Imagine measuring your life in 12 monthly increments? For 40-year-old father of two Gerry Roussianos this is his new reality after falling ill and being diagnosed with atypical Haemolytic Uraemic Syndrome (aHUS) earlier this year.
Artificial skin used to revolutionise treatment of burns patients across the globe is now being trialled as a potential site to transplant specialised cells used in the treatment of type 1 diabetes.
Could stem cell therapy replace a patient’s dependence on pharmaceutical drugs following an organ transplant? It could be possible, thanks to the work of researchers all over the globe, including local Adelaide researcher, Ms Kisha Sivanathan.
Dr Shilpa Jesudason is dedicated to providing young women living with kidney disease the best guidance and support available to them when it comes to starting a family.
When Neil Burton was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes at the young age of 11 he had little clue what the disease was or how it would affect the rest of his life.
Adelaide researchers at the Royal Adelaide Hospital (RAH) are in the process of developing an implantable ‘SIM card’ that if successful will become a drug-free cure for type 1 diabetes.
On a holiday in sunny Queensland, Susan Doyle’s life was turned upside down when she discovered an unexplained lump on one of her legs.
In an Australian medical first, Australia’s first paediatric islet auto transplant procedure has been performed successfully at the Adelaide Women’s and Children’s Hospital (WCH).
Dr Shaila Kabir uprooted her life when she came to South Australia’s Renal Transplant UNIT (SARTU) to receive a kidney from her husband Mohammed Islam despite the incompatibility of his blood type.
Dedicated to his studies, Sebastian Stead is taking an alternative pathway into a medical degree by currently completing a PhD within the School of Medicine at the University of Adelaide.