UniSA will use a $1 million research pledge from the Neurosurgical Research Foundation to develop new drugs in the fight against lethal brain tumours, which kill 95 per cent of patients within five years.
Associate Professor Claudine Bonder is working to understand how tumours grow with the aim to stop the most aggressive breast cancers by starving them of the blood supply they need
Associate Professor Susan Branford is researching the rare blood cancer, chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML), to improve the lives of patients living with the disease and better identify those at risk of failed treatment and disease relapse.
Renowned cancer clinician and researcher Professor Ian Olver AM will take up a different sort of challenge this November, donning his running shoes to pound the pavement at the New York City Marathon.
Geneticist and Molecular Biologist Associate Professor Leanne Dibbens is working towards identifying the genes that cause epilepsy, neurological disorders, and psychiatric disorders.
Professor Doug Brooks has teamed up with researchers at RMIT and universities from around the world to potentially unlock the door to better treatment of viral diseases including the flu and common cold.
Professor Jason White is leading a novel research project determining the prevalence and frequency of psychoactive substances in wastewater across Australia, through support from the Thyne Reid Foundation.
The use of methamphetamine or ‘ice’ in South Australia has doubled in the past four years. To try and find some answers on the long term impact on the brains of users, the Fay Fuller Foundation is investing more than $230,000 in research by UniSA’s Dr Gabrielle Todd.
“One day I want to be able to style my daughter's hair again.” Saran shares how Professor Susan Hillier’s innovative rehabilitation is helping her regain her movement and independence.
Professor Nicholas Procter and his team are helping NGO caseworkers save the lives of vulnerable asylum seekers by creating a suicide prevention education program.
Dr Anton Blencowe is developing a new 'population-protecting implant' using a native plant poisonous to feral cats (but not native animals) which could ensure the survival of endangered native Australian animals.
Finding a more efficient early detection tool for deadly Barrett’s Oesophagus.
Research ensures the environment is safe from potential nanomaterial damage.
Improve the quality of life for children with debilitating and often fatal Lysosomal Storage Disorders.
Dr Kate Fennell is leading a research team to create an online intervention designed to help Australian farmers to better cope with stress and uncertainty.
New research could support more effective chemotherapy treatment for one of the most lethal brain cancers, Glioblastoma.
Professor Shudong Wang and her team at UniSA have discovered a potential new orally deliverable drug to treat childhood leukaemia.
UniSA researchers have made a ground-breaking discovery to prevent people from getting Alzheimer's disease, and improve learning and memory functions.
UniSA researchers have developed a new ‘spit test’ using mosquito saliva that could be the key to preventing disease.
UniSA researchers and partners are working to develop a vaccine to fight the Zika virus, which has quickly become a global health priority.
Receiving a scholarship has allowed Chantelle Rowe to attend university while continuing to financially support her children.
Internationally renowned wine maker, Wolf Blass, has recently announced a 10 year program of research scholarships worth $350,000, to help to foster entrepreneurship in the Australian wine sector.
Gene discovery by UniSA researchers has provided the possibility to better predict clinical outcomes in prostate cancer patients, which will have a direct impact on patient survival and help prevent over-treatment.
UniSA researchers are using nanotechnology to enhance brain tumour therapy and detection systems, treat those suffering from type 1 diabetes, improve immune responses for transplant patients, and produce bandages that can diagnose and treat infection.
Find out how Professor Nicholas Procter is improving the quality of life for vulnerable people with a mental health condition – including refugees, the elderly, and those living in rural areas – to reduce the rising rate of suicide.
The same gene which enables flies to fly could hold the answer to healing chronic wounds, including the debilitating rare skin condition epidermolysis bullosa (EB).
Alumnus Teresa Sapio spent 10 years working towards her goal of becoming a registered nurse. When choosing her ‘three words to live by’ Teresa was inspired by her determination.
Placing importance not only on the treatment of the disease and the physical body, but also on a patient’s quality of life and overall wellbeing.
How ecosystem services are worth at least twice that of the whole global market economy, as valued by economists.
Exploring ways for medical professionals to better predict which breast cancers will become life threatening compared with those that will not require invasive treatment.
When the opportunity arose to donate to the Great Hall, alumnus Margaret Duncan drew upon her thriving career and her experience as one of UniSA's first graduates to select her three words to live by “Opportunity – Success – Vision.” which she is placing on the Chandelier.
Following a serious accident, alumnus David Dahm redefined what he thought was the meaning of ‘success’. Read as he talks about how his achievements and awards have come about by giving back to society, and why he chose his ‘three words to live by’ when donating to embed himself in the DNA of the Great Hall.
Ground breaking cell biology research out of Adelaide's Centre for Cancer Biology could open the door to new ways to stop the spread of cancer.
The stuff of science fiction is moving closer and closer to reality. Imagine nanoscale capsules loaded with therapeutic payloads that pass through the blood supply, releasing their cancer-limiting agents only when they meet the tumorous cancer cells.