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

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

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

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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Image - POWCS Postgraduate Student Group Catch-ups - Wednesday 26 April

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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Image - Bright Building begins new era for health care and medical research

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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Image - Volunteer efforts for oncology in Vietnam awarded

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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Research Bazaar Sydney 3-5 July 2017 (ResBazSyd 2017)

Friday, 24 March 2017

The Research Bazaar is coordinated by UNSW, UTS, University of Sydney, Macquarie University and ANDS promoting the digital literacy emerging at the center of modern research.

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Image - ILP/Honours Info Evening on Tuesday 28 March 2017

ILP/Honours Info Evening on Tuesday 28 March 2017

Tuesday, 21 March 2017

To students commnecing their research projects in 2018,

You are invited to Prince of Wales Clinical School’s first ever program to connect ILP/Honours students with various POW Hospital departments for your research projects commencing in 2018.

This is a great opportunity to meet with prospective supervisors to discuss potential projects.

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Image - Congratulations to Emily He, recipient of the White-Walker Cancer Research (Oxford) Scholarship

Congratulations to Emily He, recipient of the White-Walker Cancer Research (Oxford) Scholarship

Tuesday, 14 February 2017

POWCS HDR student Emily He was awarded the inaugural White-Walker Cancer Research (Oxford) Scholarship, working in Oxford in 2016/17. Whilst at Oxford, Emily attended the World Cancer Congress in Paris. 

Emily describes her scholarship experience below:

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Statistical Consultant starting with POWCS 14 February

Friday, 10 February 2017

POWCS is pleased to announce that Chris Pardy, from UNSW Stats Central, will be working in the school (Lowy level 2) one day per week on Tuesdays offering free design and analysis advice to POWCS HDR and ILP students and staff*.

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