OPINION: How much more "awareness" of breast cancer is needed? Is there any other cancer that people are more aware of? Let’s be bold and shift the cancer awareness spotlight to where the sun doesn’t shine, for just a moment.
The 2013 NSW Health Innovation Symposium featured 63 presentations on ground-breaking health initiatives that harness new ideas, new technologies and new approaches to the delivery of patient care. Innovation and new thinking is part of everything we do from the Ministry, through to acute care in hospital settings, to community health networks across the State.
UNSW’s Dr Kerrie McDonald has made an impassioned plea for more funding for research into brain tumours and for a more personalised approach to care.
Dr McDonald, the Head of UNSW’s Cure Brain Cancer Foundation Laboratory, is leading Australia’s only research into lower grade brain tumours in young adults.
OPINION: For more than a decade now, we have been promised that genetic knowledge would personalise our health care. The media has told us that this information will be our own medical crystal ball, and if we fail to adhere to personalised disease prevention plans we can receive targeted medicines to treat our disease.
The 2013 Dean’s Awards was held on 28 November 2013. Congratulations to the recipients from the Prince of Wales Clinical School.
The Dean, Professor Peter Smith, presented the awards to Weini Samuel, Professor Stephen Riordan and Jenny (Jia) Liu.
The important contribution to the community and the nation made by several of our UNSW Medicine staff and alumni has been recognised in the 2014 Australia Day Honours List. We would particularly like to acknowledge the following faculty members who received Member of the Order (AM).
Congratulations to Alan Truong who was awarded the UNSW Translational Cancer Research Network Prize of $200 for the best performance in PATH3208 Cancer Sciences in December. The certificate was awarded by the Translational Cancer Research Network, the University of NSW and the Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick. The official prize giving ceremony is on Thursday 13th March 2014.
Congratulations from the Prince of Wales Clinical School to all of our students who recently graduated.
The Conferring of Awards ceremony was held at the Sir John Clancy Auditorium on Friday December 6th.
Prince of Wales Clinical School would like to recognise and reward the outstanding teachers who contribute to medical student education.