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Image - UNSW researchers win ticket to Nobel summit

A UNSW cardiologist and lung cancer researcher have been selected from a competitive field of Australian early career scientists to attend the 65th Lindau Nobel Laureates meeting in...

Published: 18 June 2015
Image - Medicine, science and law lead UNSW's Queen’s Birthday honours

Scientists, medical researchers and lawyers are among UNSW staff and alumni recognised in this year’s Queen's Birthday honours.

UNSW congratulates all its staff, alumni, advisers and...

Published: 9 June 2015
Image - Young researchers are missing out in science's survival of the fittest

OPINION: A person generally embarks on a career in research for altruistic reasons. There may be an instrinsic love for science and discovery, but this is often coupled with an equal desire to...

Published: 3 June 2015
Image - Research finds turbo-charging hormone can regrow the heart

Researchers have discovered a way to stimulate muscle regrowth in the heart of a mouse, opening up prospects of new treatments for the 55,000 Australians who experience a heart attack each year....

Published: 7 April 2015
Image - Landmark genetics study offers new hope for heart patients

A landmark genetics study published today offers new hope for patients with dilated cardiomyopathy, a condition in which the heart progressively enlarges, resulting in cardiac failure.


Published: 15 January 2015
Image - The heart that regenerates itself

A UNSW researcher based at the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute, in collaboration with colleagues at Emory University in the United States, have discovered that heart muscle cells retain...

Published: 12 May 2014
Associate Professor David Brown

UNSW researchers have already discovered a molecule that holds promise as a drug target for progressive MS, now they hope to put the research into practice. 

There are currently no...

Published: 6 March 2014
Image - DIY renovators at risk from asbestos exposure

Home renovators are putting themselves at risk of developing malignant mesothelioma in later life, according to research co-authored by a UNSW academic.

Asbestos exposure is causally...

Published: 17 September 2013