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19 May,2022

New Grant to Galvanise ARMI and AstraZeneca Collaboration to boost macrophage-based technologies for tissue regeneration

A three-year grant from the Australian Research Council will help strengthen the partnership between Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute (ARMI) and AstraZeneca. The $AUD857,800 grant will enable critical research into developing macrophage-based technologies for tissue regeneration to be conducted by a multidisciplinary team led by Professor Peter Currie and Associate Professor Mikaël Martino at ARMI and […]

11 May,2022

Regen Med Researcher Recognised by Victorian Premier’s Awards

Dr Xiaodong (Ethan) Liu, a regenerative medicine researcher, based at the Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) and Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute (ARMI), was announced a winner at the Victorian Premier’s Awards for Health and Medical Research in a ceremony on 4 April 2022 at Deakin Edge. Xiaodong was also named the winner of the Basic […]

09 May,2022

Putting the Medicine in Regenerative Medicine

The translation and commercialisation of medicines and technologies is a long and complex process that can cost billions of dollars. While these advances have the potential to disrupt industries and improve the quality of life for patients, only a small fraction of these ever “escape” the laboratory and fulfil their potential. Identifying market applications in […]

30 Mar,2022

Interview with Professor Alan Trounson, CEO of Cartherics

Cartherics’ partnership with ARMI and CCRM Australia is another step towards synergy between industry and academia in Australia’s biotechnology sector. CEO of Cartherics, Professor Alan Trounson AO, shares his views on the collaboration, translating medical research in Australia and the future of regenerative medicine. Q: What value does this partnership between ARMI, Cartherics and CCRM […]

21 Mar,2022

The Diversification of ARMI’s Industry Advisory Committee

The ability to unlimitedly self-renew and develop into numerous cell types has made regenerative medicine a growing discipline of medical research. A strength of ARMI’s research program is the diversity of topic areas, ranging from organ engineering and synthetic biology to immunity and regeneration, all of which have commercial promise. In addition to cell-based therapies […]

28 Feb,2022

Dr. Meroula Richardson: From childhood on a farm to a leading cardiologist to ARMILAB

As a cardiologist, regenerative medicine holds enormous appeal for Dr. Meroula Richardson. “Transplantation and heart failure therapies are great – but they are treatment, not a cure,” said Meroula. “The potential for molecular and cell-based therapy to provide a cure is both real and exciting.” That is part of why Meroula has joined ARMI’s Leadership […]

22 Feb,2022

Fellowship Awarded to ARMI Scientist to Accelerate the Development of Novel Regenerative Medicine Technologies

ARMI group leader Associate Professor Mikaël Martino has been awarded a coveted Senior Medical Research Fellowship from the Sylvia and Charles Viertel Charitable Foundation to develop novel regenerative medicine technologies. This grant will provide $1.25 million over five years to assist the Martino group’s objective of developing novel regeneration methods combining bioengineering and modulation of […]

16 Dec,2021

End of Year Address from the Director, Professor Peter Currie

Despite another year disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, 2021 was a year of tremendous achievement at ARMI. From excellent scientific output to the continued camaraderie amongst ARMI staff and students, ARMI Director of Research Professor Peter Currie reflects on the past year and looks to the future with great optimism. Q: What were your highlights […]

03 Dec,2021

Heart to Heart: ARMI scientists and Lebanese Medical Researchers One Step Closer to Understanding Congenital Heart Disease

For ARMI scientist Jeannette Hallab from the Ramialison group, the Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) Genome Project is very close to her heart. Over the past few years, Jeannette has spearheaded this collaborative endeavour. The Ramialison group has undertaken the project at ARMI, with Lebanese clinicians Principle Cardiothoracic Surgeon Dr Elie Sawan, who visited ARMI in […]

22 Nov,2021

FAMOUS Program Launches, Bringing Together Australia and Brazilian Scientists

Around 100 medical researchers dialled in from Australia and Brazil for the virtual launch of FAMOUS, the FAPESP (São Paulo Research Foundation) – Monash University Collaboration Seed Program. This exciting new initiative will support new collaborations in the health sciences between research groups in the State of São Paulo, Brazil, and Monash University, emphasising online […]