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Tasmanian disease specialist Katie Flanagan continues research into influenza immunity

14 Nov 2018

Jessica Willard – The Examiner, Launceston   Influenza is responsible for up to half a million deaths annually around the world. However, little is still known about why young children are far more susceptible to infection. Associate professor Katie Flanagan is hoping to change that, as part of a groundbreaking research project funded by the Clifford

Clifford Craig Foundation announce 2018 medical research grant recipients

07 Nov 2018

Jessica Willard – The Examiner, Launceston   Childhood asthma, type 2 diabetes and immunity to influenza are just some of the areas of medical research set to receive a significant boost in Launceston next year. The Clifford Craig Foundation announced the recipients of its 2019 medical research grants on Thursday, with eight new projects set to receive more

Professor Christine Jenkins presents at annual Dare Shott Memorial Lecture

29 Oct 2018

Jessica Willard – The Examiner, Launceston   Chronic lung disease can no longer be ignored. This was the message of Professor Christine Jenkins at Tuesday’s 20th annual Dare Shott Memorial Lecture, held at Peppers Silo Hotel. The head of the respiratory group at the George Institute for Global Health, Professor Jenkins is one of Australia’s leading female respiratory

A Healthy Chat for Brekky

25 Oct 2018

Former Brisbane Lions AFL star Alastair Lynch was the guest speaker at the inaugural “Refresh Breakfast” in July. A joint initiative by St Lukes Health and Clifford Craig Foundation, the intention of the business breakfast series is to focus on health initiatives and issues which are important to our region. Whilst Alastair spoke about his

A Great Day Out For The Ladies

Ladies Day Out 2018 was held recently at the Country Club and the event was a fantastic success and appreciated by the 250 plus attendees. Thank you for the wonderful feedback too…… here are a couple of lovely messages that we received. “Congratulations on organising a most successful function. The welcoming glass of sparkling wine,