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Scientists at the Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute (ARMI) at Monash University (Melbourne) have identified an important evolutionary innovation that gave rise to many land animals, from reptiles and birds to mammals, and including our own species.

Melbourne scientists have found the first direct evidence for a speculated stem-cell based mechanism of muscle repair, in work that could lead to longer, healthier lives for the elderly and muscular dystrophy sufferers. 

Monash team wins Eureka Prize

Media Releases / 27 August 2015

Monash University researchers ARMI Deputy Director Professor Peter Currie and PhD student Phong Nguyen, from the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, together with Dr Georgina Hollway from the Garvan Institute of Medical Research have won this year's Eureka Prize for scientific research.