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Maridulu Budyari Gumal was created to move healthcare forward faster. We are the Sydney Partnership for Health, Education, Research and Enterprise (SPHERE). 14 leading organisations on a mission to power innovative research around the world. The faster we translate discoveries into care, the faster we can treat and cure disease.

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Maridulu Budyari Gumal – the Aboriginal name gifted to us by the Dharug people – means ‘working together for good health and wellbeing’. More than a name it’s a promise…

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Some of the biggest health issues our Clinical Academic Groups are tackling in our community today.

Collaborative research leads fightback against COVID-19

Australia’s health and medical research translation centres are all moving rapidly to assist coordination of scientific responses to the COVID-19 pandemic.

New data platform to study health and wellbeing outcomes of all children born in NSW since 2001

Dr Kathleen Falster was awarded $40,000 in the 2018 round of UNSW Medicine Neuroscience, Mental Health and Addiction Theme and Maridulu Budyari Gumal Clinical Academic Group (CAG) Collaborative Research Seed Funding for the project: Neurodevelopmental, physical and mental health consequences of early life adversity: A cross-sectoral population data linkage to inform health and social policy.

Collaborative network working to better understand the pathophysiology of depressive disorders

Dr Adam Bayes was awarded $40,000 in the 2019 round of UNSW Medicine Neuroscience, Mental Health and Addiction Theme and Maridulu Budyari Gumal Clinical Academic Group (CAG) Collaborative Research Seed Funding for the project: Blood biomarkers in melancholic and non-melancholic subtypes of depression.

New project to conduct a trial of legume consumption for people living with severe mental illness

Lindsey Jude was awarded $40,000 in the 2019 round of UNSW Medicine Neuroscience, Mental Health and Addiction Theme and Maridulu Budyari Gumal Clinical Academic Group (CAG) Collaborative Research Seed Funding for the project: Giving Legumes the leg up: Impact of increased legume consumption on metabolic risk factors in people experiencing Severe Mental Illness (SMI).

Implementation Science Workshop

Maridulu Budyari Gumal Implemetation Science Platform holds its first Implementation Science Workshop

Southern Kids TLC (Transfer to Local Care)

“Being the parent of a medically complex child is a roller coaster and a half most days, we shouldn’t have more struggles just because we live in rural areas”

What’s on

Some of the important events happening within our partnership today.

Maridulu Budyari Gumal
15 June 2020 |
Closing Date 11pm Monday 15th June 2020

2020 Translational Seed Funding Scheme EOI and Application Template

Let’s do health better

Acknowledgement | We acknowledge the Dharug people, whose lands we live and work on. We uphold your culture and connection to community, land and water. We honour your elders, today and yesterday, and will look to them to inspire a better tomorrow.