Researchers from UNSW Sydney will receive federal government funding for seven new medical research projects.
A new clinical trial led by a UNSW Medicine & Health professor receives more than $2.3m in funding.
The Kirby Institute and the School of Population Health at UNSW Sydney receive grants from the highly competitive Medical Research Future Fund.
Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt has visited UNSW Sydney to announce more support for Australia’s next generation of medical researchers.
UNSW has welcomed the federal government’s announcement of $26 million for medical researchers and clinical trials through the Medical Research Future Fund.
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.