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Tue, 17 Mar 2020

JCU Pharmacy graduate Kiralee Gross believes her chosen profession is suffering an image crisis, and has made it her mission to fix it.

Tue, 3 Mar 2020
For JCU Dentistry graduate and Innisfail local Dr Gur-Amrit Kaur, living and working in a regional community provides the ideal environment in which to discover your...

Wed, 5 Feb 2020
Getting braces is not generally a highpoint of childhood, but for new JCU Dentistry Graduate Cameron Suley, it would have a lasting impact.

Wed, 5 Feb 2020
Tropical North Queensland is proving the perfect launch pad for fifth-year medical student Visai Muruganandah to pursue both his passions of medicine and research....

Tue, 4 Feb 2020
Standing at the bedside of a seriously ill patient in the emergency department, James Cook University fourth-year pharmacy student Chris Simpson saw first-hand the i...

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Keto diet showing promise
Tue, 31 Mar 2020
James Cook University scientists say a diet heavy in healthy fats and light on carbs may have significant benefits for people who suffer from some metabolic, neurodegenerative and neurodevelopmental disorders.

JCU medicine students provide essential support
Fri, 27 Mar 2020
As the COVID-19 pandemic increases the strain on Australia’s health workforce, James Cook University medicine students are stepping up to help with the fight against the coronavirus.

Coal danger underestimated
Fri, 20 Mar 2020
A James Cook University scientist says it’s likely miners’ exposure to dangerous coal dust has been underestimated, as the communities they live in are polluted too.

New system will streamline development of TB vaccines
Thu, 5 Mar 2020
Scientists from James Cook University’s Australian Institute of Tropical Health and medicine (AITHM) have developed a system to improve the development of tuberculosis (TB) vaccines.

JCU’s record number of Indigenous completions
Wed, 18 Dec 2019
Nearly 1200 James Cook University students will graduate from their studies in tropical health and medicine this week, with a record number of indigenous students completing their studies this year.

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