Launceston research rewarded with prestigious national award

Launceston research rewarded with prestigious national award

Story courtesy of Examiner Newspaper, Tamara McDonald, Health Reporter, Picture: Neil Richardson November 2nd, 2016

Doctor Sukhwinder Sohal moved to Tasmania for an unconventional reason 11 years ago.

Dr Sohal, who is Head of the Respiratory Immunopathology Lab at the University of Tasmania School of Health Sciences, was drawn to the state because of its smoking rates.

His work around chronic obstructive pulmonary disease was recognised when Dr Sohal received a prestigious accolade. The federal government’s Department of Industry, Innovation and Science awarded Dr Sohal the Innovative Science and Technology Award 2016 in Hobart last week. read more…

New research project profile: Dr Jonathan Mulford

Effectiveness of platelet rich plasma injections on symptomatic early osteoarthritis of the knee – Dr Jonathan Mulford

Arthritis affects 1 in 5 people. There is speculation that using a part of patients own blood (called platelet rich plasma) and injecting it into early worn out knees (arthritis) may improve patients’ symptoms. Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) may provide a positive treatment modality and it is a minimally invasive and simple treatment to provide to patients. read more…

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