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  • Image -  RSV study reveals age when infants are most vulnerable to asthma

    RSV study reveals age when infants are most vulnerable to asthma

    Wednesday, 05 December 2018

    Lachlan Gilbert New research suggests a maternal vaccination against RSV should be augmented with active immunisation in a child’s first two years to reduce the onset of asthma. Infants who contract severe respiratory syncytial viral (RSV) disease after the age of six months are twice more likely...

  • Dr Nady Braidy, Novel Cellular Approach for Early Detection of Alzheimer’s Disease

    Novel Cellular Approach for Early Detection of Alzheimer’s Disease

    Tuesday, 04 December 2018

    HEIDI DOUGLASS | h.douglass@unsw.edu.au Co-Leader of the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA) Omics & Neurobiology of Ageing Group, Dr Nady Braidy, has been awarded UNSW Sydney seed funding of $20,000 to continue his ground-breaking research in the field of stem cell transplantation.  The...

  • Image - Congratulations Scientia Professor Greg Dore

    Congratulations Scientia Professor Greg Dore

    Monday, 03 December 2018

    The Kirby Institute is delighted to announce that Greg Dore, Head of the Viral Hepatitis Clinical Research Program, has been appointed UNSW Scientia Professor. Appointment as a UNSW Scientia Professor recognises outstanding research contributions and leadership, and is the University’s highest...

  • Image -  Cardiology gender gap: less than 5 in 100 interventional cardiologists are women

    Cardiology gender gap: less than 5 in 100 interventional cardiologists are women

    Friday, 30 November 2018

    Ivy Shih A new study has highlighted a critical gender gap in interventional cardiology, the medical field specialising in treating blocked arteries in heart disease. There are only 19 female interventional cardiologists in all of Australia and New Zealand – just 4.8% of that workforce, a new...

  • Image - Online now: Key findings from the 2018 Drug Trends state interviews

    Online now: Key findings from the 2018 Drug Trends state interviews

    Friday, 30 November 2018

    Key findings from the 2018 Illicit Drug Reporting System (IDRS) and Ecstasy and Related Drugs Reporting System (EDRS) jurisdictional interviews are available online now. EDRS: Australian Capital Territory Drug Trends 2018: Key Findings from the Ecstasy and Related Drugs Reporting System (EDRS)...

  • Image -  UNSW tops latest ARC funding round

    UNSW tops latest ARC funding round

    Wednesday, 28 November 2018

    UNSW Sydney has topped the nation with $45m in funding for the most university research projects through the latest round of Australian Research Council (ARC) funding. The University’s 114 projects span climate change and coastal ecosystems, genome editing, cyber-attacks and low-cost technology....

  • Image - Property Industry Unite to Wipeout Dementia - Raising $150,000 for CHeBA

    Property Industry Unite to Wipeout Dementia - Raising $150,000 for CHeBA

    Saturday, 24 November 2018

    HEIDI DOUGLASS | h.douglass@unsw.edu.au For the full image gallery, see Wipeout Dementia November 2018 Surf Off. With people aged 65 and over set to comprise over 20% of the population within the next decade and dementia now the single greatest cause of disability in this demographic, senior...

  • Image - Bioinformatic speed-dating

    Bioinformatic speed-dating

    Monday, 19 November 2018

    Christina Kingen Event connects medicine, biology, big data and technology to generate opportunities for cross-disciplinary research and collaboration. Over 120 researchers, clinicians and postgraduate students from 30 different schools, centres and institutes across UNSW recently came together to...

  • Image -  Cancer researcher takes out top NSW health awards

    Cancer researcher takes out top NSW health awards

    Friday, 16 November 2018

    Lucy Carroll Adolescent and young adult oncologist and UNSW academic Dr Antoinette Anazodo​ has won multiple awards for making fertility treatments more accessible ​for people with cancer. Leading oncologist and UNSW academic Dr Antoinette Anazodo has been recognised at the 2018 NSW Health...

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