Researchers with microscope

Our researchers have identified a molecular switch that impacts immune responses to viral infections, and whether or not protective antibodies are produced.

14 August 2019
Associate Professor Jason Tye-Din

Distinct markers found in the blood of people with coeliac disease could lead to a world-first blood test for diagnosing patients.

8 August 2019
Dr Alison Farley sitting outside

An Institute study is following an exciting new lead that could help to protect developing babies against cerebral palsy, the most common childhood disability in Australia. 

2 August 2019
Scientist using microscope, smiling looking at camera

A simple pressure pump, made from balloons and nylon stockings, will give more people in more places the ability to test for water contaminants and analyse blood samples.

29 July 2019
Dr Daniel Cameron and Professor Tony Papenfuss

A new benchmarking study has determined the best genomic rearrangement detection tools for accurately identifying the drivers of disease in a patient's DNA.

26 July 2019
Researchers looking at iPad

Our researchers have used computational biology to discover a ‘gene signature’ that identifies a group of melanoma patients with improved rates of survival. 

25 June 2019
Researcher smiling at camera

The 2019 Nature Index has ranked the Institute in the top 20 global not-for-profit/non-governmental organisations in biomedical sciences.

21 June 2019
Associate Professor John Wentworth

Type 1 diabetes can be delayed by an immune therapy, according to findings from an international clinical trial involving the expertise of researchers from the  Institute and The Royal Melbourne Hospital.

10 June 2019
Professor Alan Cowman

Institute Deputy Director Professor Alan Cowman AC is among the Australians recognised in the 2019 Queen’s Birthday Honours.

10 June 2019
Professor Warren Alexander

Professor Warren Alexander joins a select group of 24 fellows to be admitted to the Australian Academy of Science in 2019.

28 May 2019