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  • Image - Dean's Award for Prince of Wales Clinical School Phd Student

    Dean's Award for Prince of Wales Clinical School Phd Student

    Monday, 12 December 2016

    Congratulations to Emma Devenney who was recently awarded the Dean's Award for Rising Star PhD student. Emma is a medical graduate from Queen’s University, Belfast. She completed 3 years of her neurology training at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast before coming to Sydney as a visiting fellow...

  • Image - The global challenge of mental health

    The global challenge of mental health

    Monday, 12 December 2016

    OPINION: Mental illnesses, such as major depression and anxiety disorders, are one of the leading global causes of disability and are responsible for nearly 20 percent of the total years lived with disability (YLD) worldwide. In addition to the disabling effects of mental illness, people with major...

  • Image - Kim Ryan wins inaugural Australian Mental Health Prize

    Kim Ryan wins inaugural Australian Mental Health Prize

    Thursday, 08 December 2016

    Kim Ryan, Chief Executive of the Australian College of Mental Health Nurses, has been named the inaugural winner of the Australian Mental Health Prize. Ms Ryan was awarded the prize by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull for advancing the profession of mental health nursing, and for her tireless work...

  • Image - Substance abuse, PTSD projects get NHMRC backing

    Substance abuse, PTSD projects get NHMRC backing

    Monday, 05 December 2016

    A UNSW research trial to examine if e-cigarettes can help smokers quit and a world-first treatment for teenagers with PTSD and substance abuse are among projects to receive major backing in the latest National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) funding round. UNSW received a total of $33....

  • Image - $60k from Inaugural Property Industry Wipeout Dementia

    $60k from Inaugural Property Industry Wipeout Dementia

    Friday, 02 December 2016

    by Heidi Mitchell Senior executives from Sydney's property industry, led by Ambassadors Richard Grellman AM and 1978 World Surfing Champion Wayne 'Rabbit' Bartholomew AM, hit Bondi Beach last Friday, 25 November to raise awareness about dementia risk reduction, as part of Wipeout Dementia. The...

  • Image - $12 million boost for HIV research at UNSW

    $12 million boost for HIV research at UNSW

    Thursday, 01 December 2016

    On World AIDS Day, UNSW’s Kirby Institute has been awarded a $A12 million grant from UNITAID to conduct a clinical trial to improve treatment options for people with HIV infection who experience treatment failure. Established in 2006 by Brazil, Chile, France, Norway and the United Kingdom, UNITAID...

  • Image - $12 million boost for HIV research at the Kirby Institute

    $12 million boost for HIV research at the Kirby Institute

    Thursday, 01 December 2016

    Sydney, Australia– UNSW’s Kirby Institute has been awarded a $12 million grant (AUD) from UNITAID to conduct aclinical trial to improve treatment options for people with HIV infection who experience treatment failure. TheD2EFTtrial is a multicentre, multinational, randomised trial in 610 people...

  • Image - Key cause of Parkinson’s disease can be treated

    Key cause of Parkinson’s disease can be treated

    Thursday, 01 December 2016

    A new Australian study that models the early stages of Parkinson’s disease has given researchers insight into its causes and a possible treatment. “We’ve shown how inflammation within the brain is related to the development of Parkinson’s disease, and we’ve identified a potential mechanism that...

  • Image - Research Check: can eating aged cheese help you age well?

    Research Check: can eating aged cheese help you age well?

    Friday, 25 November 2016

    Most people are interested in how to slow the ageing process, or at least they get more interested as the years tick by. So when new research promises to have discovered the secret, which happens to include eating more of a food that tastes great but often appears on “eat less” food lists, it is...

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