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Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt has visited UNSW Sydney to announce more support for Australia’s next generation of medical researchers.

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For their outstanding research on gene function in the brain, climate change, probability and cardiovascular disease, four UNSW scientists have been awarded prestigious Australian Academy of Science medals.

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The Executive Director of The George Institute for Global Health Australia, Vlado Perkovic, is the first Australian to join the editorial board of the influential New England Journal of Medicine.

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The results of two innovative Aboriginal road safety initiatives have been announced at The George Institute for Global Health.

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A drug that lowers blood sugar levels for people with type 2 diabetes has been revealed to also significantly reduce the risk of both cardiovascular and kidney disease.

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Two of Australia’s biggest medical research organisations have entered a strategic partnership to dramatically boost health research and transform lives around the world.

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More Indigenous children are going to hospital in NSW with serious burns than non-Indigenous kids but are less likely to be treated in a paediatric burns unit, a study led by UNSW and supported by The George Institute for Global Health has found.

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The George Institute for Global Health and UNSW have announced their intention to form a strategic collaboration to bolster high-impact medical research and transform lives around the world, a priority of both organisations.