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Towards a cost-effective therapy for osteoporosis using Australian indigenous emu oil [ 2012-01-01 - 2015-06-30 ]

Research Grant

[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/arc/LP120100519]

Researchers: Prof Howard Morris (Chief Investigator) ,  Prof Cory Xian (Chief Investigator) ,  Mr Christopher Gregory (Partner Investigator)

Brief description Towards a cost-effective therapy for osteoporosis using Australian indigenous emu oil. Emu oil has a potent anti-inflammatory property. This project aims to show in rodents whether its use can overcome the inflammatory condition and osteoporosis caused by aging, menopause and cancer chemotherapy. This research could lead to development of an emu oil-based therapy for major health problems and have immense social and economic implications.

Funding Amount $300,000

Funding Scheme Linkage Projects

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