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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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Streamlined education gives women confidence and support on breast cancer genetic testing

Friday, 28 April 2017

A new streamlined model of offering genetic testing to younger women newly diagnosed with breast cancer has shown promising results, and could become more important as the tests become more widely used.

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Why brain stimulation isn’t what it’s cracked up to be

Friday, 28 April 2017

OPINION: Interest in electrical brain stimulation has skyrocketed in recent years, both in the popular

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POWCS Postgraduate Student Group Catch-ups - Wednesday 26 April

Friday, 21 April 2017

The POWCS Postgraduate Student Group Catch-ups are a monthly social event to get to know other students across the Lowy and POWH.

The next group meeting is on Wednesday, 26 April at 5pm

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Bright Building begins new era for health care and medical research

Tuesday, 18 April 2017

Scientific discoveries will be translated to clinical care more rapidly with the collaboration of partners under one roof at the newly-opened Bright Building.

Premier Gladys Berejiklian and Health Minister Brad Hazzard opened the $114 million building on the Randwick Hospitals Campus on Tuesday.

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Volunteer efforts for oncology in Vietnam awarded

Tuesday, 18 April 2017

The spirit of collaboration and friendship keeps Professor David Goldstein returning every year to Hue, central Vietnam, where he volunteers his time and knowledge to a local oncology project.

The Prince of Wales Clinical School conjoint professor has been project director to the Health Volunteers Overseas (HVO) oncology project in Hue since 2012.

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