P2X7 Receptors: Are they a cure or the cause?

P2X7 is a protein present on the surface of white blood cells. Researchers at the Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute suggest that its purpose in health and disease can be a double-edged sword.

Health and medical research during the pandemic

COVID-19 has caused widespread disruption across the nation and health and medical researchers have not been immune to the restrictions. IHMRI researchers share how they have adapted and what have they learnt from the experience.

Emerging from the pandemic

As Australia’s restrictions slowly lift, health experts are warning of the mental health effects of coming out of isolation. Professor Nagesh Pai says the impact of social isolation could have ongoing health consequences.