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A team of UNSW researchers secured a top 10 place in a major innovation competition by showcasing the potential of a world-first stem cell technology.

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UNSW-St Vincent’s Hospital researcher Jennifer Massey is the recipient of an MS Research Australia scholarship to examine the effects of stem cell transplant treatment on patients with MS.

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We have developed a stem cell technique capable of regenerating any human tissue damaged by injury, disease or ageing, write John Pimanda, Ralph Mobbs and Vashe Chandrakanthan.

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Australia needs to develop new and better mechanisms to translate stem cell reseach into effective therapies, write Martin Pera, Megan Munsie and Richard P Harvey.

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Two UNSW researchers are among 11 world experts to have addressed the US Congress as part of President Obama’s initiative to map the human brain.

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Researchers have discovered a population of adult stem cells in the heart, raising the prospect of new therapies to help regeneration after heart attack or heart failure.

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A UNSW stem cell researcher working to develop a cure for Alzheimers and Parkinsons is the inaugural winner of the Paul Brock Scholarship.

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In a world-first breakthrough, UNSW medical researchers have used a simple contact lens coated with stem cells to restore sight to sufferers of blinding corneal disease.

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President Obama's decision to allow US experiments on embryonic stem cells will boost Australian research, according to UNSW's Professor Peter Gunning.