Sydney Medical School

As one of the Asia Pacific region's most highly rated education and research institutions, Sydney Medical School offers unparalleled opportunities to study medicine in Australia.
Our graduates play leading roles in health fields around the world and our research investigates diseases which affect millions of lives, including cancer, obesity, chronic disease and ageing, neurosciences and mental health, infectious diseases, and reproductive, maternal and child health.

Latest news & events.

NHMRC funding recognises University of Sydney's research excellence

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The University of Sydney has been awarded more than $82 million in National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) grants.

Vitamin B3 derivative cuts risk of new skin cancers

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A year of treatment with nicotinamide, a form of vitamin B3, significantly lowered the risk of common, non-melanoma skin cancer in high-risk patients, according to University of Sydney research published today in the New England Journal of Medicine.

Young offenders must be screened for fetal alcohol spectrum disorders

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It’s vital to ensure that youth put behind bars have been properly assessed before sentencing. This is particularly important for Australians affected by fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD).

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