The discovery has implications for tailored treatments and the development of new drugs.
Professor Elgene Lim has been recognised for his outstanding outcomes in breast cancer research.
Medical researchers are now working on validations and expect the test to be standard in global pathology labs within five years.
Academics in the fields of climate science, oncology and human rights are honoured in 2022.
This 2022 round of grants will support research across UNSW Sydney’s six faculties, with topics ranging from cooling technologies for urban heat mitigation to systemic risk in insurance.
Medicine, science and biomedical engineering academics receive grants to explore new approaches to cancer treatment.
25 UNSW academics receive Ideas Grants for research in medicine and health, science and engineering.
Medical researchers have outlined a strategy to generate future-proofed COVID-19 vaccines that can resist emergent new viral strains.
Researchers have independently validated industry-leading blood tests that can detect the DNA released by tumours.
UNSW scientists have been honoured for their world-changing discoveries, including revealing the physics of sea-level change, understanding heatwaves, and creating cheap flexible stable and non-toxic solar cells.