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The newly elected President of Medical Deans Australia and New Zealand has warned against politicians supporting new rural medical schools in the upcoming federal election campaign.

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Only two Australians were involved in the highest-level negotiations about what to include in the fifth edition of psychiatry’s bible the DSM – and both were from UNSW.

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UNSW Professor David Sinclair has used a compound in red wine to develop a revolutionary class of drugs with the potential to prevent age-related illnesses and extend lifespans.

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UNSW research shows a dramatic reduction in both depression and suicidal thoughts in patients who participated in a study involving internet cognitive behaviour therapy.

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Traditional Cook Islands medicines are playing a key role in the way researchers think about skin regeneration.

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A team of more than 70 staff from the Lowy Cancer Research Centre are running the City2Surf to honour their colleague Dr Tom Bee, who died last year aged 27.

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Aboriginal woman Ali Golding has been appointed as Elder in Residence in the Faculty of Medicine at UNSW - the first position of its kind in Australia.

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Associate Professor Christopher Poulos has been appointed as the founding Chair of Positive Ageing and Care at UNSW, supported by HammondCare.

The Randwick medical precinct, including UNSW, has been supported by a $16 million funding boost from the NSW Government.

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A new study has provided the first conclusive evidence that cannabis use significantly hastens the onset of psychotic illnesses during the critical years of brain development.

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