St Vincent’s Institute of Medical Research

For more than 60 years, scientists at SVI have been inspired by discovery and driven by purpose.

Our team of 250 staff and students work collaboratively to tackle some of the most critical health challenges facing society today, including cancer, diabetes, osteoporosis, cardiovascular disease and dementia. We are passionate in our pursuit of fundamental biological discovery and practical application, because both are required to improve the treatment, diagnosis and prevention of human disease.

SVI is located on the campus of St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne, is affiliated with the University of Melbourne, and proudly operates in one of the world’s most dynamic biomedical hubs.

Principal research areas

  • Diabetes
  • Cancer
  • Osteoporosis and bone disease
  • Heart disease
  • Neurodegeneration
  • Rare disease
  • Infectious disease

Image caption: St Vincent’s Institute of Medical Research (SVI) in Melbourne, Victoria.

Image credit: SVI

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