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  • Image -  Mackenzie’s Mission to help families access genetic testing

    Mackenzie’s Mission to help families access genetic testing

    Friday, 16 November 2018

    UNSW Media/Australian Genomics An unprecedented national project to assess whether thousands of couples are at risk of having children with severe genetic conditions was launched today. UNSW researchers will play a leading role in a $20 million project to provide 10,000 couples with genetic...

  • Image -  UNSW research teams win grants to tackle pancreatic cancer

    UNSW research teams win grants to tackle pancreatic cancer

    Friday, 16 November 2018

    Lucy Carroll Two top UNSW cancer researchers, Professor Christopher Heeschen and Associate Professor Phoebe Phillips, have been awarded grants for research to fight one of the world’s deadliest cancers. Leading UNSW cancer researchers Professor Christopher Heeschen and Associate Professor Phoebe...

  • 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...

  • Clinicians may be prescribing psychotropic drugs 'off-label' to manage behaviour issues like aggression. Picture: Shutterstock

    Adults on the autism spectrum prescribed mental health drugs without diagnoses

    Wednesday, 14 November 2018

    Adults on the autism spectrum are being prescribed mental health drugs in instances where there is limited supporting evidence to do so. This was one of the findings of a UNSW-led study that looked at the use of psychotropic medication – or medication for mental health problems – by adults on the...

  • Dr Ralph Mobbs receiving certificate

    POWCS Supervisor wins Outstanding Postgraduate Research Supervisor Award

    Wednesday, 14 November 2018

    The Arc Postgraduate Council has awarded Associate Professor Ralph Mobbs the 2018 title of Outstanding Postgraduate Research Supervisor Award, recognising his "outstanding supervisory conduct and invaluable contribution to the supervision of higher degree research candidates". This is a UNSW Sydney...

  • Image -  Honorary doctorate awarded to Ita Buttrose, health advocate and inspirational role model

    Honorary doctorate awarded to Ita Buttrose, health advocate and inspirational role model

    Tuesday, 13 November 2018

    Ita Buttrose has been awarded the University’s highest honour in recognition of her eminent service to health. Journalist and businesswoman Ita Buttrose has been awarded UNSW’s highest honour – an honorary UNSW Medicine doctorate. At last week’s UNSW Medicine graduation ceremony, Ms Buttrose...

  • Image -  Owen Glenn provides major grant for liver cancer research

    Owen Glenn provides major grant for liver cancer research

    Thursday, 08 November 2018

    Philanthropist Sir Owen Glenn has donated $3 million for research to be led by UNSW academics at the Microbiome Research Centre, based at St George Hospital. A major liver cancer research program, led by Australia’s first Microbiome Research Centre, has received a $3 million grant from...

  • Image - UNSW academic wins Franklin Women scholarship

    UNSW academic wins Franklin Women scholarship

    Friday, 02 November 2018

    Dr Ursula Sansom-Daly from the School of Women's & Children's Health at UNSW Medicine has won a travel scholarship that aims to tackle barriers faced by women in science Franklin Women, a social enterprise that aims to help retain women in STEM careers, has announced UNSW’s Dr Ursula Sansom-...

  • Image - Ageing With Purpose

    Ageing With Purpose

    Thursday, 01 November 2018

    HEIDI DOUGLASS | h.douglass@unsw.edu.au It was an engaged and enthusiastic audience that filled the auditorium at The Juniors yesterday, Wednesday, 31st October 2018, for the Aged Care Psychiatry Service, South Eastern Sydney Local Health District’s annual healthy ageing forum.  With 15% of the...

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