Research

UNSW Medicine's thematic approach to research draws on the strengths of UNSW Medicine as well as internal and external partners to achieve significant breakthroughs in crucial areas of healthcare.

Infectious Disease, Immunity and Inflammation

  • Image - Health Beyond Research and Innovation Showcase highlights work of staff and students

    Health Beyond Research and Innovation Showcase highlights work of staff and students

    Wednesday, 19 June 2019

    A huge thanks from the South Western Sydney Clinical School to all those in the Faculty who contributed at this month’s South West Sydney Local Health District Research and Innovation Showcase. UNSW Medicine and the South Western Sydney Clinical School supported the showcase by hosting several...

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    Queen’s Birthday Honours for UNSW Medicine

    Monday, 17 June 2019

    Congratulations to the 110 members of the UNSW community who have been named in the Queen’s Birthday 2019 Honours List. These awards are an endorsement of the diverse and impressive impact our people have in the wider community. UNSW Medicine honours our colleagues and alumni recognised in the...

  • Image - Paving the way for universal health coverage: World Health Day

    Paving the way for universal health coverage: World Health Day

    Friday, 05 April 2019

    With World Health Day on Sunday, UNSW is highlighting how its researchers are working to make universal health coverage a reality. Everyone deserves access to care they need, when they need it. That’s why the World Health Organisation is focusing on universal health coverage this World Health Day...

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    Australian parents susceptible to anti-vaccination messaging from politicians

    Wednesday, 27 March 2019

    The majority of Australian parents are susceptible to influence by vaccine messages from political and medical leaders, according to a new study by researchers at UNSW Sydney. The majority of Australian parents are susceptible to influence by vaccine messages from political and medical leaders,...

  • Image - UNSW academics win prestigious NHMRC awards

    UNSW academics win prestigious NHMRC awards

    Tuesday, 19 March 2019

    Lucy Carroll UNSW research into mental health, infectious disease, birth defects and respiratory health has been recognised at the 2018 NHMRC Research Excellence Awards. Four UNSW Sydney academics have been honoured with National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) 2018 Research Excellence...

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    On-the-spot genome analysis

    Monday, 18 March 2019

    By fine-tuning how algorithms carve up DNA data, Garvan researchers have made it possible to do genomic analysis on a smartphone. The ability to read the genome – all the DNA of an organism – has vast potential to understand human health and disease. Researchers at the Garvan Institute of Medical...