Scientists will be able to harness the power of big data to unravel the genetics of cancer on a scale not seen before in Australia, with the launch of the Genomics Innovation Hub, a collaborative effort led by the University of Melbourne and the Australian Genomics Research Facility (AGRF).
Following an international search, local expert Professor Jennifer Philip has been appointed to the prestigious position of Chair of Palliative Medicine. The position was created by The University of Melbourne and St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne as part of their commitment to the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre’s (VCCC) Leaders in Cancer strategy*.
University of Melbourne researchers have found an increase in heart attacks around the festive period may be due more difficult access to hospitals, combined with stress, an excess of alcohol and a fatty diet.
According to new research by academics from University of Melbourne and Monash University, using social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter and Myspace contributes to good mental health for many users.