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28 October 2019

Influential alumnus makes impact on medical community

The University of Sydney School of Medicine alumnus and philanthropist, Dr Barry Catchlove AM, led an extraordinary career in healthcare management. He has also made a significant contribution at the University, generously supporting young researchers.
28 October 2019

Improving TB detection in Vietnam

Leading large clinical trials in Vietnam, Associate Professor Greg Fox is addressing the problem of tuberculosis (TB) case detection in endemic settings using active screening and a modern new molecular test.
25 October 2019

Simulated patient study on the supply of codeine from Australian pharmacies

Investigation on the effectiveness of drug monitoring in pharmacies, though two initiatives; regulatory changes restricting their availability, and voluntary live-recording supply of non-prescription codeine combination analgesics (CCAs).
22 October 2019

Charlotte Wood's The Weekend launched at Charles Perkins Centre

Acclaimed author Charlotte Wood, the first recipient of the Judy Harris Writer in Residence Fellowship at the University of Sydney's Charles Perkins Centre, launched her new book The Weekend last night.
22 October 2019

Medical school history: The 1919 influenza pandemic

The ‘Spanish flu’ pandemic emerged at the end of WWI and by 1919 it had hit Australia. The University of Sydney and the Royal North Shore Hospital played a role in responding to the outbreak, helping to save many lives.
17 October 2019

Raising awareness of developmental language disorders

It's a hidden but very common disability, affecting approximately two children in every school classroom. This Developmental Language Disorder Awareness Day, our speech experts are raising awareness and sharing useful resources for families.
14 October 2019

Organs 'too risky' to donate may be safer than we think

Detailed infectious virus testing shows potential for increasing organ donation in Australia, by including people previously ineligible due to increased risk of blood-borne viruses, writes Dr Karen Waller and Prof Angela Webster.
14 October 2019

Exposing suspected research fraud with new software

Professor Jennifer Byrne was chosen to deliver the 10th annual Diana Temple AM Memorial Lecture at the University of Sydney
10 October 2019

New approaches to the treatment of severe malaria

University of Sydney medical science researchers are investigating novel treatment methods to increase survival rates of severe malaria, combining specific immune-modifying therapies and anti-malarial drugs.

08 October 2019

4 digital health projects shaping the future of mental health care

From digital platforms designed to increase engagement with mental health services to tailored online training programs for clinicians, our researchers are helping to move the mental health sector into the digital age and bridging the gaps of traditional services.