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...

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...

Sunscreen reduces melanoma risk by 40 per cent in young people

(University of Sydney) A world-first study led by University of Sydney has found that Australians aged 18-40 years who were regular users of sunscreen in childhood reduced their risk of developing mel...

Women under-treated for heart attacks die at twice the rate of men

(University of Sydney) Cardiac specialists say they are alarmed by new research findings led by the University of Sydney showing that women admitted to 41 Australian hospitals with serious heart attac...

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 ...

Can video game exercises help chronic low back pain?

(University of Sydney) New research from University of Sydney has found home-based video-game exercises can reduce chronic low back pain in older people by 27 percent, which is comparable to benefits ...

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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Vale New Medical School (the Blackburn Building), University of Sydney.

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.

A managed alcohol program in Sydney, Australia: Acceptability, cost-savings and non-beverage alcohol use.

Managed alcohol programs (MAPs) are a novel harm reduction intervention for people who experience long-term homelessness and severe long-term alcohol dependence. MAPs provide regulated amounts of alco...

Clinical Trials [1392 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...

HIV, Buprenorphine, and the Criminal Justice System (STRIDE2)

STRIDE2 is a longitudinal, non-randomized study of individuals living with HIV who are dependent on opioids. This study is funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (R01DA030768, Alti...

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...

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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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