We've developed a booklet to help explain what ARMI does, and our future plans towards treatments - see 'Resources' on the right hand side of this page.

Regenerative medicine has been hailed as the next evolution of medical treatments. 

"Throughout life, our human bodies are vulnerable to disease, injury and, in some cases, congenital conditions that impair or shorten life. With Australia’s ageing population, health issues such as heart disease, stroke and Alzheimer’s are on the rise. To tackle these challenges, the Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute (ARMI) is focused on regaining the body’s remarkable regenerative capacity of damaged tissues and organs that all people have before birth. Investigating how the body repairs, replaces, restores or regenerates damaged tissues and organs could hold the key to help unlock the body’s own potential to heal and regenerate back to optimal health from an injury or disease."

- Professor Peter Currie, Director, ARMI

scientists at a tissue culture hood

Our mission:

Promote Australia as a global leader in regenerative medicine and as an integral part of Melbourne’s biotechnology research sector

Foster collaboration across Melbourne to link areas of existing research excellence and accelerate clinical results

Enhance research excellence, build linkages with researchers and providers against the backdrop of Monash stem cell science and biomedical research; enhance international research collaboration

Contribute to teaching the next generation of biomedical scientists in regenerative medicine

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