UNSW Medicine

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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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A simulated accident and realistic injuries had UNSW senior medical students putting their clinical skills to the test.

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An internationally acclaimed line up of speakers will unravel the secrets of successful ageing at this week's Living To 100 conference, hosted by the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA) at UNSW.

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UNSW Professor Sally Dunwoodie and her team discovered the potential of vitamin B3 to treat a molecular deficiency causing miscarriages and complex birth defects.

Opioids

The number of people dying as a result of opioid use has risen markedly, says a report by the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre at UNSW Sydney.

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UNSW researchers have been recognised in the prestigious Young Tall Poppy Science Awards for work on mental health in young people and building engineered tissue that reduces heart failure.

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New scholarships funded by Western NSW Local Health District will help Indigenous students study medicine at UNSW and then return to the west of the state for internships. 

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Pre-eclampsia can be dangerous for expectant mothers, but there are ways to monitor and minimise the risks.

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For one family, the resources available to support Indigenous people at UNSW – including the Shalom Gamarada Residential Scholarship – have been especially valuable for career success. 

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Professor Jason Abbott will lead a major clinical trial program as part of Australia’s first national action plan on a condition that affects 1 in 10 women.

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