In James Bourne's opinion piece in the Australian edition of The Guardian, he discusses a proposed parliamentary bill to ban the importation of monkeys for scientific research, and its repercussions on medical progress.
Like most organs, our gut is made out of many different cell types. In a normal state, these cells work together to enable normal gut function. However, the gut can be subjected to a variety of diseases that can damage our intestine and its function.
After an extensive international search, Professor Peter Currie, current Deputy Head of ARMI has been appointed to the role of ARMI Director. I am sure you will join us in wishing Peter all the very best in his new role as Director of ARMI.
For many PhD students, writing a science review is like a rite of passage into the scientific community. This was no different for Hakan Tarakci, a fresh ARMI PhD student in Prof. Peter Currie’s Lab, under the supervision of Dr. Joe Berger.
Although they are small in stature, measuring between 2.5cm to 4cm, the tropical fish native to South East Asia are making important contributions to scientific research, particularly the field of regenerative medicine.