a new $4 million high-tech sleep research facility.
You did it! Cancer Wellness Centre set to open in October
In just a few short weeks, patients and their families affected by cancer will be closer to receiving the extra support they need. And it’s all thanks to you!