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Cynthia Shannon Weickert and Tertia Purves-Tyson

The researchers will investigate brain inflammation in people with schizophrenia and work towards developing new treatments.

Woman conducting cancer research

UNSW researchers have secured funding for 36 world-leading projects in the latest National Health and Medical Research Council funding round.

Elderly couple walking arm in arm in a park

The Watch Walk algorithm could help reduce falls and fall-related injuries in elderly people, study shows.

A woman clutches at her back and grimaces in pain

A treatment that trains both the brain and the body has shown important effects on pain and disability, a new study has found.

A child wearing helmet and motorcycling gear does a wheelie on a dirt track

Safety of off-road motorcycles needs more attention as study shows two-wheelers account for more hospitalisation of children in NSW than quad-bikes.

Medical lab

Projects testing the cost-effectiveness of vaporised nicotine products to quit smoking and understanding the health factors influencing dementia are among those to receive NHMRC funding.

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Sylvia Gustin’s research will facilitate spinal cord injury cure and improve therapies for chronic pain.

Woman sitting on bed pressing her head in pain

Chemical ‘messengers’ called neurotransmitters help regulate our emotions – but scientists have noticed a disruption to their levels in people with chronic pain.

Sad and depressed woman sitting alone

The world's largest bipolar genomics study will help to better diagnose and treat people who are likely to develop the condition. 

Health and medical research

Researchers to examine new treatments for “ice” use, Crohn’s disease, spinal cord injuries, and new methods for detecting epidemics.

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