A new video from the Museum asking Dialysis patient and our artist in residence John A Douglas about his experience of Kidney disease;
Our new introduction to the Museum
Sun Tzu in the Art of War:
Know your enemy and you will be undefeated in 100 battles
Welcome to Australia's only publicly accessible Medical Pathology collection.
Here you will come face to face with real killers.
Our collection houses examples of all of Australia's leading causes of death and nearly 99% of all causes of death in Australia this year.
Bring a friend, loved one or family member and have those discussions you might otherwise never get to have. Take the chance to learn about what choice we have to respond to disease and death long before they are upon us.
See tobacco's wall of shame, be captivated by a tumour with hair and teeth, be amazed at what the body can survive, stunned by the choices we make and inspired by the world that exists right inside you...
As Shakespeare says:
"tis a vile thing to die when a man is unprepared and looks not for it"
Our museum director, Derek Williamson, presented at the 2012 Sydney TedX. Here is a graphic representation of his talk by Fever Pitch ..
A new survey conducted by the National Prescribing Service has found that many Australians don't understand how antibiotics work, asking their doctors to prescribe antibiotics when they are not needed.
After years stowed away, a University of New South Wales antique, the ‘Drummond Digital Microdispenser’ has landed itself in the Museum of Human Disease, sparking conversation about what relevance exactly it now has in modern research.