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X ray of spinal cords

Researchers at UNSW Sydney and NeuRA are using virtual reality and electrical stimulation to restore feeling, movement and function for people with spinal cord injuries.

Resilience is a process

Resilience is an adaptive process usually developed over a lifetime – but we’re taking a crash-course in it now.

Helen Christensen, Kathy Wu and Janice Fullerton

UNSW Sydney researchers have received funding for projects to investigate the use of internet-based tools in suicide prevention and the affect genetics can have on patients’ response to medicines to treat bipolar disorder or depression.

Genome testing

A UNSW Sydney researcher has received funding from the Medical Research Futures Fund to investigate genomic testing in unborn babies.  

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UNSW research into mental health, infectious disease, birth defects and respiratory health has been recognised at the 2018 NHMRC Research Excellence Awards.

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A study of dietary patterns in older adults in Australia shows those who followed a diet designed for brain health have a reduced risk of developing cognitive impairment.

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A team of researchers from NeuRA and UNSW have received funding to test eHealth and smart garment technologies designed to prevent falls in people with Parkinson’s disease.

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Researchers from NeuRA and UNSW have made a major discovery in schizophrenia research that could open doors to new treatments, research and therapies.

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Only 25% of hip fracture patients leave hospital on active treatment for osteoporosis, the Australian and New Zealand Hip Fracture Registry's 2018 report shows.

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A variance in four genes has been identified in a significant proportion of people affected by cleft lip and palate, in research led by Neuroscience Research Australia and UNSW Sydney.

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