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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 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”.

Congratulations to Karen Ginn who has been promoted to Professor

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Congratulations to Karen Ginn who has been promoted to Professor.

Successful Biomedical Science academic staff promotions

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Congratulations to Helen Ritchie and Bronwen Ackermann who have been promoted to Associate Professor and to Cliffton Chan who has been promoted to Senior Lecturer.

Congratulations to Bio student, Victoria Tung on being awarded her PhD

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Congratulations to Bio student, Victoria Tung on being awarded her PhD. Victoria was supervised by Dr Aaron Camp and achieved much in her time at the University.