Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute

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. 

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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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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.

Boris Martinac

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.