Sansom Institute for Health Research

  • Ian Olver

    Renowned cancer researcher to lead the Sansom Institute

    Chief Executive Officer of Cancer Council Australia and renowned oncologist, cancer researcher and bioethicist, Professor Ian Olver, AM has been appointed as the new Director of the Sansom Institute for Health Research.

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  • Master of Research (Population Health)


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  • Health Horizons: The Healthy Ageing Issue

    Health Horizons: The Healthy Ageing Issue

    Latest news from the Sansom Institute for Health Research.

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  • Linking research to positive health outcomes

    Linking research to positive health outcomes

    The Sansom Institute is dedicated to research that anticipates and responds to the health care needs of a rapidly changing world.

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Engage with us at the Sansom Institute and you’ll tap into the work of leading scientists finding solutions to some of the big health care challenges of the 21st century.

Named after eminent Australian pharmacist Lloyd Sansom AO, the institute was founded in 2004.

From cancer treatment to genetic and infectious diseases, nutrition and exercise, population health and epidemiology and the early origins of adult health, our researchers' interests are many and varied, but what all share is a spirit of cooperation and a desire to improve human health through innovative, outcomes-focused research.

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