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The AttoBright microscope is small portable, affordable and ultrasensitive
A 3D-printed microscope created by scientists at UNSW Medicine has the potential to make rapid disease screening and diagnosis simpler – and it’s free for anyone to download and use. The researchers...
Published: 13 December 2019
Research into restoring hearing loss is one of the UNSW Sydney projects to receive funding in the latest NHMRC grants.
UNSW researchers have secured funding for 38 projects in the latest National Health and Medical Research Council funding round.  Using gene therapy to uncover a cure for HIV, helping to tackle...
Published: 10 December 2019
Changing the mechanical properties of elastic micropillars that cells are grown on can tune mechanical signalling (setup and microscopy image shown)
Physical changes in the surrounding microenvironment of cells, in the absence of any other modifications, are enough to affect the way they sense touch, a UNSW Medicine research shows. “Individual...
Published: 6 November 2019
The new sensor detected the binding of host proteins with the HIV capsid tubes
Using single-molecule fluorescence imaging, UNSW Medicine researchers have developed a biosensor to track dynamic protein-protein interactions in real-time between the human immunodeficiency virus (...
Published: 6 September 2019
The new sensor detected the binding of host proteins with the HIV capsid tubes
Using single-molecule fluorescence imaging, UNSW Medicine researchers have developed a biosensor to track dynamic protein-protein interactions in real-time between the human immunodeficiency virus (...
Published: 6 September 2019
Image - Research Strikes a Chord for Singing Irish Student
Sue Min Liu Trinity College Dublin student Karl Hegarty is singing his way around the world with acapella group, the Trinitones, but stops off in Australia to broaden his scientific horizons with a...
Published: 6 August 2019
Image -  UNSW researchers finalists in 2019 ‘Oscars’ of Australian science
Leading UNSW Sydney medical researchers are finalists at the 2019 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes, Australia's most high-profile science awards. Programs to eliminate tuberculosis globally, bringing...
Published: 31 July 2019
Microscopy image of T cells with chimeric antigen receptors. Different elements are fluorescently tagged; a negative regulator in blue, and a recruited enzyme in yellow
To understand precisely how the T cell receptor operates to drive an immune response – or decide to remain at rest – Dr Jesse Goyette examines individual components of the T cell receptor to decipher...
Published: 4 April 2019
Blood cells
A novel tool to dissect cancer development and diagnosis Cancer researchers in Sydney will soon have access to a deformability cytometer to accelerate their research. This instrument—the first of its...
Published: 14 March 2019
A Wellcome Trust grant has been awarded to UNSW Sydney and UK researchers for HIV-1 research
UNSW Sydney and British Researchers have secured over AUD 4.6 million dollars (£2.5 million) of competitive funding from the Wellcome Trust, over five years, to study how the pandemic human...
Published: 8 March 2019

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