News & events - August 2010

Orthopaedic Research and Biotechnology

Photo of David Little

A/Professor David Little, Head of Orthopaedic Research and Biotechnology in the Department of Orthopaedics has received two prestigious awards in recognition of his contribution to orthopaedics. Read more...

Cutting Edge Technology to Help Bio-medical Researchers Find New Treatments

A state of the art confocal microscope will complete Stage 1 of a Correlative Light and Electron Microscopy (CLEM) Suite to be housed within Kids Research Institute for the use of researchers
across the Westmead Research Hub.

The Lililwan* Study: Tackling Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

The Lililwan study - an Australian first examining the prevalence of Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) and early life trauma - will be undertaken in the Fitzroy Valley in the remote Kimberley region of WA. Initiated by the Indigenous community in Fitzroy Crossing, and driven by Nindilingarri Cultural Health Services in Fitzroy Crossing, the study will determine the prevalence of FASD and its impact on the health service needs of children and their families Read more...

Fitzroy Crossing Photo