UNSW Medicine & Health

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.

stuart turville

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. 

a large group of racially diverse people

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

kirby institute researchers in the lab

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

COVID-19 pneumonia

How we now treat COVID-19 pneumonia compared to 12 months ago makes a significant difference to survival. 

Woman with hands in front of her pelvis

I was motivated to improve the outcome for women with ovarian cancer by my experience as a junior doctor in London in 1985. But 36 years on, the results aren't what we'd hoped.

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