Latest News launched by The Hon. Brad Hazzard


St Vincent's Research Campus was thrilled to welcome The Hon. Brad Hazzard to tour the labs and meet with our scientists. The visit provided an excellent opportunity for the Minister to officially launch, providing an insight to the Campus' research activities and collaborations across St Vincent's, Victor Chang and the Garvan, with a focus on translating research into improved clinical outcomes for patients. 

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AMR announces the establishment of the Biostatistics Research Advisory Clinic


St Vincent’s Centre for Applied Medical Research (AMR) is pleased to announce the establishment of a core facility on the Darlinghurst Campus to provide biostatistics and clinical trials design advice to our research community.

In partnership with UNSW Statistical Consulting and Collaboration Unit (Stats Central), our expert biostatisticians will provide one-on-one consultation and advice regarding the study design and analysis of your research data.

Our experts:

  • A/Prof Stephen Kerr is Head of Biostatistics at the Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre. He has been the lead biostatistician in over 35 International Randomised Trials and Cohort Studies, and is an epidemiology/statistical reviewer for the Lancet group of journals.
  • Dr Zhixin Liu is a statistical consultant at UNSW Stats Central with experience in statistical design and modelling in clinical trials, epidemiology/public health, behavioral sciences, and evaluation studies. Advanced survival analysis, recurrent event modelling, multi-level modelling, interrupted time series.

Book a consultation:

Contact: Call Kim Eade at AMR to make an appointment 8382 4900

Biostatistics Clinic – Centre for Applied Medical Research at Lowy Packer Building

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Garvan's One-two punch for pancreatic cancer


Australian scientists have uncovered a promising new approach to treating pancreatic cancer, by targeting the tissue around the tumour to make it ‘softer’ and more responsive to chemotherapy. The findings are published today in Science Translational Medicine.

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