Enrol in a CEBU course

The MCRI Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics Unit (CEBU) provides a comprehensive range of short courses in methods of quantitative research, including planning and conducting research and basic statistical analysis.  The course timetable for 2020 is available here.  See February courses below: 12th Feb Getting Started in Clinical Research 25th Feb REDCap I See CEBU website … Continued

“Getting to know you” – Paul Middleton

Our “Getting to Know You” segment ensures PREDICT members are aware of new members, their interests and areas of expertise and where they are located.  This month we introduce A/Prof Paul Middleton from SWERI and Liverpool Hospital. Paul is an emergency physician and epidemiologist, working as Deputy Director at Liverpool Hospital ED, as a Visiting … Continued

New PREDICT publications

Congratulations to the following authors: Pfeiffer H, Cowley LE, Kemp AM, Dalziel SR, Smith A, Cheek JA, Borland ML, O’Brien S, Bonisch M, Neutze J, Oakley E1, Crowe LM, Hearps S, Lyttle MD, Bressan S, Babl FE. Validation of the PredAHT-2 prediction tool for abusive head trauma.  Emerg Med J. 2020 Jan 13. pii: emermed-2019-208893. doi: 10.1136/emermed-2019-208893. … Continued

PROMPT-BOLUS study on sepsis funded!

Congratulations to Franz Babl, Ed Oakley, Stuart Dalziel, Meredith Borland and Elliot Long from the PREDICT group who have been funded for more than $3 million by the Medical Research Futures Fund to participate in the international PROMPT BOLUS study on Sepsis. The study is an open label randomised trial comparing balanced versus normal saline … Continued

“Getting to know you” – Peter Snelling

Our “Getting to Know You” segment ensures PREDICT members are aware of new members, their interests and areas of expertise and where they are located.  This month we introduce Dr Peter Snelling from Gold Coast University Hospital. “I am a dual qualified general paediatrician and emergency physician working at the Gold Coast University Hospital Emergency … Continued

“Getting to know you” – meet Nicola Arnold

Our “Getting to Know You” segment ensures PREDICT members are aware of new members, their interests and areas of expertise and where they are located.  This month we introduce Nicola Arnold from Werribee Mercy Hospital. “I am the clinical nurse educator in the emergency department at Werribee Mercy Hospital. The hospital has recently opened a … Continued

Getting to know you – meet Doris Tham

Our “Getting to Know You” segment ensures PREDICT members are aware of new members, their interests and areas of expertise and where they are located.  This month we introduce Doris Tham from Sunshine Hospital and Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne. “I am a Paediatric Emergency Physician, from FRACP background, currently working at Sunshine hospital (mix adult/ … Continued

WRAP IT UP – Merry Christmas from PREDICT IN 2019!

2019 has been a big year for PREDICT with significant growth in our network.  It also marks the final year of the current NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence (CRE) collaboration and the beginning of the next NHMRC CRE which will promote more excellent research for the 2020-2024 period. Please join us in reflecting on these … Continued

Getting to know you – meet Abdullah Almutairi

Our “Getting to Know You” segment ensures PREDICT members are aware of new members, their interests and areas of expertise and where they are located.  This month we introduce Abdullah Almutairi from the Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne and MCRI. “I am a paediatric senior registrar having my sub-speciality training at the Royal Children’s Hospital in … Continued