A recent epidemic of potentially life-threatening food allergies is affecting one in 10 Australian infants, according to a new book by Winthrop Professor Susan Prescott from The University of Western Australia.
A global collaboration that included 450 West Australian participants and researchers from The University of Western Australia in the world's biggest schizophrenia study has found new DNA links to bipolar disorder.
A health professional education post graduate student from The University of Western Australia has been acknowledged at the 2011 Nursing a Midwifery Excellence Awards for her dedication to improving transfusion services.
Researchers at The University of Western Australia in collaboration with more than 200 centres from 24 countries have identified DNA links to blood pressure which could lead to new treatments for cardiovascular disease.
The possibility of redesigning the illicit recreational drug ‘ecstasy' to treat blood cancers is being explored by a team of researchers from The University of Western Australia and the University of Birmingham in England.
A research leader at the Western Australian Institute for Medical Research (WAIMR), who is working to improve the way pharmaceuticals act on the human body, has been shortlisted for an Australian Museum Eureka Prize, for "Emerging Leader in Science."
Nursing research and training at The University of Western Australia and Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital has been boosted with the appointment of Desley Hegney as Winthrop Professor of Nursing at UWA and Professor of Nursing Research at SCGH.
Sixteen mature-age students from The University of Western Australia are celebrating their success having made the decision to change their career choice and become the first to complete a two-year full-time degree course to become Registered Nurses.
A new Podiatric Surgery Clinic at The University of Western Australia will encourage clinical research in podiatric surgery, offer reduced fees for elective foot surgery patients and provide much-needed training for postgraduate students.
Findings from clinical trials for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, using a compound designed in The University of Western Australia and Australian Neuro-muscular Research Institute laboratories of Professors Steve Wilton and Sue Fletcher have been published today in the prestigious medical research journal The Lancet.