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01/10/14

Dr Michael Buchert, Dr Toby Phesse, Associate Professor Matthias Ernst (L-R) and colleagues found more than 80 per cent of bowel cancers could be treated with existing medicines.

Eighty per cent of bowel cancers halted with existing medicines

An international team of scientists has shown that more than 80 per cent of bowel cancers could be treated with existing drugs.

The study found that medicines called ‘JAK inhibitors’ halted tumour...

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12/09/14

Dr Tommy Liu and colleagues have discovered cartilage plays an active role in rheumatoid arthritis and is not an 'innocent bystander' as previously thought.

No innocent bystander: cartilage contributes to arthritis

Melbourne researchers have discovered that cartilage plays an active role in the destruction and remodelling of joints seen in rheumatoid arthritis, rather than being an ‘innocent bystander’ as...

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11/09/14

Professor Terry Speed won the Eureka Prize for Leadership in Science in recognition of his pioneering work in the field of bioinformatics.

Eureka! Five institute researchers receive science gong

Five researchers from Melbourne’s Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research were recognised for their contributions at the Australian Museum’s Eureka Prizes ceremony in Sydney last night.

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