UNSW Medicine

Mental health and work

The government's contention that employment is positive for those with mental illness is strongly supported by the evidence, write Philip Mitchell and Geoffrey Waghorn.

breakfast

For most people, it makes sense for breakfast to contribute to a healthy balanced diet, writes Rosemary Stanton.

Genetic testing

The rapid reduction in cost of DNA sequencing has made this one-time fantastical idea an emerging reality, but there are many reasons to be cautious, write Caroline Ford and Orin Chisholm.

brain inflammation

While there may be a connection between inflammation and depression, one doesn’t necessarily lead to the other, write Gordon Parker and Ute Vollmer-Conna.

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Scientists, engineers and clinicians are delivering 3D printed bionics and novel electroactive materials that can communicate with muscles and nerves; they’re reprogramming cells and repairing tissues; and they’re synthesising functional nanoparticles to swim through blood and deliver drugs.

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Eminent immunologist and HIV researcher Professor Rodney Phillips begins today as Dean of Medicine at UNSW, returning home after nearly 40 years abroad.

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Our ability to visually interpret the environment around us is easily taken for granted. But what about when we start to see things that aren’t there?

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A UNSW cardiologist and a lung cancer researcher have been selected from a competitive field of Australian early career scientists to attend the 65th Lindau Nobel Laureates meeting in Germany.

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Four Indigenous students are graduating from UNSW with PhDs, with three receiving their doctorates during ceremonies on the Kensington campus this month. 

Refugee PTSD

Two innovative UNSW programs designed to help men overcome the stigma associated with mental health disorders have been recognised, receiving $900,000 in funding from beyondblue today.

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