UNSW Medicine

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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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The ease of creating a smallpox-like virus, and the growing number of vulnerable people with weakened immune systems, present challenges for emergency response planners, researchers have warned.

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Parents of babies with heart disease want early access to cardiac geneticists and genetic counsellors, new research has found.

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Digital health experts have gathered at UNSW to discuss the future of healthcare technology and the use of big data in health systems around the world at the first International Digital Health Symposium.

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