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2012 Bupa Health Foundation Award Winners

Bupa Health Foundation 2011 highlights

A showcase of the Bupa Health Foundation (BHF) key partnership outcomes for 2011. The BHF has now supported over 80 initiatives and provided close to $19 million in support.

2012 Bupa Health Foundation Award Winners

See Video 1 for winners including

Infection and immunity in squamous skin cancer
The University of Queensland Diamantina Institute
Professor Ian Frazer

Consumers and informed consent
Consumers Health Forum of Australia
Ms Carol Bennett

A National Approach to Improving Outcomes for People with a Hip Fracture
Neuroscience Research Australia, University of New South Wales
Associate Professor Jacqueline Close

Nano-second laser to prevent vision loss from age related macular degeneration
Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne
Prof Robyn Guymer

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2012 Bupa Health Foundation Award Winners

See Video 2 for winners including

HOW TO BE BRAVE: program to prevent anxiety and depression.
Clinical Research Unit for Anxiety and Depression (CRUfAD) UNSW at St Vincent's Hospital, Sydney
Prof Gavin Andrews

Investigating oxytocin to improve social difficulties in patients with autism
Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney
Associate Prof Adam Guastella (Prof Ian Hickie accepting award)

Maternal vitamin D in pregnancy and childhood growth.
Deakin University
Associate Professor Julie Pascoe (Prof. John Wark accepting award)

Addressing the Growing Burden of Sleep Apnoea -- A Screening Pathway
Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute
Prof Paul Zimmett

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