School of Medical Sciences

Immune cell

Breakthrough cellular genomics technology has allowed Garvan and UNSW Sydney researchers to reveal genetic mutations causing rogue behaviour in the cells at the root of autoimmune disease.

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UNSW Medicine alumna Elizabeth de Somer has been appointed CEO of Medicines Australia, the country’s peak body representing the innovative medicine industry.

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From ward rounds to sellout crowds, UNSW medical student Sophie Payten strikes the perfect chord.

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Dust particles in the air may be more harmful to asthmatics than soot from one of Australia's main roadways, UNSW research shows.

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A diet of junk food not only makes rats fat, it also reduces their appetite for novel foods and a balanced diet, UNSW research shows.

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We are about to be hit with a “tsunami” of changes caused by radical developments in anti-ageing technologies, predicts UNSW Professor David Sinclair, who’s been recognised with a major national research medal. 

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Australia’s first interactive app showcasing more than 1000 human diseases is changing the way students study medicine.

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Children fighting a life-threatening form of cancer could be treated with a revolutionary anti-cancer therapy as early as next year, following the formation of a research alliance to fast-track development of a drug pioneered by UNSW researchers.

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UNSW and Harvard professor David Sinclair has been named by Time as one of the 100 most influential people in the world and "the geneticist who is making age reversal real".

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Researchers at UNSW have for the first time used electrical pulses delivered from a cochlear implant to deliver gene therapy, successfully regrowing auditory nerves.

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