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Discipline of Biomedical Science

The Discipline of Biomedical Science, a Discipline within the School of Medical Sciences, is located on the Cumberland Campus at Lidcombe. The Discipline provides units of study in anatomy, physiology and other sciences for the majority of the undergraduate and some of the postgraduate students enrolled in the Faculty of Health Sciences. Around 2600 hours of teaching per year is undertaken in the Discipline´s teaching laboratories.

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Congratulations to Bio PhD student Benjamin Trist for being awarded the Sydney Medical School Dean's Prize for Student Research Publications

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Congratulations to BIOS and Brain and Mind Centre PhD student Benjamin Trist for being awarded the Sydney Medical School Dean's Prize for Student Research Publications for his 2017 paper published in Acta Neuropathologica....

NHMRC interview with A/Professor Kay Double published on their website for World Parkinson's Disease Day

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An interview with Discipline of Biomedical Science academic Assoc Prof Kay Double was featured on the NHMRC webpage this week to coincide with Parkinson’s disease day.

Congratulations to Bio PhD student Kathryn Mathews who has been awarded the 2018 Leslie Rich Scholarship for Research into Dementia

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Congratulations to Bio PhD student, Kathryn Mathews, has been awarded the 2018 Leslie Rich Scholarship for Research into Dementia. Kathryn, who is based at the Brain and Mind Centre, researches neurogenesis; the birth of new neurons from resting stem cells.

Congratulations to Bio PhD student Sachini Jayaratne for being awarded the Harvard University Mobility Scheme

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Sachi is Dr Jaimie Polson’s PhD student (Cardiovascular Neuroscience Lab), working on “The role of maternal “western fast food diet (high fat-high sugar) on the fetal programming of hypertension through autonomic dysfunction”.