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Detecting those at high fracture risk

Deakin researchers have shown a weak link in the fracture risk tool FRAX.

What's new in Bipolar Disorder research?

On World Bipolar Day, IMPACT hosted a public seminar to outline the latest research.

Fractured lives

Men express less satisfaction with their quality of life after suffering a fracture.

Heavy metal and the blues

IMPACT researchers find a connection between cadmium and depression.

Muscle or fat?

Young men are less healthy than we thought - research shows an alarming increase in obesity.

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IMPACT Strategic Research Centre (Barwon Health)
Deakin University
School of Medicine
PO Box 281
Geelong Victoria 3220

IMPACT - Innovation in Mental and Physical Health and Clinical Treatment

An introduction to the IMPACT SRC
Our mission is to contribute to the understanding of the aetiology and impact of psychiatric, musculoskeletal, metabolic and other disorders, and to the development of novel therapies and preventative interventions.

This multi-disciplinary SRC integrates clinical, epidemiological and basic research with a strong translational focus.

We foster collaborative research nationally and internationally and are committed to mentorship, sustainability and capacity generation.

Deakin University acknowledges the traditional land owners of present campus sites.

29th April 2015