UNSW Medicine

Genome testing

A UNSW Sydney researcher has received funding from the Medical Research Futures Fund to investigate genomic testing in unborn babies.  

Stuart Turville in the Kirby Institute’s Glendonbrook laboratories

At a high-security lab at UNSW Sydney, scientists are working around the clock to develop treatments and therapies to manage COVID-19. Here’s what their days look like.

Ventilators

A partnership between UNSW Sydney and NSW Health will provide back-up ventilator capacity by collecting ventilators from non-hospital sources and preparing them for clinical use.

Jason Kovacic

Professor Jason Kovacic has received a $2.5m cardiovascular research leadership grant which will see him relocate to UNSW Sydney and the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute.

Alberto Ospina Stella in the Kirby Institute’s PC3 containment lab

Investigating the virus’ lifespan, creating safe virus lookalikes, and studying immunotherapy solutions are just some of the collaborative research projects happening in a high-level containment lab at UNSW Medicine’s Kirby Institute.

walkers on a crowded path

We've all seen the increases in people walking and cycling on shared paths so crowded it's almost impossible to maintain physical distancing. This must be fixed, and quickly.

Know your HIV status

Global research collaboration led by The Kirby Institute to identify crucial clinical strategies for people living with COVID-19 and HIV.

We need to talk about mental health and COVID-19

UNSW Professor says the hidden threat from COVID-19 is long-term mental health issues.

GP

Poorer health outcomes might be the consequence of insufficient recognition and funding of general practice research, a new article says.

Two people running

We need urgent measures to support safe walking, cycling and social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic, Australian experts say.

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