News and Events 2010

December 2010

Sydney researchers named in NHMRC top 10. Professor Jürgen Götz was presented with the NHMRC Achievement Award for Highest Ranked Project Grant. More

November 2010

Medical Foundation program to build capacity for health and sustainability in Pacific Island Countries. The Health and Sustainability Unit (HSU), Menzies Centre for Health Policy welcomes Ms Jeanie McKenzie to the newly created position of Senior Research Fellow in Health & Sustainability. More

October 2010

Musical doctors join forces to raise funds for microsurgery. Esteemed doctors from the medical orchestra, Musicus Medicus will return to the University of Sydney's Great Hall... More

July 2010

Major breakthrough in Alzheimer research. The groundbreaking new study led by Professor Jürgen Götz and Dr Lars Ittner... More

June 2010

Centre for Values, Ethics and the Law in Medicine (VELiM) hosts emotive homecoming film. VELiM host a free screening of Wrong Side of the Bus. More


Are gifts from pharmaceutical companies appropriate? Foundation Fellow, Professor Ian Kerridge investigates. More


May 2010

Professor Tania Sorrell speaks on emerging infectious diseases and biosecurity at Sydney Medical School Foundation's Morning Tea. View Professor Sorrell's presentation here.


University hosts emerging infectious diseases and biosecurity conference. Professor Tania Sorrell, Director of the new Sydney Emerging Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity (SEIB), and Sydney Medical School Foundation Fellow, leads research into infectious diseases. More


March 2010

Sydney Medical School Foundation Chair makes hepatitis and insulin resistance breakthrough! Professor Jacob George, Robert W Storr Chair of Hepatic Medicine, publishes new findings in the journal Gastroenterology. More


Bronwyn Herbert from ABC's PM with Mark Colvin, reports on the Launch of the Medical Foundation Chair of Adolescent Medicine. The launch, held at the Children's Hospital at Westmead on 11 March 2010 included guests such as Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir AC CVO and The Hon. Carmel Mary Tebbut, MP. More


Professsor Kate Steinbeck interviewed by ABC Radio Australia on Thursday 11 March. Professor Kate Steinbeck and Connect Asia presenter, Sen Lam discuss Australia's first Chair of Adolescent Medicine at the Children's Hospital at Westmead. More


Professsor Kate Steinbeck on 2GB with Andrew Moore, Wednesday 10 March. Listen to Professor Kate Steinbeck discuss her reasons for extending the age of adolescence with Andrew Moore from 2GB. More


February 2010

Professsor Kate Steinbeck the new Medical Foundation Chair of Adolescent Medicine. The Sydney Medical School Foundation is proud to announce Professor Kate Steinbeck as the inaugural Medical Foundation Chair of Adolescent Medicine. More

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