This edition highlights research projects across a broad range of topics, including cancer immunology, youth mental health, Indigenous research workforce building, neurosurgical devices, tuberculosis, coronary disease, respiratory disease rehabilitation, depression and the economic evaluation of cancer treatment.
The projects showcased are representative of hundreds of successful high-quality projects funded each year by NHMRC.
Together with his MBI colleagues - A/Prof Greg Fox, Prof Vitali Sintchenko, Prof Jan-Willem Alffenaar and Prof Warwick Britton - Ben continues his mission to raise awareness of childhood tuberculosis (TB) and the transmissibility of drug-resistant TB . In early 2021 their work was recognised as one of NHMRC's 10 of the Best.
Wealthy countries with good socioeconomic conditions and health care systems like Australia are at low risk of major TB outbreaks — but Australia can make a big contribution through research and advocacy