UNSW Medicine

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Sufferers of chronic low back pain can look forward to a safe and side effect-free way to ease their discomfort, thanks to a team including UNSW researchers.

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With falls and fractures a leading cause of hospitalisation in seniors, NeuRA and UNSW medical researcher Kim Delbaere has developed an exercise-based fall prevention app to support older people living at home. 

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UNSW Sydney will expand its Wagga Wagga Rural Clinical School to provide a complete medical degree, after a budget boost for rural medical training. 

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UNSW faculties of Medicine and Engineering are investing nearly $2m in four clincally-led biomedical engineering initatives that will help address major health problems.

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Researchers from UNSW and Harvard have identified that replacing two naturally occurring molecules can reverse the ageing process of blood vessels in mice, boosting the animals' physical endurance.

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High-speed imaging techniques have revealed that a coordinated “zippering” up of expanding rings on the surface of developing embryos is a critical step in their healthy development.

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A landmark study on the standard of healthcare for Australian children has found that while clinicians generally adhere to treatment guidelines, there are areas that could improve.

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Biomedical researcher Katharina Gaus has been recognised for her pioneering work using super-resolution microscopes to examine how the immune system reacts to disease.

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The level of activity in the resting brain has a direct link to the ability to do well on cognitive tests, according to new research from the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing at UNSW Sydney.

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UNSW medical researchers whose work focuses on the beginning and the end of life have received three of six grants awarded by the HCF Research Foundation.

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