The School of Medical Sciences is home to learning and research in medical, biomedical and paramedical science. We strive for health improvement through the application of new knowledge and excellence in teaching and research.
ECU's new Bachelor of Medical Science degree commenced in Semester 1 2013, it is a three-year course providing pathways to medicine and other health professions, medical research and diagnostics, and the health industry.
Our areas of research strength are in the neurosciences with a focus on Alzheimer’s disease, Huntington’s disease and Parkinson’s disease, reproductive technology, genetics and cancer with a focus on melanoma. We value research into learning and teaching, clinical practice, simulation, inter-professional practice and health systems with a focus on workforce development.
Huntington's disease is a devastating neurodegenerative disorder that has no cure, but researchers have found a way to regenerate the parts of the brain that the disease attacks.
WA children are being exposed to potentially elevated levels of metals in their food according to Dr Anna Callan.
The Melanoma Research Group needs participants for research into developing a routine blood test for Melanoma.