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UNSW medical psychology researcher wins Harkness Fellowship

Associate Professor Nadine Kasparian has won the 2018–19 Harkness Fellowship in Health Care Policy and Practice.

Life Scientist 19 September, 2018

Identifying gut microbes linked to mammalian evolution

Scientists have made a key advance towards understanding which of the trillions of gut microbes may play important roles in how humans and other mammals evolve.

Life Scientist 18 September, 2018

Immune cells associated with schizophrenia

Scientists have identified immune cells in greater amounts in the brains of some people with schizophrenia — a breakthrough that could transform global...

Life Scientist 17 September, 2018

Protein found to help limit inflammation

Researchers have uncovered a previously unknown role for the cholesterol regulatory protein LRP1, showing that it also manages the body's inflammation response.

Life Scientist 17 September, 2018

Breakthroughs in antibiotics old and new

In good news for the fight against antibiotic resistance, one research team has successfully adjusted an existing antibiotic and another has identified a promising new...

Life Scientist 13 September, 2018

Biotechnology
STEM superstar on the juggle, the struggle and the joy

STEM superstar on the juggle, the struggle and the joy

Marine ecologist and ecosystem modeller Jess Melbourne-Thomas is one of two Tasmanians who were named as Science and Technology Australia's...

Article 06 September, 2018
Health & Medical
Cancer drugs tested on live human tumours

Cancer drugs tested on live human tumours

Researchers are using surgically removed breast and prostate tumour specimens to rapidly screen different drugs to see which ones most effectively...

Article 23 August, 2018
Life Sciences
Immune cells associated with schizophrenia

Immune cells associated with schizophrenia

Scientists have identified immune cells in greater amounts in the brains of some people with schizophrenia — a breakthrough that could...

Article 17 September, 2018
Molecular Biology
Yin Yang protein may fuel breast cancer growth

Yin Yang protein may fuel breast cancer growth

Cancer cells are much more reliant on the Yin Yang1 molecule than normal cells, and this may drive breast cancer growth.

Article 26 July, 2018
Lab Technology
Award-winning digital innovations for the health sector

Award-winning digital innovations for the health sector

The winning entries in the 2015 national iAwards have brought a range of benefits to a variety of sectors — with the health sector being no...

Article 09 September, 2015
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