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A discovery by Australian scientists promises to pave the way to producing replacement organs for damaged hearts, kidneys and bowels, using patients’ own stem cells.

The research, pioneered by a team of scientists led by Professor Peter Currie, Director of the Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute at Monash University (Melbourne), could overcome the severe shortage of donor organs for transplants.

Artists have arrived at ARMI

News / 28 May 2017

The ARMI Artist in Residence Program has begun, with four artists visiting the Institute. Successful applicants have one weeks full access to the Institute, supervised access to labs, and can pick the brains of scientists at the cutting edge of regenerative medicine research for inspiration.

Thinkable, an online innovation platform that allows organisations to source, showcase & celebrate the latest research from across the world, has joined forces with The Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute (ARMI) at Monash University, Centre for Systems Genomics at the University of Melbourne and Melbourne Bioinformatics to host their first global 'Peer Prize' for bioinformatics.

Finding the back gate to schizophrenia

Media Releases / 14 May 2017

The world’s top non-governmental funder of mental health research grants, The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation, based in the US, recently announced that Australian researcher Associate Professor James Bourne from the Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute (ARMI), Monash University has been awarded a two year NARSAD Independent Investigator Grant., to study the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex (DLPFC), the brains control centre for cognitive function, and its connection with the nearby medial pulvinar when affected by schizophrenia.