• MRFF Frontiers Grant

    MACH welcomes the recent Federal Government announcement of $40 million from the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) Frontier Health and Medical Research Initiative to develop The Stroke Golden Hour project, which will transform diagnosis and treatment of stroke. Bringing together the work of 30 organisations under the banner of the Australian Stroke Alliance, (which includes … Read more

  • Why workspace environmental design evaluation is crucial to support the aged care workforce

    Supporting Australia’s aged care workforce is essential as the population continues to age. Associate Professor Lucio Naccarella understands the imperative. His current research takes steps to address the question of how the physical environment of aged care facilities support or hinder staff. This study recognises that the demographics of Australia’s ageing population are changing, with older adults being more affluent, … Read more

  • Women at High Risk of Ovarian Cancer: Navigating Surgical Options and their Risks

    Genetic testing has helped to identify the number of women at risk of ovarian cancer. To reduce the risk of developing the disease, women who are carriers of identified gene mutations linked to ovarian cancer and at high inherited risk are often recommended to have surgery—known as ‘risk reducing bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy’— or, removing both ovaries and … Read more