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New sequencer turbo-charges cancer risk diagnosis

New sequencer turbo-charges cancer risk diagnosis

Wednesday, 9 April 2014

A HMRI genetics laboratory at Newcastle's John Hunter Hospital has become the first in Australia, and one of the few in the world, to receive accreditation for a new diagnostic system that revolutionises 'NextGen' DNA sequencing for breast and ovarian cancer.


New study shows genetic role in education

New study shows genetic role in education

Friday, 31 May 2013

A multinational consortium of medical researchers and social scientists has found a link between educational attainment and tiny variations in a person's genetic sequence.


International study pinpoints endometriosis genes

International study pinpoints endometriosis genes

Monday, 29 October 2012

Four new gene regions linked to endometriosis have been discovered in an international study involving University of Newcastle researchers.


$3.7 million secured for five Newcastle researchers

$3.7 million secured for five Newcastle researchers

Thursday, 26 July 2012

Five mid-career researchers at the University of Newcastle have received prestigious Future Fellowships from the Australian Research Council.


Newcastle scientists step closer to Alzheimer's blood test

Newcastle scientists step closer to Alzheimer's blood test

Tuesday, 3 April 2012

An interdisciplinary team of scientists at the University of Newcastle has shown the potential of a simple blood-based test to identify people in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease, before any symptoms appear.