Biomedical Science News

Assoc. Professor Karen Ginn and Shoulder lab team present research work at conference in South Korea

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Darren Reed (staff), John Breckenridge & Sally McLaine (PhD students) presented results of their research into shoulder muscle activity patterns during exercises, cortical changes associated with chronic shoulder pain & shoulder muscle strength in young swimmers respectively.

Assoc. Professor Karen Ginn gave an invited lecture on the contribution of active muscle splinting to decreased range of motion in patients diagnosed with frozen shoulder – research conducted as part of Luise Hollmann’s Masters degree.

Ben Trist, Assoc. Professor Kay Double's student presented interesting research work at Berlin conference

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Ben Trist, Assoc. Professor Kay Double's student presented interesting research work at the International Congress of Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders in Berlin. It was chosen as a meeting highlight for an oral presentation and is featured in a Neurology Today story.

Associate Professor Kay Double's recent research work discussed in the popular press

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Associate Professor Kay Double's recent research work has been discussed in an article in ScienceNews, Magazine of the Society For Science & The Public.

The article "Evidence conflicts on iron’s role in Parkinson’s disease" also uses an image from, and cites, the brain atlas called BrainScape developed by Biomedical Science staff (Emma Simpson, Janny Chen and Kay Double).

Successful PhD completion - congratulations Abir Alamro

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Congratulations to Abir Alamro who has been awarded PhD in Biomedical Science Sydney Medical School. In her PhD research she worked mainly on synergism in cytotoxicity from combination of phytochemicals in ovarian tumour models under the supervision of Associate Professor Fazlul Huq. Abir is the 19th person to graduate with PhD under his supervision.

Parkinson’s NSW Seed grant application success to Assoc. Prof Kay Double

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Congratulations to Associate Professor Kay Double from the Biomedical Science Discipline and Dr Dominic Hare, University of Technology, Sydney and Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, Melbourne who were successful with their Parkinson’s NSW Seed grant application - to investigate abnormal protein deposition in the brain in Parkinson’s disease.

Associate Professor Kay Double has been invited to attend a World Parkinson’s Day event in the State Parliament House, Macquarie Street, Sydney to receive the award.