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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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03/09/14

Dr Wilson Wong and colleagues have found how an antibiotic drug kills the malaria parasite.

New discovery could help turn antibiotic into antimalarial drug

Melbourne researchers are making progress towards new antimalarial drugs, after revealing how an antibiotic called emetine blocks the molecular machinery that produces the proteins required for...

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