10 October 2019

New approaches to the treatment of severe malaria

University of Sydney medical science researchers are investigating novel treatment methods to increase survival rates of severe malaria, combining specific immune-modifying therapies and anti-malarial drugs.

08 October 2019

4 digital health projects shaping the future of mental health care

From digital platforms designed to increase engagement with mental health services to tailored online training programs for clinicians, our researchers are helping to move the mental health sector into the digital age and bridging the gaps of traditional services.
04 October 2019

Not a life sentence: Heroin study challenges assumptions about long-term outcomes

Australia's longest study of heroin addiction by the Australian Treatment Outcome Study (ATOS) is challenging common misconceptions, indicating dependency may not necessarily be a lifelong sentence.

04 October 2019

How can evidence-based ehealth interventions be best translated to end users?

Dr Milena Heinsch’s work explores relationships, systems, values and processes required to enact sustainable social change through research and guide the implementation of evidence-based ehealth interventions into health and community settings.
04 October 2019

Can we stop violence before it starts?

Siobhan Lawler, a PhD candidate at the University of Sydney’s Matilda Centre for Research in Mental Health and Substance Use studies the link between drugs, violence and whether research can change the trajectories of vulnerable young people.
04 October 2019

2019 Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs Conference

School-based prevention takes centre stage at the 2019 Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs Conference.
03 October 2019

Pathogen genomics research transforms disease control

Research linking public health and genomics has led to game-changing approaches to the control and prevention of communicable disease outbreaks.