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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.

New directions towards a better future for patients with pancreatic cancer

A partnership between the Pancreatic Cancer Research Hub (PCRH) and the Molecular Screening and Therapeutics (MoST) trial in Sydney could help improve the poor survival rates of pancreatic cancer. 

Co-researcher training with young people with intellectual disability – An inclusive approach to research

Maridulu Budyari Gumal, the Sydney Partnership for Health, Education, Research and Enterprise (SPHERE) Translational Research Fellowship Scheme (TRFS) recipient, Laurel Mimmo, is working with two young people with intellectual disability to learn about participatory research methods to support her doctoral research. Together Matt, Maya and Laurel are testing out different research methods to decide which methods will best enable children with intellectual disability in hospital to express what is a good experience of hospital care.

Research translators to improve healthcare outcomes and boost the economy: Addressing the workforce gap in health research translation

While the creation of the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) has greatly increased research funding, Australia still lags behind other nations in translation of research into improved healthcare and economic growth.

Exploring how to commercialise medical technology

At a recent Medical Technology Workshop, experts shared their perspectives on the challenges of bringing ideas to commercial and clinical fruition - exploring all aspects of medical technology development and commercialisation.

Accelerating healthcare innovation during COVID-19+BEYOND

Maridulu Budyari Gumal SPHERE’s HealthHatchery and Frontiers Technology Clinical Academic Group have come together to accelerate healthcare innovation with the COVID-19 + BEYOND project.

Implementation Science strategic platform - Seed grant round 1  

The Implementation Science Strategic Platform recently awarded five $20,000 translational research seed grants. The grants aim to support academic and clinical multidisciplinary teams translate evidence into clinical practice using an implementation science framework. Mentoring new and emerging implementation scientists was also a priority for this round of funding.

What’s on

Some of the important events happening within our partnership today.

30 January 2021 | 5:00pm
Various available, including UNSW, UTS, WSU, SESLHD, SWSLHD.

Healthy Urban Environments Collaboratory - Internship Opportunities

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.