School of Biomedical Sciences
3000+ undergraduate students
150+ postgraduate students
New collaboration to improve treatments for cancer patients
Lead researcher Dr Joost Lesterhuis, a medical oncologist and group leader from the UWA School of Biomedical Sciences, and his team including Dr Anthony Bosco, Systems Biologist at Telethon Kids Institute, used a network analysis method to look at how thousands of genes connect with each other in a cancer, and which needed to be activated to respond positively to immunotherapy.Read more
Cardiovascular and Respiratory Science
Our Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sciences division conducts various research programs aimed at understanding the basic mechanism of disease processes and how to provide better treatment or preventative strategies. The division has several teams based at different sites around major teaching hospitals, and collaborates with researchers in the Medical School.Read more
Infection and ImmunityTranslating discovery to health, Molecular science, Immunity
Infection and immunity research at The University of Western Australia aims to decipher the effects of microorganisms on human health and the environment.Read more
Advancing the Epidemiology of Coronary Heart Disease the AUS-MOCHA project - HMSCardiovascular Disease Epidemiology
The AUS-MOCHA project is investigating historical and contemporary trends in coronary heart disease and its subgroups, to enable development of robust methods for national monitoring.Read more
J Robin Warren Library
Professor (John) Robin Warren was a co-recipient, with Professor Barry J Marshall, of the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 2005 for their discovery that stomach ulcers were caused by the bacteria Helicobacter pylori.Read more about J Robin Warren Library
Biomedical Sciences E-Learning Suites
The interactive suites offer students practical diagnostic experience and an environment that mimics the consultative nature of a working laboratory.Read more about Biomedical Sciences E-Learning Suites
Develop practical skills in scientific and diagnostic research.Read more about Biomedical laboratories
Identification and characterisation of virulence associated genes in Burkholderia pseudomallei
This research involves the identification and characterisation of virulence associated genes in Burkholderia pseudomallei.
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School of Allied Health
The School of Allied Health at The University of Western Australia offers pathways to a career in health and social work through postgraduate courses.
The Medical School brings together the brightest students, experienced clinicians and committed researchers to unlock the greatest health challenges of our day.
School of Population and Global Health
Dedicated to making the world a healthier place to live, our research, advocacy and health promotion within the School of Population Health and Global Health is aimed at improving social and environmental conditions and behaviours.
UWA Dental School
UWA’s Dental School is WA’s only tertiary dental training centre, offering aspiring and existing dentists a range of practical and innovative courses.