News and discoveries from Australia's medical research institutes.
'Heart in a box' technology pioneered by the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute is setting a new global precedent in …read more »
A community-based research project in the Northern Territory is providing hope to remote communities in reducing rheumatic fever cases and …read more »
A genetic variant linked to the most common form of motor neurone disease, which holds potential as a genetic marker …read more »
Kolling Institute researchers have launched a first of its kind study into the link between cardiovascular disease and sleep apnoea.
A multi-institutional research project to better understand and treat squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of the skin, one of the most …read more »
A novel nano-gel therapy to protect children receiving chemotherapy from hearing loss - a common side effect of cancer treatment …read more »
SAHMRI researchers are the first in the world to develop a ground-breaking new blood test to measure autophagy, the body’s …read more »
Research at Children’s Cancer Institute has already led to a highly accurate test to predict relapse in children with leukaemia. …read more »
When WEHI clinician-researcher Dr Charlotte Slade met Cynthia Agius, neither knew it would lead to a research breakthrough and a …read more »
After identifying Primary Aldosteronism (PA) as a significant cause of high blood pressure in Australia, Dr Jun Yang is now …read more »
What fathers eat during their partner’s pregnancy has a lasting effect on the future health of their unborn children, new …read more »
A Hudson Institute researcher has identified problems and potential solutions with new gene targeting medicines that could change the way …read more »
Research by the Woolcock Institute of Medical Research has found that CPAP therapy can improve the brain function of people …read more »
Two Sydney siblings have become the first patients in the country to receive a novel gene therapy that has rescued …read more »
A new nerve treatment invented by Melbourne researchers at the Bionics Institute is bringing hope to people with rheumatoid arthritis.