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  • Image - Cultural respect program shows little immediate impact on patient outcomes

    Cultural respect program shows little immediate impact on patient outcomes

    Monday, 25 March 2019

    A cultural respect program has done little to improve Aboriginal patients’ outcomes and health professionals’ behaviour over the short term, UNSW medical researchers say. A year-long program designed to improve cultural respect in general practice and improve health outcomes for Aboriginal patients...

  • Image - Website puts fears about depression genes into perspective

    Website puts fears about depression genes into perspective

    Friday, 22 March 2019

    Lachlan Gilbert People with a family history of depression and bipolar disorder can now evaluate the risk of developing them, thanks to a new website launched by UNSW researchers. A new interactive website launched by UNSW mental health researchers allows people with a family history of major...

  • Image - More than one in four high school students have experienced signs of depression

    More than one in four high school students have experienced signs of depression

    Wednesday, 20 March 2019

    More than a quarter of high school students have experienced signs of clinical depression and other psychiatric conditions, but most are not accessing support from mental health professionals, a UNSW-led survey reveals. More than a quarter of high school students have experienced signs of clinical...

  • 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...

  • Image - On-the-spot genome analysis

    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...

  • Image - UNSW researchers lead Cancer Council funding round

    UNSW researchers lead Cancer Council funding round

    Friday, 15 March 2019

    Lucy Carroll The grants will help UNSW researchers who are engaged in promising work to overcome pancreatic, breast, bowel and childhood cancers. Researchers examining dual treatments for pancreatic cancer and overcoming endocrine resistance in breast cancer are among four UNSW Sydney projects to...

  • Image - Transport support urgently needed to improve road safety in remote communities: survey

    Transport support urgently needed to improve road safety in remote communities: survey

    Thursday, 14 March 2019

    Ivy Shih A road safety survey highlights how to reduce risk for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in remote and rural communities. A survey led by researchers from UNSW Sydney, The George Institute and the University of Wollongong highlights the urgent need for targeted road safety...

  • Image - BIG ideas: Bringing OMICs into clinical practice

    BIG ideas: Bringing OMICs into clinical practice

    Friday, 08 March 2019

    What would you spend $10-100 million on? How would this save lives? Who is the best person in the world to lead it?  Cancer CAG’s recent BIG ideas workshop looked for answers to these questions. Centred around the theme ‘Bringing ‘OMICs’ into Clinical Practice’, leading cancer researchers from The...

  • UNSW Scientia Fellow Dr Angelica Merlot has won the 2019 NSW Young Woman of the Year.

    UNSW cancer researcher wins NSW Young Woman of the Year

    Friday, 08 March 2019

    Lucy Carroll Pancreatic and brain cancer researcher Dr Angelica Merlot hopes her award will encourage more women to join the fight against deadly diseases. UNSW cancer researcher Dr Angelica Merlot has won the 2019 NSW Young Woman of the Year awardfor her achievements and research into treatments...

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