An international study involving researchers at The University of Western Australia School of Medicine and Pharmacology and the Centre for Medical Research has provided new insights into the genetics of bone disease that may allow future genetic profiling to identify people at risk of metabolic bone disease.
The University of Western Australia's leading role in pathology has been strengthened with the appointment of Dr Wendy Erber as Winthrop Professor, Chair and Head of the School of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.
Sequencing of the DNA of species as diverse as the giant panda and the cucumber will be one of the topics discussed at the first Perth satellite meeting of the Australia-China Biomedical Research Conference on Monday.
A Chair of Musculoskeletal Medicine is to be established at The University of Western Australia under an agreement involving UWA, Arthritis & Osteoporosis WA and the North Metropolitan Area Health Service.
The diseases of ageing including Alzheimer's, dementia, stroke and Parkinson's disease will be the focus of the 2011 Symposium of Western Australian Neuroscience to be held on 29 April at The University of Western Australia.
More than 130 doctors, surgical trainees, surgical interns, theatre nurses and GPs from across Western Australia will converge on Bunbury this weekend to update their expertise on effectively handling surgical emergencies in isolated locations.
With the introduction of New Courses 2012, most professional qualifications from UWA will be obtained by completing a postgraduate degree course following an undergraduate degree. The timetable for the introduction of new professional postgraduate courses has been set.
The University of Western Australia has awarded its highest accolade for excellence in teaching to six exceptional teachers selected from the UWA nominations to the national Australian Learning and Teaching Council Awards.
Students who include an engineer, music teacher, psychology graduate, physiotherapist, politics graduate and lawyer have become the first to emerge as doctors from the Faculty’s Graduate Entry Medical Program.