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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A landmark genetics study involving UNSW researchers offers new hope for patients with dilated cardiomyopathy, the most common reason for a heart transplant.

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A UNSW researcher has discovered that heart muscle cells retain the ability to replicate well into preadolescence, overturning more than a century of scientific theory.

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UNSW Conjoint Professor Boris Martinac has been elected a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science, in recognition of his outstanding contribution to science.

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Australian scientists have made a landmark discovery that could help women minimise or even avoid the risk of having a baby born with congenital birth defects.

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Researchers have discovered a population of adult stem cells in the heart, raising the prospect of new therapies to help regeneration after heart attack or heart failure.