Urgent funding needed for Kogarah’s world-famous Microbiome Research Centre

The world-famous UNSW Microbiome Research Centre at St George Hospital is in danger of closing due to a lack of operational funding.

St George and Sutherland Medical Research Foundation (SSMRF) chair, Jill Deering has significant concerns about the future of the Microbiome Research Centre (MRC) and would welcome an urgent meeting with the Federal Government to discuss ongoing funding support.

SSMRF was the charitable foundation that managed the funds provided by the Federal Government to establish the MRC.

“The Microbiome Research Centre is by far the biggest project of the SSMRF,” Ms Deering said.

Read the full article, Urgent funding needed for Kogarah’s world-famous Microbiome Research Centre, St George and Sutherland Shire Leader, 23 April 2024.

 

Federal Member for Banks David Coleman and St George and Sutherland Medical Research Foundation CEO Pamela Brown at the Microbiome Research Centre. Picture: Chris Lane
Federal Member for Banks David Coleman and St George and Sutherland Medical Research Foundation CEO Pamela Brown at the Microbiome Research Centre. Picture: Chris Lane

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