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Revolutionising Research for Asthma Sufferers

There is something very exciting on the cards for asthma sufferers. A smart phone application that demonstrates how to correctly use a puffer is a work in progress thanks to Charmaine King, an honours student with a degree in Pharmaceutical Science. read more

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The Ride of A Lifetime

It was a record year for Mercer SuperCycle 2016 with 69 cyclists and 22 support crew participating in a cycling challenge across some of the most stunning parts of rural South Australia. read more

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Fun. Simple. Lifesaving!

The Longest Table (TLT) came alive across the country on Saturday June 18, 2016 – the official date to #forkcancer by raising money for much needed cancer research. read more

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Cancer Research: It Will Save lives!

You can feel proud knowing you’re supporting research at all career levels, including the fresh young minds who are the future of medical research! PhD candidate Vahid Atashgaran’s exciting research has promising outcomes for the prevention of breast cancer in the future. read more

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Your Support is Helping to Address Depression

Mental health is a crucial area of our healthcare system that we’re very proud to support with your generous support. PhD Candidate Justyna Pollok is dedicated to progressing research in this area and eager to address the significant and growing rates of depression in Australia. read more

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You’re Helping our Ageing Population!

Thanks to your support, critical research is being undertaken into areas that impact our ageing community, Occupational Therapist Mark Thompson is now undertaking post-graduate research aimed at assessing the prevalence of frailty in older adults in the North West of Adelaide. read more

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Reinventing Medication to Tackle a Global Issue

The World Health Organisation predicts by 2050 superbugs will be the cause of 10 million deaths each year. This is far more deaths than from cancer and diabetes combined. Superbugs are antibiotic resistant bacteria, and Dr Nicky Thomas and his team are in a race against time to halt them in their tracks. read more