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$37 million for health research

Thursday, 24 October 2013

UNSW has received $37 million in the latest round of funding from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).

Prime Minister Tony Abbott yesterday announced more than $559 million for 963 grants to health and medical researchers across Australia.

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Triple win for cancer researchers

Monday, 5 August 2013

Promising research into green tea’s anti-cancer properties has been recognised in the NSW Premier’s Awards for Outstanding Cancer Research - one of three prizes won by UNSW researchers.

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Fewer Pap tests for Australian women?

Thursday, 25 July 2013

Most Australian women are currently having more Pap smears than their health requires, according to new research led by a University of New South Wales academic.

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Notable Mentions

Friday, 14 June 2013
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Heads in the sand is no way to face cancer risks

Wednesday, 5 June 2013

OPINION: What if medical science offered you and your closest family members the opportunity to virtually eliminate your risk of developing certain cancers? In this case, there would be no invasive surgery involved, just a regular screening program and, perhaps, simple treatment.

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Despite good prognosis, some turn a blind eye to genetic screening

Tuesday, 4 June 2013

Even if Australians with newly diagnosed bowel cancer were routinely tested for a genetic predisposition to further cancers, one in three people would still not take the necessary steps to use that information to prevent further disease.

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Plaudits for Prince of Wales Clinical School Graduates

Tuesday, 14 May 2013

AMA (NSW) acknowledged the achievements of exemplary interns, residents and registrars with the 2013 Doctors-in-Training Awards.

The awards were presented at the 2013 AMA (NSW) Investec Specialist Bank Doctors - in - Training Black, Red & White Ball, 23 March in two categories:

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Legal drugs that kill

Tuesday, 30 April 2013

Dozens of new drugs will be approved for use in Australia this year and already Nick Buckley is worried some could be deadly.

While the Bureau of Statistics shows one in 15 deaths in Australia is drug related, Professor Buckley says it is a field that needs more scrutiny.

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2012 Bryan Yeo Best Teacher Award - Winners Announced

Tuesday, 15 January 2013

The Prince of Wales Clinical School is pleased to announce the following 2012 teaching awards which recognise and reward the outstanding teachers who contribute to undergraduate medical student education:

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A/Prof Claire Vajdic featured in UNSW Uniken and NineMSN News

Tuesday, 27 November 2012

An epidemic of non-Hodgkin lymphoma has led researchers to embark on a world-first study to uncover the causes. Linda McSweeny reports.

When Ian Foster first noticed a niggle in his back he didn’t think much of it. But when the pain began to keep him up at night, he knew something was wrong.

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