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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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Dr Darren Reed's disaster relief voluntary work in Nepal

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Dr Darren Reed from the Discipline of Biomedical Science offered his skills as a physiotherapist in disaster relief work in Nepal. He arrived a week after the 7.9 earthquake that devastated the country and resulted in 10000 deaths, over 20000 injuries and 2.8 million people displaced.

Shoulder Laboratory researchers at the World Confederation for Physical Therapy Congress 2015

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Four members of the Shoulder Research Laboratory in the Discipline of Biomedical Science presented their recent research findings at the World Confederation for Physical Therapy Congress 2015 held at the Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre in May.

A/Professor Karen Ginn gave invited presentation at the British Society of Rheumatology & British Health Professionals in Rheumatology

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Associate Professor Karen Ginn gave an invited presentation at the annual conference of the British Society of Rheumatology & British Health Professionals in Rheumatology held in Manchester UK in April.

Biomedical Science staff involvement in brain awareness week at International Grammar School Sydney

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Brain Awareness Week (BAW) is held in March every year. This global campaign aims to increase public awareness of the benefits and progress of brain research. Dr Jin Huang and her team were involved in a variety of fun and hands-on activities at the International Grammar School Sydney.