Cardiologist Dr Ben Fitzgerald is seeking to identify differences in cardiac characteristics between patients who respond to treatment and those who do not in the hope of determining which patients will be more likely to respond to therapy
Prostate cancer is the third most common cause of death in Australia, with 20,000 diagnoses and close to 3,300 deaths each year. A novel prostate cancer trial is delivering more options for patients.
Member for Moggill Dr Christan Rowan recently tabled a Private Members Statement in Parliament to commemorate the 25th Anniversary of Wesley Medical Research. The statement
On November 4th, at a special reception hosted by His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC, Governor of Queensland at Government House, stakeholders gathered to celebrate the launch of the 25th year of making a difference through medical research.
After trying a dozen different medications, Chris, a Brisbane man who was diagnosed with debilitating Tourette’s Syndrome at age 12, is part of an Australian-first medicinal cannabis trial. For the past 16 years, the condition has impacted all aspects of Chris’ life, including his mental health. This trial has offered Chris more than hope. It’s offered a future.
These photos were taken at our Advocates Event – Straight to the Heart: Cardiac Research Saving Lives.
This issue covers how a clinical trial has made the world of difference to Chris, a young man suffering from debilitating Tourette’s Syndrome; a new trial treating painful kidney stones, and new imaging techniques for a more accurate diagnosis of cancer in the lymph nodes for prostate cancer patients.
Life-changing research conducted at St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital and Wesley Hospital is playing a major role in patients’ outcomes and their recovery post-cardiac surgery.
Researchers Dr Jonathon Fanning and Exercise Physiologist Jenna Taylor will discuss their innovative research designed to get patients back on their feet; returning to work and life sooner.
Prostate cancer is the third most common cancer death in Australia, with 20,000 diagnoses and close to 3,300 deaths each year. At this special Advocates Event, Urologist Dr John Yaxley, alongside Interventional Radiologist, Dr Nick Brown will shine the spotlight on two important areas of prostate cancer treatment: accurate and timely diagnosis and post-surgical care.
Wesley Medical Research is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Claudia Giurgiuman as its new General Manager to drive its next phase of growth