Health

Dr Orazio Vittorio

Researchers from Children’s Cancer Institute and UNSW Sydney have published a paper describing how copper in tumours modulates tumour immune evasion.

An Australian white ibis looks for food scraps in a rubbish bin

The coronavirus pandemic is a timely reminder that diseases can jump from animals to humans in our own backyard too, a UNSW virologist says.

Low ROR1 staining in endometrial cancer

A new study has identified a key gene in aggressive endometrial cancer, which could lead to a targeted therapeutic strategy to improve survival rates. 

Formalin-Fixed Paraffin-Embedded (FFPE) tumour blocks in Professor Ramus’ lab

A global team of medical researchers led by UNSW have developed a test that could help to predict survival for women diagnosed with ovarian cancer, and pave the way towards personalised treatment.

man with friend-support worker

An innovative e-health tool for people with intellectual disability aims to improve their mental health care.

coronavirus vaccine with Russia flag

If the vaccine does not protect individuals from infection, those who have been vaccinated could falsely believe they are protected.

woman wearing cloth mask

A few simple pointers can help you spot a quality mask from a dud.

woman ageing face

As modern medicine improves, so too does our ability to stave off disease. But can we overcome the most inescapable of afflictions - old age? Researchers around the world are trying to find out.

Child holding parent's hand

UNSW Sydney researchers are leading a program to help childhood brain cancer survivors improve the quality of their life.

The Spirit People Dreaming by Joanne Nasir.

The Career Pathways Project Report has identified the strengths that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health staff bring to service delivery and the key enablers to developing their career pathways in health.

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