Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
Research into Alzheimer’s disease has received a fillip from two UWA benefactors who say they are at the age when the problem is rife.
A conference initiated by UWA medical students to showcase undergraduate health research has proven so successful in its second year that it could become a national event.
The notion of the general practice rooms being a research laboratory is beginning to be recognised, especially in the Eastern States.
A sixth-year medical student who won an award for his outstanding efforts as a volunteer mentor to other medical students hopes to continue to support students during his years as a hospital doctor.
Health professionals will have the chance to brush up on the emergency management of dental and facial trauma in the sporting arena at a congress in Perth next year.
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The West Australian:
An international expert on immunology and transplant matching is a believer in getting an early taste of medical research before the demands of work and family make it trickier.
Professor Terry Nolan, Foundation Head of the University of Melbourne School of Population Health, says the Bachelor of Medicine Science degree was profoundly life-changing.
A Faculty team has added to its success in establishing a multi-faceted international research program with China on the anticancer properties of green tea by winning a prestigious national award.
A staff development program for clinical teachers in medicine has been so popular that it has been expanded and rolled out to other health professionals.
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An unusual partnership between a group of surgeons and engineers at UWA is showing promising results that could change the way cancer is detected.
The winner of a rural award for medical students will head to the UK next year to examine why rural cancer patients have poorer survival rates than their urban counterparts.
A Centre of Excellence in Indigenous Medical Education is being mooted for UWA.
Season’s greetings to all our readers. As 2008 draws to an end it is appropriate to reflect on some of the achievements of another demanding year.
Regenerative medicine is a new buzzword in biomedical research and describes an emerging area of medicine, according to a leading Faculty investigator.
A student exchange program with China is proving popular, with UWA fifth-year medical students choosing to do elective placements of six weeks at a major hospital in Nanjing after winning scholarships
In a bid to help redress the health inequities for people with mental illness in WA, the HealthRight project, jointly partnered by the Faculty, has been successfully encouraging this group to visit th
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