UNSW Medicine & Health

New born baby

A trial has revealed that babies with SMA treated with gene therapy are meeting the normal developmental milestones of any baby.

Clinical trial photo

Projects protecting against loss of kidney function for diabetes patients and refining ovarian cancer prognosis have received NHMRC funding.

young woman on sofa in pain

A major study led by UNSW medical researchers and NSW Health has tracked the recovery of nearly 3000 COVID-19 cases in NSW.

Cervical Cancer testing in PNG

Researchers at the Kirby Institute at UNSW Sydney have been awarded $1.59 million to pursue the elimination of cervical cancer in rural Papua New Guinea.

very angry young girl

Early childhood emotional and behavioural problems can increase the risk of later contact with the criminal justice system.

health worker with mask and gloves

Health workers have long called for better protections against COVID-19. Well fitting masks are now required when caring for COVID-19 patients. But the guidelines on ventilation miss the mark.

2021 UNSW Alumni Award winners

The Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, a debut novelist, and the co-founders of Shippit, the fastest-growing shipping platform in Asia Pacific, are some of the UNSW alumni recognised this year.

Jane McAdam

Scientia Professor Jane McAdam leads the list of UNSW Sydney recipients of 2021 Queen's Birthday Honours.

person in hospital bed

A new study shows the impact of systemic neglect in health care on people with intellectual disability.

Young depressed person

A new report reveals how COVID-19 affected young Australians during the pandemic restrictions last year. 

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