While the immune system protects us from invaders (viruses, bacteria), out-of-control inflammation is the cause of 50 per cent of deaths worldwide and underpins hundreds of chronic diseases and conditions.
Hudson Institute houses Australia’s largest group of inflammation and immunity scientists and clinicians. By finding the complex interconnections that control inflammation, they are discovering new ways to diagnose, detect and treat inflammatory diseases and conditions.
Inflammation diseases we research
Last year, children aged 5-9 were most likely to be hospitalised due to influenza.
Flu season 2023 – what you need to know
Influenza expert, Associate Professor Michelle Tate shares what you need to know for the 2023 flu season, including what to do if you get flu symptoms and who is most at risk.
The influenza (flu) season kicked off earlier in 2023, with 100 times more reported flu cases than the same time last year.
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