We are proud to announce that The Centenary Institute’s Associate Professor Mark Gorrell, Head of the Molecular Hepatology Laboratory, has been appointed to the Academic Board of the University of Sydney. The Academic Board of each Australian University is an important driver of policy and strategy and consists of elected and appointed academics and elected students from all faculties. The University of Sydney’s Academic Board has a responsibility to encourage and maintain the highest standards in teaching, scholarship and research. The Academic Board reports to the University Senate and provides academic advice to both Senate and the Vice-Chancellor on all academic matters, including academic aspects of the University’s strategic plan, priorities and policies.
4 April, 2017
Meet Dr Bobby BoumelhemDr Bobby Boumelhem, a dedicated researcher at the Centenary Institute, is on a mission to enhance the quality of life for individuals grappling with liver disease. Diseases such as hepatitis, liver cancer, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and cirrhosis pose significant health challenges.News Type: ProfilesDate
Cancer drug for COVID-19Researchers, including Dr Matt Johansen from the Centenary UTS Centre for Inflammation and Professor Phil Hansbro, Director of the Centenary UTS Centre for Inflammation, have discovered that a cancer drug could play an important role in limiting the damaging effects of lung disease in COVID-19 patients.News Type: Research NewsDate
Centenary Institute supports the VoiceAs a medical research institute deeply committed to improving the health outcomes of all Australians, the Centenary Institute wholeheartedly endorses the principles of voice, treaty, and truth, and gives its full support to the Voice to Parliament.News Type: InstituteDate
Link between gut bacteria and long-term COVID-19 effects revealedResearchers, including from the Centenary Institute, have highlighted a potential link between gut microbiota (the collection of bacteria residing in the digestive system) and enduring health problems experienced by individuals who have recovered from COVID-19.News Type: Research NewsDate