Media Releases

2013

Sign up for vaccine trial - inmyCommunity  (09 April 2013) Currently recruiting for the Meningococcal B Vaccine Study for 10-25 Year Olds. For more details contact: menb@ichr.uwa.edu.au or 9340 8542


Phase 3 Meningococcal B Trial underway (26 March 2013)

Phase Three of the below Meningococcal B vaccine trial has now begun at the Vaccine Trials Group.

For more details contact: menb@ichr.uwa.edu.au or 9340 8542
Previous Media Release - May 2012

 

2012

Do flu shots protect newborns? (30 May, 2012)

Pregnant women have even more reason to get a flu shot this year with evidence mounting that it will also benefit their baby.

 

2011

Investigational vaccine for WA's meningococcal threat (12 September, 2011)

Perth researchers have begun a clinical trial of an investigational Meningococcal B vaccine against the most common form of meningococcal disease in Western Australia.

 

Trial begins of first vaccine against Ross River Virus (2 June 2011)

Perth researchers are seeking volunteers to test the effectiveness of a vaccine against the debilitating Ross River Virus.

 

2010

Listen Up - Urgent action needed to reduce ear infections (15 November, 2010)
Urgent action is needed to tackle the huge impact of ear infections on child development and learning, particularly in Indigenous communities.

 

Volunteers needed to trial new vaccine against dengue fever (20 September, 2010)
Perth researchers are about to trial a new vaccine that aims to protect against all four strains of the potentially devastating Dengue Fever. 

 

Volunteers needed to trial needleless vaccine to prevent bronchiolitis (20 July, 2010)
Perth researchers are calling for families with young children to help test a potential vaccine against two of the most common causes of bronchiolitis.

 

Perth trial begins on investigational Golden Staph vaccine (24 February, 2010)
Perth researchers are calling for volunteers to help test an investigational vaccine against Staphylococcus aureus (golden staph).

 

2009

Perth children needed for Swine Flu vaccine study (03 August, 2009)
Perth researchers are about to begin testing of a new vaccine to protect against swine flu in children.

 

Potential new vaccine for WA's meningococcal threat (09 February, 2009)
Perth researchers are trialling a Meningococcal B vaccine that could potentially provide protection against the most common form of meningococcal disease in Western Australia.

Media contacts

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Elizabeth Chester
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