UNSW Medicine

Dr Anne-Marie Eades experienced 'vicarious trauma' during her research with Aboriginal women

Dr Anne-Marie Eades’ research found that trauma and other social burdens impact Aboriginal women’s health. What she didn’t expect was the personal toll that would follow.

sleeping on grass

Sleep might be a key factor in the link between greener neighbourhoods and better health. A new study shows living in an area with more tree canopy improves people's odds of getting enough sleep.

Dr Omid Faridani, Dr Michelle McDonald, Dr Joanna Achinger-Kawecka and Associate Professor Alex Swarbrick)

Four UNSW Sydney researchers have received funding for pioneering work into pancreatic, breast and bone cancers.

 Maria Kavallaris and Gladys Berejiklian

Professor Maria Kavallaris, a pioneer of nanomedicine in Australia, is the 2020 NSW Premier's Woman of the Year.

Too easy for under-18s to buy alcohol online

Tougher laws for online alcohol sales are needed to prevent under-18s and people with an alcohol dependency from buying liquor at the touch of a button, UNSW public health researchers say.

Face mask

Q&A with Professor Mary-Louise McLaws from UNSW Medicine about COVID-19 and how it compares to SARS and when we can expect a vaccine.

Intellectual disability healthcare

Professor Julian Trollor, who exposed the gaps in healthcare for people with intellectual disability, is giving evidence to a Royal Commission. 

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.

Pregnant woman

A UNSW researcher explores the biology of infertility, and explains how a recent study in mice contributes to our understanding of reproductive ageing, with the aim of improving IVF success rates in humans.

Indigenous eye health

A systematic review by UNSW researchers has revealed Indigenous eye health needs more non-clinical resources and support.

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