Researchers standing together

A ‘hit-and-run’ interaction between two proteins could be an important trigger for cell death, according to new research.

10 April 2019
Associate Professor Anne Voss, Professor Andreas Strasser

New research has revealed how the tumour suppressor gene p53 is surprisingly critical for development of the brain and spinal cord in female embryos.

10 April 2019
Microscopic image

Our researchers have developed a new imaging technique to visualise key steps in the evolution of cancer cells within tumours, potentially revealing how breast cancers evade treatment.

29 March 2019
Professor Doug Hilton and Professor Christine Kilpatrick

Vital research to address the growing burden of dementia in Australia has been given a significant boost with $15 million over five years from Colonial Foundation.

27 March 2019
Professor Marcia Langton

The Institute was honoured to welcome influential Aboriginal academic Professor Marcia Langton AM to deliver our inaugural International Women’s Day address.

8 March 2019
Deborah Sims with her three children

A new treatment option for patients with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL) will be made available through the Australian Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme.

24 February 2019
Generations of Danger by Justin Muir and Tom Weber

A cutting-edge technique called 'cellular barcoding' has been used to tag, track and pinpoint cells responsible for the spread of breast cancer.

15 February 2019
Portrait of Mike Fitzpatrick and Malcolm Broomhead

Current Institute board member Mr Malcolm Broomhead AO and former Institute board member Mr Mike Fitzpatrick AO have been recognised in this year’s Australia Day honours.

29 January 2019
Image showing cells in the pancreas

A drop in the number of young children diagnosed with type 1 diabetes could be associated with the introduction of routine rotavirus vaccination of Australian infants.

23 January 2019
Greg Hunt is shown robotic equipment by the Institute director

Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt has today announced $25 million in funding to enhance Australia’s drug discovery capabilities at the Institute’s new Drug Discovery Centre.

14 January 2019