The University of Sydney, Company Profile

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The Origins of ANGISIn mid April 1990 Sydney University's Professor of Electrical Engineering Trevor Cole, known for his interest in interdisciplinary projects, was approached by Alex Reisner, then a visiting scholar in the department -- would Cole be interested in supporting a nationally accessible service of databases and analytical software to assist Australian molecular biologists and biotechnologists? Cole spoke to Peter Reeves, Head of Microbiology, who supported the suggestion and on May 1st Reeves called together representatives of six university biomedical departments. Each offered to put up $2,000 of seed funding with the understanding that a functional service must be up and running by July 1.


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Romayne McAuliffe

bmj;361/may25_11/k2255/FAF1faRomayne McAuliffe was born in Sydney and educated at St Vincent’s College, where she became dux. Her studies at Sydney University entailed a two year residency at Sydney...

Kids born later in the year can still excel in sport

(University of Sydney) A child's birth month shouldn't affect their long-term prospects in high-level sport and those who hold off on specialising until later years may be the most successful, accordi...

Prediction method for epileptic seizures developed

(University of Sydney) University of Sydney engineers led by Dr. Omid Kavehei have developed a machine-learning and AI-powered algorithm to predict the onset of epileptic seizures.

Once overlooked, 2,500-year old coffin may offer clues into ancient Egypt

By Colin Packham SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian academics could help unlock mysteries around ancient Egypt after discovering that a 2,500-year old coffin might contain the remains of a prestigious mum...

Rethinking childbirth education could save AU $97 million p.a.

(NICM, Western Sydney University) Research led by The University of Notre Dame Australia, NICM and Western Sydney University, shows antenatal education not only reduces the rates of medical interventi...

Impact of misunderstanding genetic tests for heart conditions

(University of Sydney) Patients who undergo genetic testing for inherited heart disease need to be better informed to know how to interpret the results and understand the impact the results will have ...

Kids exposed to general anaesthestic have poorer development, literacy and numeracy scores

(University of Sydney) Exposure to general anaesthestic up to age four raises the risk of poor child development and reduced literacy and numeracy as measured by school tests, new research led by the ...

Australia to join global health and climate change initiative

(University of Sydney) Australia is set to join a global initiative tracking progress on health and climate change, say University of Sydney and Macquarie University authors of a Perspective in today'...

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Antigenic characterization of a novel recombinant GII.P16-GII.4 Sydney norovirus strain with minor sequence variation leading to antibody escape.

Human noroviruses are the leading cause of acute gastroenteritis. Strains of the GII.4 genotype cause pandemic waves associated with viral evolution and subsequent antigenic drift and ligand binding m...

Intergenotype Recombination among New Norovirus GII.4 Variants in the Complete Genome.

GII.4 noroviruses (NoVs) are a major cause of acute gastroenteritis in humans. A new variant of GII.4, the Sydney variant, has recently become more prevalent on a global scale. Intragenotype recombina...

Characteristics of people attending psychiatric clinics in inner Sydney homeless hostels.

To describe the characteristics of people attending mental health clinics at shelters for the homeless in inner city Sydney.

Adapting to Sydney's local government boundaries changes: a population health perspective.

The territory of a Local Health District (LHD) comprises multiple local government areas (LGAs). The recent amalgamation of several LGAs in metropolitan Sydney has resulted in two new LGAs being expan...

University management nurse: a grounded theory.

to understand the meaning of the university management performed by nurses managers of the nursing undergraduate course of a public university.

Clinical Trials [1297 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Usability Study of the Commercial Auto-injector Device and the New Auto-injector Device (SYDNEY) in Patients With High or Very High CV Risk With Hypercholesterolemia Not Adequately Controlled With Their Lipid-Modifying Therapy

Primary Objective: To collect real-use (usability) data assessing the robustness and user interaction of the new alirocumab auto-injector device (which is referred to as SYDNEY), in unsup...

Turning Night Into Day: Transcontinental Provision of Telehealth By and For the Emory Community

The purpose of the study is to determine if temporarily relocating clinicians who deliver remote care using the eICU telehealth system to Sydney, Australia will lead to greater job satisfa...

Internet-Delivered Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Anxiety and Depression Amongst French Canadians

This study represents Phase II of a research program involving an international collaboration with Macquarie University (Sydney, Australia) to implement an Internet-based cognitive behavio...

EMR Recurrence Assessment

To prospectively validate the SERT (Sydney EMR Recurrence Tool) scoring system for adenoma recurrence rates around the endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR) scar after wide field-EMR with the...

Use of Maytenus Ilicifolia in the Treatment of Dyspepsia

This study aims to evaluate the therapeutic effect of the infusion of Maytenus ilicifolia Mart. ex Reiss leaves, used for 8 weeks, on patients with dyspepsia. Primary endpoint is SODA scor...

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The University of Sydney,

The Origins of ANGISIn mid April 1990 Sydney University's Professor of Electrical Engineering Trevor Cole, known for his interest in interdisciplinary projects, was approached by Alex Reisner, then a ...

Biotron Limited

Biotron Limited was incorporated in 1999 to fund, manage, develop and commercialize the research outcomes of several programs at the John Curtin School of Medical Research (JCSMR) at the Australian Na...

Professor John Mathews and Dr. Hao Tan

Professor Mathews is professor of strategic management at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia. As a specialist in technology and innovation, he is interested in the renewable energy industries a...

Auspherix Pty Ltd

Auspherix Pty Ltd is an early-stage anti-infectives company developing novel antibiotics to treat resistant bacterial diseases. It was spun out from the ithree institute at the Un...

Sydney Morning Herald

The Sydney Morning Herald, Australia's most prestigious daily newspaper, is published on the Web after midnight from Monday to Saturday. On Sunday, news and features are added from The Sun-Herald. The...

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