Thursday, 22 August 2013

NHMRC funding for CRE in Electromagnetic Energy



Michael Abramson 125Congratulations to  Prof Michael Abramson (Clinical Epidemiolgoy) and co-investigators, including  Prof Malcolm Sim and Dr Geza Benke, (MonCOEH) on being awarded NHMRC funding of $2,500,000 over five years for a Centre of Research Excellence for Population Health Research on Electromagnetic Energy, commencing in October 2013.

This international research collaboration will include studies of brain tumours in young people,  cancer and neurological outcomes in older adults, studies of neurocognitive function in children and adolescents, personal exposures from radiofrequency sources in the community, monitoring personal exposure of radiofrequency and MRI workers and risk perception and communication.

Outcomes will be translated into health policy and practice through linkages with international and national organisations.

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