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Hip fracture research receives Health Services Research Award

Monday, 9 October 2017

A web-based audit of hip fracture care and secondary fracture prevention has been recognised as an important contribution to health services research.

 

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Congratulations to new Associate Professors

Monday, 18 September 2017

The staff and students of the Prince of Wales Clinical School congratulate Dr Jason Wong, Lowy Cancer Research Centre, and Dr James McAuley, NeuRA, on their promotions to Associate Professor. These changes will take effect from 1 January 2018.

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POWCS PhD student recognised with Young Investigator Award for kidney disease research

Tuesday, 25 July 2017

UNSW PhD student, Dr Adeniyi Borire’s research contributions have been recognised with the American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM) 2017 Golseth Young Investigator Award.

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Improving the “wait and see” approach in MDS blood cancer treatment

Tuesday, 18 July 2017

Researchers are closer to helping the 50% of people with a group of blood disorders that can transform into acute leukemia but who don’t respond to the best available treatment.

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POWCS Students Win Medals

Wednesday, 21 June 2017

Congratulations to all our students who graduated with all Faculty of Medicine undergraduate students in the Sir John Clancy Auditorium on Saturday 17th June.

Two POWCS students were awarded medals:

 

Bachelor of Medical Studies

Doctor of Medicine and

The Foundation Year Graduates Medal

BMed MD Distinction

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SESLHD Staff Awarded Medical Research Scholarships

Wednesday, 21 June 2017

Three SESLHD staff are amongst 26 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) candidates statewide, recently awarded a PhD scholarship for trailblazing health projects.

The scholarships are part of a $1.5 million NSW Government program to advance the careers of early stage researchers in health and medical research.

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Ovarian tumour research among studies funded by NSW Health scholarships

Friday, 16 June 2017

An analysis of mucinous ovarian cancers is among the successful studies awarded in the inaugural round of the NSW Health PhD Scholarships Program.

Four UNSW PhD candidates won funding for the scholarships announced by NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard, matched by the host universities or partner organisations.

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Survey puts disabling chemotherapy side effect in focus

Monday, 5 June 2017

People who have received chemotherapy that can cause damage to the nerves are being invited to take part in a survey to better understand the impact of these side effects on the health, activity and quality of life of cancer survivors.

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UNSW celebrates its star graduates

Wednesday, 24 May 2017

Fifth-year medical student Beryl Lin was recognised in the awards’ only graduand category, Student Volunteering. Beryl has volunteered hundreds of hours as a peer teacher, convened state leadership conferences, and run mentoring programs. As a Medicine Faculty Board member, she is active in improving teaching, learning, and assessment processes.

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World-first implantation of 3D-printed vertebrae takes place in Australia

Tuesday, 9 May 2017

Ralph Mobbs, a neurosurgeon from the Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, Australia, has replaced two cancerous vertebrae with 3D-printed implants, according to a report from the Australian Broadcasting Company (ABC). The world-first surgery took approximately 15 hours, and involved the separation and re-attachment of the patient’s skull from his spinal tissue.

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