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.

New research shows efficacy of statin treatment for women

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Many more Australians could soon be recommended cholesterol-lowering drugs to prevent a heart attack or stroke after a major international study, led by University of Sydney, found they were just as effective for women as they are for men.

The AMA and Medicare: a love-hate relationship

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The Australian Medical Association has emerged from the recent brouhaha over the Abbott government's proposed Medicare reforms as both a winner in the protection of doctors' incomes and an apparent champion of the affordability of health care for patients.

Aboriginal women lead change to prevent high rates of FASD in remote Australia

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One in eight children born in 2002 or 2003 and living in remote Fitzroy Valley communities in Western Australia have Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, a landmark study reveals.

New research could prevent unnecessary treatment

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Radical treatments for prostate cancer could be avoided thanks to new research that links fat cells and obesity with the most common cancer among Australian men.


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