Health

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Researchers led by the US Mayo Clinic and UNSW Sydney have found that patients with high-grade ovarian cancer showed the most infiltration with a type of white blood cell, which were associated with longer overall survival.

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Research by the Black Dog Institute and UNSW Sydney shows that training managers about mental health can have a direct effect in improving occupational outcomes for employees.

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A new Centre of Research Excellence in mental illness and substance use is one of 36 UNSW projects or fellowships funded by the National Health and Medical Research Council, to commence in 2018.

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Launching in Mental Health Week, the NeuRA Talks seminar series will feature world class scientists and breakthrough mental health research.

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UNSW Professor Ian Harris and Conjoint Professor Jacqueline Close, based at Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA), have been awarded for their work to improve care for hip fracture patients.

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The first research grants have been awarded for microbiome research to be carried out at a new dedicated St George Hospital-based centre.

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Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation grants will help UNSW researchers in their mission to improve the long-term survival of women with ovarian cancer.

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Researchers from Sydney's Garvan Institute and the UK have developed a glow-in-the-dark 'biosensor mouse' that offers a real-time readout of the rapidly changing "skeleton" within cells. 

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A survey to determine trends in the patterns of Australian drug use and the drug market has found a shift towards the higher purity crystal form of MDMA.

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Even small amounts of exercise – from as little as one hour per week – can offer significant protection against depression, an international research team led by the Black Dog Institute has found.

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