World-renowned researcher Professor Nadia Rosenthal, founding Director of the Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute (ARMI) at Monash University has accepted a newly created position as Scientific Director of The Jackson Laboratory (JAX) in Maine.
Nicholas Plachta will join the Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology (IMCB) at Singapore’s Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) later this year as Senior Principal Investigator to lead his own research group.
Australian researchers have overturned the long-held view that there is only one route for information to travel from the eye to the brain, with the discovery of a second "pathway" boosting hopes for future treatments to prevent blindness.
This article discusses how Australian scientists had made a discovery when studying zebrafish that may lead them in making self-renewing stem cells that could be created to treat blood disorders and diseases.
The Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute entered its fifth year of operation in 2013, and I am delighted to report that the Institute has continued to expand its research capabilities through the addition of world-class staff, the establishment of strategic alliances and research collaborations, the winning of grants, and the development of premier training programs.