Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute

Dr Emily Wong

One of three awarded each year, the Snow Medical Research Foundation Fellowship aims to develop Australia’s next generation of outstanding biomedical research leaders.

Blood smear under microscopy showing on Adult acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is a type of cancer in which the bone marrow makes abnormal myeloblasts a type of white blood cell.

Scientists have tracked and analysed cancer cell behaviour with a novel cellular ‘barcoding technology’.

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25 UNSW academics receive Ideas Grants for research in medicine and health, science and engineering.

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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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Scientists have discovered a critical new gene in zebrafish that helps them repair damaged heart muscle.

Dr Negin Hesam-Shariati and Associate Professor Sylvia Gustan

Teaching people to gain control over their brain to relieve chronic pain and improving food and water security are two of the innovative UNSW Sydney projects to receive Ideas Grants.

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World record-breaker Dr Nikki Bart shares lessons learnt on the world's highest mountains. 

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.

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UNSW research into mental health, infectious disease, birth defects and respiratory health has been recognised at the 2018 NHMRC Research Excellence Awards.

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UNSW Professor Sally Dunwoodie and her team discovered the potential of vitamin B3 to treat a molecular deficiency causing miscarriages and complex birth defects.

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