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Dr Ryan Cross at the Institute

Our research into new treatments for brain cancer has been boosted by fellowship funding from Cure Brain Cancer Foundation.

22 November 2017
Microscopic view of breast structure

A joint effort by breast cancer researchers and bioinformaticians has provided new insights into breast development is controlled.

20 November 2017
Dr Marie-Liesse Asselin-Labat in her office

Lung researcher Dr Marie-Liesse Asselin-Labat has been awarded the Australian Academy of Science’s 2018 Nancy Millis Medal for Women in Science. 

17 November 2017
Dr Laura Dagley in the laboratory

Dr Laura Dagley has received a $22,500 AMP Tomorrow Fund grant to help develop a blood test that will better detect acute rheumatic fever in at-risk children.

17 November 2017
Burnet Prize winners

Cancer researcher Dr Gemma Kelly and cell death researcher Associate Professor James Murphy are joint winners of the 2017 Burnet Prize, the Institute's top science honour.

16 November 2017
Schematic view of diabetic islet

New research grants will support our laboratory and clinical studies aimed at improving early intervention therapies and treatments for type 1 and type 2 diabetes.

14 November 2017
Researcher standing in hallway

Institute researchers are searching for new ways to treat thunderstorm and chronic allergic asthmas by targeting the immune cells that drive asthma.

10 November 2017
Human Cell Atlas international collaborators

Scientists from 14 of Australia’s biomedical centres have joined forces as part of a coordinated national approach to the Human Cell Atlas, a global initiative to create an ‘instruction manual for life itself.’

9 November 2017
Isabelle Lucet and Onisha Patel standing in a garden, smiling at camera

Melbourne researchers have produced the first three-dimensional (3D) map of a molecular ‘scaffold’ called SgK223, known to play a critical role in the development and spread of aggressive breast, colon and pancreatic cancers.

27 October 2017
Professor Geoff Lindeman and Professor Jane Visvader in laboratory

Breast cancer researchers Professors Jane Visvader and Geoff Lindeman have been awarded the 2017 Victoria Prize for Science and Innovation in the Life Sciences.

26 October 2017

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