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Annual report 2008, Menzies School of Health Research



Annual report 2008, Menzies School of Health Research

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Menzies School of Health Research annual report 2008; 2008 Menzies School of Health annual report


Menzies School of Health Research


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Through scientifi c excellence, education and research the team at Menzies is discovering ways to reduce the impact of disease and improve the health and well-being of people living in Australia and beyond. -- page 4


Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).; Charles Darwin University; Discovery for a healthy tomorrow

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Who we are and what we do page 4 -- Where and how we work page 5 -- Menzies Strategic Plan page 6 -- Vision page 7 -- Values page 7 -- Goals page 7 -- The Year at a Glance page 8 -- Financial and Corporate Overview page 12 -- A Message from the Chair page 14 -- A Message from the Director page 16 -- A Message from the Indigenous Development Unit page 18 -- Child Health Division page 21 -- Healing and Resilience Division page 27 -- International Health Division page 33 -- Preventable Chronic Diseases Division page 39 -- Services, Systems and Society Division Page 45 -- Tropical and Emerging Infectious Diseases Division page 51 -- Education and Training Division page 57 -- Corporate Services Division page 63 -- Menzies and the Community page 71 -- Governance page 72 -- Honorary Appointees page 75 -- Research Funding page 76 -- Publications page 84 -- Professional Activities page 92 -- Collaborators page 96 -- page 3




Menzies School of Health Research; Medicine; Research; Annual report

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Menzies School of Health Research annual report; Annual Report




99 pages : colour illustration ; 30 cm.

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Title From To Total $ Awarded Strong Souls Study 01-Jan-06 31-Dec-08 $189,875.00 Continuation of the Darwin Prospective Melioidosis Study 01-Jan-06 31-Dec-08 $437,750.00 Neurocognitive and social changes associated with unleaded petrol sniffi ng and abstinence from further sniffi ng 01-Jan-06 31-Dec-08 $625,000.00 Strategies to Improve the Diagnosis, Prevention, Treatment and Control of Scabies 01-Jan-06 31-Dec-10 $436,250.00 Polycystic ovary syndrome, reproductive health and metabolic abnormalities in Indigenous women in the Northern Territory 01-Jan-06 31-Dec-08 $91,800.00 MULTICENTRE BRONCHIECTASIS STUDY: A collaborative and international study of bronchiectasis in Indigenous children 01-Jan-06 31-Dec-10 $1,444,500.00 Beta-lactamase mediated antibiotic resistance in Gram-negative pathogens : How does genotype relate to phenotype 01-Jan-06 31-Dec-08 $262,500.00 Molecular, spatial and mathematical techniques in the analysis of the epidemiology of tropical infectious diseases 01-Jan-06 31-Mar-10 $224,569.00 Examining a core assumption of policy and servcies for older Indigenous Australians 01-Feb-07 31-Jan-09 $127,000.00 1+1 = A Healthy Start to Life: Targeting the year before and the year after birth in Aboriginal children in remote areas 01-Jan-07 01-May-11 $528,000.00 An Immunodiagnostic Assay for Scabies 01-Jan-07 31-Dec-09 $364,500.00 Mathematical modelling of bacterial carriage in children 01-Jan-07 31-Dec-08 $409,750.00 Aboriginal Birth Cohort Study: from childhood to adulthood 01-Jan-07 31-Dec-09 $481,275.00 An epidemic of vulvar cancer in young women: investigating the role of Human Papillomavirus and genetic susceptibility 01-Jan-07 31-Dec-08 $476,625.00 Health system performance and outcomes for Indigenous Australians with cancer: a national study 01-Jan-07 31-Dec-09 $393,688.00 Azithromycin versus placebo in the treatment of asymptomatic acute otitis media in young Aboriginal children: A RCT 01-Jan-07 31-Dec-10 $1,290,125.00 Endothelial function and adjuvant therapies in sepsis 01-Jan-07 31-Dec-09 $94,266.00 Rotavirus gastroenteritis in the Aboriginal population and the effect of immunisation 01-Jun-07 31-Dec-09 $94,266.00 Community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: epidemiology, emergence and treatment 01-Jan-07 31-Dec-09 $94,266.00 Investigation of cardiac autoantigens identifi ed by screening a cDNA library with acute rheumatic fever sera 01-Jan-07 31-Dec-10 $274,000.00 Vaccination to reduce ear disease in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in the Northern Territory 01-Jan-07 31-Dec-09 $94,266.00 The nature of brain function recovery following abstinence from petrol sniffi ng 01-Jan-07 31-Dec-09 $65,598.00 Molecular toxinology of Australian box jellyfi sh venoms 01-Jan-07 31-Dec-09 $271,750.00 Prevention of pneumococcal diseases, streptococcal disease and infl uenza among Indigenous populations 01-Jan-07 31-Dec-10 $274,000.00 Monitoring tobacco consumption to evaluate Indigenous tobacco control 01-Jan-08 31-Dec-09 $217,000.00 A structured systems approach for improving health promotion practice for chronic diseases in Indigenous communities 01-Jan-08 31-Dec-10 $640,514.00 A randomised controlled trial of factor replacement therapy in snake bite coagulopathy 01-Jan-08 31-Dec-10 $689,500.00 Pathophysiology and treatment of malaria and other tropical infectious diseases in our region 01-Jan-08 31-Dec-12 $463,975.00 Antenatal screening for fetal anomalies in Indigenous women: views of Indigenous people and their health care providers 01-Jan-08 31-Dec-10 $360,350.00 Do respiratory viruses explain high rates of acute otitis media with perforation in young Aboriginal children 01-Jan-08 31-Dec-09 $200,050.00 PneuMum: An RCT of maternal pneumococcal vaccination for protection of Indigenous children from ear disease 01-Jan-08 31-Dec-09 $573,100.00 Multicentre evaluation of a clinical pathway for chronic cough in children can its use improve clinical outcomes 01-Jan-08 31-Dec-10 $932,975.00 The Better Environmental Health, Housing and Child Health Study (BEHHCH) 01-Jan-08 31-Dec-11 $279,000.00 Improving Health Promotion Practice through Continuous Quality Improvement 01-Jan-08 31-Dec-10 $66,771.00 The aetiology and prevention of pneumonia of Indigenous children in Northern Australia 01-Apr-08 31-Mar-12 $279,000.00 Nasopharyngeal metagenomics in Indigenous children: correlations with otitis media aetiology and treatment failure 01-Jan-08 31-Dec-10 $66,771.00 81Research Funding

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