RAHsearch is an annual event held to showcase the ground-breaking research being undertaken across our world-class services at Central Adelaide.
In 2021, the event was held over three days from Monday, 11 October through to Wednesday, 13 October.
This year some of Central Adelaide’s most extraordinary researchers shared our latest research, medical advancements and treatments in heart disease, diabetes and cancer.
Did you miss any of RAHsearch2021 live streams?
Watch them now:
Find out more about the RAHsearch 2021 presenters here.
2022 CRIPS Grants recipients
During RAHsearch2021 we announced the successful recipients of the 2022 CALHN CEO Clinical Rapid Implementation Project Scheme, also known as CRIPS grants.
Three innovative hospital-based projects will each receive grants of $200,000 over two years to continue their ground-breaking investigations, which aim to improve outcomes for patients and the community.
Congratulations to the successful researchers and their projects:
- The STEMI app – the development of real time smart technologies to manage acute heart attack patients: Associate Professor Chris Zeitz, Head of Unit TQEH Cardiology
- Enhanced recovery protocol for patients undergoing colorectal surgery – earlier return of bowel function to reduce complications after major bowel surgery: Associate Professor Ryash Vather, Consultant Surgeon
- Integrating telehealth for diabetes-related foot disease – Establishing telehealth for rural and remote patients to reduce amputation rates, improve wound healing, and reduce hospital admission: Professor Robert Fitridge, Consultant Vascular Surgeon
Read more about the successful projects here.
What’s new in 2021?
RAHsearch week 2021 is proudly sponsored by our research partners, The Hospital Research Foundation.
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