Two UNSW researchers investigating medical pathology and electric currents in quantum devices have won prestigious awards from Australia’s National Measurement Institute.
A new gene sequencing technology being used to map the human genome is set to transform the diagnosis of cancer and other diseases, potentially saving lives.
Childhood trauma is understood to be a significant risk factor for developing a psychotic or mood disorder later in life. But how does this trauma change our brain’s stress response systems?
UNSW pancreatic cancer researcher Professor Minoti Apte has been named the 2015 NSW Woman of the Year for her contributions to medical research, tertiary education and the Indian community.
UNSW research into childhood cancer and treatments for patients with nerve damage has received major backing in the latest round of funding from The Cancer Institute NSW.
A UNSW review of the proposed Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement has found potential economic gains may come at a cost to Australians' health.
A process of viral mutation, known as “genetic drift”, could compromise efforts to combat the world's worst known epidemic of Ebola, writes Peter White.
A study that sequenced 100 pancreatic cancer genomes for the first time provides a new understanding of the disease’s origin and may help guide future treatment.
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.
If the key to reducing the health inequalities experienced by rural communities lies in better access to health care, then the federal government is treading a very delicate path, writes Damien Limberger.