Dr Quang Vinh Nguyen, from the MARCS Institute for Brain, Behaviour and Development is researching how large amounts of genetic data can be analysed to explore and guide better diagnosis and treatment options that are safer, less toxic and more effective for kids with leukemia.
Big data pic
Scientists have successfully created a new flexible polymer patch that attaches to live heart tissue and improves the conduction of electrical impulses across a damaged heart ­­­without the need for stiches.
smashed heart
A research grant worth almost $3 million has been awarded to a consortium including The MARCS Institute for Brain, Behaviour and Development at Western Sydney University to develop a non-obtrusive and personalised treatment option for people who suffer from sleep apnoea.
Sleep Apnoea
Participants are needed for an MRI study conducted by the MARCS Music, Cognition and Action Program called, the Rhythmic Brain. The study will examine the brain while synchronising movement with sound.
MCA Participation study flyer 2017
A new software application that generates musical loops has been developed by researchers at the MARCS Institute for Brain, Behaviour and Development.
Xronomorph 2.a
After almost two decades of national research success, the MARCS BabyLab has opened its first ever international research partner laboratory.
New research has discovered that early language learning in children adopted internationally can be subconsciously retained, even when they can no longer remember the learning experience.
Baby in Hat
Mathematics has been used to tune musical scales, to design musical instruments, to understand musical form and to generate novel music. But what can mathematics say about one of the most common features of contemporary music – rhythmic loops?
The Research Forum on Ageing aims to bring researchers together in an accessible forum to learn about research in ageing.
Brain, psychology, neurology, health
The MARCS Institute brings robots, language puzzles and virtual dreaming to the Casula Powerhouse Museum's Way out West Festival in July.

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