UNSW has hosted its inaugural Postdoctoral Academy Awards for researchers in Medicine, Science and Engineering whose names don’t often get up in lights.
The prevalence of hepatitis is dropping among prison entrants, but infection rates could fall even faster through better immunisation and treatment, new research shows.
Hopes for an effective vaccine against the potentially fatal hepatitis C infection have received a major boost following the discovery of two 'Achilles' heels' within the virus.
Genetic fingerprinting may predict who will benefit from early hepatitis C treatment and who will clear the virus spontaneously, new research shows.
The Parliamentary Secretary for Health, Mark Butler, will open the 11th Social Research Conference on HIV, hepatitis C and related diseases at the University of New South Wales this week (8-9 April).
Research to prevent falls in older people and to combat hepatitis C infection are among the big winners in a new round of health funding.
Every dollar spent on needle and syringe programs saves four dollars by preventing life-threatening infections, according to UNSW research.
The spread of hepatitis C has halved over the past decade, while chlamydia continues to rise, according to research released by UNSW's National HIV Research Centres.
Up to 70 percent of hepatitis C patients could be cured if they seek early treatment, an international study coordinated by UNSW researchers has found.
UNSW has been awarded the largest Australian grant in its history, receiving $17.7 million in funding to advance understanding of HIV and hepatitis C.