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.
Type 1 diabetes sufferers may have a new more accessible treatment option in the future thanks to a recent grant awarded by Kidney, Transplant and Diabetes Research Australia, in collaboration with The Hospital Research Foundation.
2015 marks the 50th anniversary of the first successful kidney transplant in Australia.
Nancy Douglas-Irving OAM was diagnosed with kidney failure when she was just 18 years old.
At 65 Judy Salt looks a picture of health, even just shortly after donating her left kidney to her 42-year-old son Terry in December 2014.
1985 was a year of change for kind-hearted Mung Pham.