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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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Discipline involvement in brain awareness activities in local school

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Members of the neuroscience team led by Assoc. Professor Kay Double at the Discipline visited Rosebank College in Five Dock to teach the Year 9 Science class about the brain.

Congratulations to Assoc. Prof. Kay Double for being awarded the 2018 VC Award (Mentoring and Leadership)

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Congratulations to Associate Professor Kay Double for being awarded the 2018 Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Mentoring and Leadership in recognition of her work mentoring students and researchers and teachers at all career stages across several schools.

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.