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Biomedical and clinical science

Discovering ways to prevent and treat chronic diseases, inflammatory disorders, heart disease and cancer.

At the Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute (CHIRI), researchers, doctors, nutritionists and pharmaceutical scientists are advancing new treatments for major chronic diseases including Alzheimer’s disease, inflammatory disorders, heart disease and traumatic brain injuries. Cancer is a key focus, with Curtin a founding co-leader in the A$10.8 million Liver Cancer Research Centre.