UNSW Medicine & Health

Orazio Vittorio

Childhood cancer researcher Dr Orazio Vittorio has received a 2021 Young Tall Poppy Science Award for his work in developing treatments for childhood cancers.

Heart monitor

A study involving Victor Chang and UNSW Sydney researchers has been given a significant funding boost to investigate genetic causes of atrial fibrillation.

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From the things you choose to focus on, to the support you seek from others, to the way you look after your physical health — these coping strategies could help you through Melbourne's latest lockdown.

variant of SARS-CoV-2

Associate Professor Stuart Turville from UNSW Sydney and the Kirby Institute's Immunovirology and Pathogenesis Program explains how variants emerge, how they are detected and what we know about the B.1617 variant.

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Associate Professor Stuart Turville from UNSW Sydney’s Kirby Institute leads a team that has developed genetically “supercharged” cells to quickly understand

kirby cells

In this video, watch how the SARS-CoV-2 virus takes over cells by ‘melting’ them into each other.

a street with a 30kmh speed sign

The push for 30km/h speed limits is not about revenue-raising or anti-cars. Even a seemingly small decrease from 40km/h to 30km/h makes a huge difference to the safety and liveability of local streets.

Sad and depressed woman sitting alone

The world's largest bipolar genomics study will help to better diagnose and treat people who are likely to develop the condition. 

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Community leaders or trusted work colleagues can be COVID vaccine advocates and help boost vaccination rates. Here are some simple steps they can take.

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