South Australian Scientist of the Year Professor Graeme Young is calling for more investment on the implementation of existing medical research findings and knowledge.
A team of Australian scientists has presented evidence that a new blood test for bowel cancer based on two genes that “leak” into the blood can detect 65 per cent of bowel cancer cases.
Just over 1600 students will receive their degrees during the University’s 2014 April graduation ceremonies and three prominent Australians will be honoured by Flinders.
With the ban on commercial solariums coming into force this year, Flinders University’s Dr Ivanka Prichard is questioning whether the new law will actually reduce skin cancer rates.
Native Australian plants are being screened for potential cancer-killing properties by Flinders University researcher Dr Bradley Simpson.
Flinders University’s past and present staff and graduates have been praised for their outstanding contributions to the community is this year’s Australia Day honours, with a total of 16 awards given to University affiliates.
Pressure is mounting on the Federal Government to fund a growing number of high-cost cancer medications, a Flinders University researcher says.
When two patients are given the exact same dose of medication, their reaction to the drug – including how well it works and what side-effects it has – largely depends on the person.
Flinders groundwater hydrologist Associate Professor Andy Love has been named the 2013 Unsung Hero of South Australian Science.