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World-first study in Tasmania to reduce heart attack levels

20 May 2014

Tasmania is renowned for both its red wine and medical innovation.  The two are now being combined in a world-first research study that could start reducing the number of heart attack victims. The Clifford Craig Medical Research Trust has approved an extraordinary grant of $112,000 to fund ground-breaking research into the impact of a red

Research Update: Pre-Operative Physiotherapy Study

14 May 2014

A physiotherapy research team at the Launceston General Hospital is undertaking work on a two year research trial that aims to improve the outcome of patients who have undergone major abdominal surgery. Through a research grant from the Clifford Craig Medical Research Trust, cardiorespiratory supervisor physiotherapist, Ms Ianthe Boden, and her team will determine if

Our Community benefits from Local Research

12 Feb 2014

The Clifford Craig Medical Research Trust is a key player in hospital-based research. The collaborative effort of our medical doctors and researchers means research findings can be translated into new treatments for patients, and that means better health outcomes for the whole community. The objective of the Clifford Craig research program takes the community aspect