medical research

Medical research

Australian medical research needs to ensure men's and women’s medical issues are analysed equally, according to a report published today.

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A new Centre of Research Excellence in mental illness and substance use is one of 36 UNSW projects or fellowships funded by the National Health and Medical Research Council, to commence in 2018.

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Only 9.6% of new drugs in development in the years 2006-2015 successfully made it to the market to be used by patients.

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A UNSW cardiologist and a lung cancer researcher have been selected from a competitive field of Australian early career scientists to attend the 65th Lindau Nobel Laureates meeting in Germany.

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It is a jungle out there, and the road for early career researchers is not easy, writes Louis Wang.

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As a researcher working on new treatments for pancreatic cancer and the wife of a cancer survivor, Dr Phoebe Phillips knows better than most the importance of medical research.

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UNSW and ABC RN have launched Top 5 under 40, an exciting initiative to find Australia's early-career researchers with a flair and passion for communicating their work.

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If properly designed, the proposed $20 billion Medical Research Future Fund would keep talented researchers in Australia and help bolster exactly the kind of high-tech clever manufacturing industries we need, writes Phil Hogg.

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If we want to cure cancer we need to think like venture capitalists: backing big, radical ideas and taking commensurate risks, writes Peter Smith. 

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The UNSW-affiliated medical research centre, the Ingham Institute, has officially opened in Sydney.

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