Stay up to date on ASPREE news and events
Read the latest project developments and progress, or search ASPREE news and events posts here.
Above: An example of posts to keep you informed of ASPREE project progress and research outcomes. Click on the link above the image to read our latest news.
The ASPREE project produces and contributes to a number of publications for a range of audiences.
Biannual ASPREE newsletters are sent to ASPREE-XT study participants, providing an easy to read update on research progress, major developments, publications and findings.
Project updates geared towards the medical community are sent to GPs and practices with patients in the study. Reseachers involved in the ASPREE project, or with an interest in the research, are updated on developments and outcomes by the Principal Investigators.
ASPREE holds informal presentations (study updates) for participants and GPs at various study site locations in south-eastern Australia. The presentation brings attendees and guests up to date on the progress of the research, accomplishments, new developments, such as new sub-studies, and explains published findings. These events provide an opportunity for participants to ask questions and share a cuppa afterwards (see photos below).
Research investigators frequently share study findings at professional conferences nationally and internationally, driving advancements in knowledge in health and ageing.
Pictured above: Guests attending an ASPREE ‘study update’ presentation and sharing light refreshements afterwards at Clayton, Melbourne.
ASPREE project (including sub-study) findings are shared with scientists, physicians, doctors and researchers worldwide via publication in quality medical journals.
ASPREE investigators frequently contribute to specialist and broader media articles.
Video and Audio
Enjoy watching a few videos created during the ASPREE project – from its launch, to media interest, to several special Australians who supported the project.
Summary of ASPREE Clinical Trial Findings (September, 2018)
Community Service Announcements (CSA)
Ita Buttrose and Gus Nossal lent their support to the ASPREE project by featuring in several CSAs. Our thanks extends to Australian TV networks that aired the CSAs about the public good study.
- ASPREE 30 second Community Service Announcement featuring Australian of the Year, Ita Buttrose (2015)
ASPREE 15 second Community Service Announcement featuring Ita Buttrose (2015)
ASPREE 30 second Community Service Announcement featuring Sir Gus Nossal (2012-2013)
ASPREE 15 second Community Service Announcement featuring Sir Gus Nossal (2012-2013)
Study updates and centre launches
ASPREE Study Update in Mildura (August, 2014)
ASPREE Study Update in Bendigo (June, 2014)
Launch of Wollongong Clinical Trial Centre (October 2013)
ASPREE Study Update in Albury (August, 2013)
ASPREE Study Update in Bendigo (May, 2012)
SBS World News (March, 2012)
Official launch of the ASPREE Clinical Trial (2009)
Please note, ASPREE contact details in this video are outdated. Our website is aspree.org and our contact phone number is 1800 728 745.
Journalists and writers who would like to know more about the ASPREE project or arrange an interview with key investigators on the project, should contact:
Ph: (+61) 3 9903 0103 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Participant, GP and general enquiries
Ph: 1800 728 745 (free call from a landline)
Operating 9am-5pm weekdays (we will return missed calls)
ASPREE National Co-ordinating Centre,
Level 5, The Alfred Centre
99 Commercial Road, Melbourne 3004
Page updated: 3 November 2021
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