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8 December 2020
Congratulations to Professor Chun Guang Li, Professor Gerald Muench, Associate Professor Genevieve Steiner, Associate Professor Xiaoshu Zhuhai, and Dr Mike Armour who have received accolades in Western Sydney University’s 2020 Excellence Awards.
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7 December 2020
In a collaborative project between NICM Health Research Institute and Australian Natural Therapeutics Group (ANTG), researchers will start screening volunteers in 2021 for a two-year trial investigating the effects of a novel cannabis based-medicine on cognitive function in people with early-stage Alzheimer’s disease.
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4 December 2020
NICM Health Research Institute’s Seminar Series will reconvene from February 2021, held online bimonthly, via Zoom.
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23 November 2020
More than one-third of young women in a nationwide survey said they missed at least one class, either at school or university, in the past three months due to menstrual symptoms.
12 November 2020
A cross-sectional and longitudinal analysis of data from the UK Biobank, involving almost 85,000 people, has found that lifestyle factors such as less screen time, adequate sleep, a better-quality diet, and physical activity strongly impact depression. With evolving data exploring the link between depression and lifestyle factors, the international research team led by Western Sydney University say their findings published today in BMC Medicine may help inform public health policy.
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15 October 2020
NICM Health Research Institute has joined the Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine and Health, comprised of 75 of the most prestigious universities and health systems in North America.
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12 October 2020
Congratulations and welcome to Shayal Devi, recipient of the NICM Health Research Institute-Blackmores Institute Scholarship. Shayal's PhD project will investigate through preclinical methods the effect of a plant-based supplement on gut microbiota as a potential target for metabolic syndrome, with a focus on diabetes.
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25 September 2020
Welcome to our September newsletter and my first address as Acting Director. It is hard to believe we are already three-quarters of the way through this so far very memorable year.
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23 September 2020
NICM HRI is has been identified as Australia’s top research institute in the field of Alternative and Traditional Medicine in The Australian’s 2020 Research Special Report.
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22 September 2020
Researcher from NICM HRI have featured in the media on topics from COVID-19 to mental health, medicinal cannabis, and kava.
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Trial Breakthrough for Patients with Glioblastoma
Presented by Dr Janet Schloss, Clinical Research Fellow and Lecturer at the National Centre for Naturopathic Medicine.
13 December, 2022, Online (Zoom)