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09 Nov,2017

New experience, perspective, and Institute leadership.

ARMI is proud to introduce the Industry Advisory Committee. As an internationally focused institution, it’s perfect for ARMI to welcome its newly formed Industry Advisory Committee (IAC) a sub committee of the Leadership Advisory Board. ARMI has an international reputation for its dedication to unlocking the regenerative capabilities of the human body. By working as a strategic scanning mechanism, […]

26 Oct,2017

CCRM Australia receives funding from MTPConnect’s Project Fund Program

Thursday, 26 October 2017 – Melbourne, Australia: MTPConnect – the Medical Technologies and Pharmaceuticals Industry Growth Centre – today announced it will provide a proposed $780,000 provisional funding over two years, with matched funding coming from the sector. The funding will allow CCRM Australia to implement the first two years of the documented proposed 5 Year Strategy […]

07 Jul,2017

Australian study clears way to growing replacement body organs

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 […]

14 May,2017

Finding the back gate to schizophrenia

Schizophrenia affects around 3 out of every 1000 Australians aged 18-45 and as national Schizophrenia Awareness Week commences (14 – 21 May 2017), Australians who live with this debilitating disorder will be questioning if science and research is any closer to understanding why it develops and what we can do about it. For most sufferers of schizophrenia, […]

04 Apr,2017

How white blood cells are made: ARMI researchers provide gene clue in international study

A multidisciplinary effort by an international team of scientists including Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute (ARMI) researchers at Monash University (Melbourne) has discovered a significant role for the SMARCD2 gene in white blood cell development. The results define the genetic causes of a rare hereditary white blood cell disorder, and have implications for other blood diseases […]

18 Jul,2016

From fins to limbs: Monash University scientists reveal how key adaptation occurred enabling emergence of land animal

Embargoed 20 July 2016 at 1800 London time / 1300 US Eastern Time. 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. The work, published in the latest issue of the prestigious British journal, […]

03 Jun,2016

Study could deliver new cancer treatment’s

Scientists at Monash University, in Melbourne, have solved a mystery in molecular biology that could lead to a new way to treat cancer. A team led by developmental biologist Professor Christophe Marcelle, of the university’s Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute, has discovered a key molecular pathway that determines the fate of embryonic stem cells in chickens. […]

20 May,2016

Heal thyself – Monash University stem cell finding points the way to a faster repair of muscle-based injury and disease

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.  The study, led by Professor Peter Currie, Director of the Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute (ARMI) at Monash University (Melbourne), could also lead […]

16 Mar,2016

New way to harvest stem cells better for donors

For bone marrow transplantation, stem cells are routinely harvested from healthy donors and used to treat patients with cancers including leukaemia. Current harvesting methods take a long time and require injections of a growth factor to boost stem cell numbers. This often leads to side effects. The discovery, published today in Nature Communications , reduces […]

27 Aug,2015

Monash team wins Eureka Prize

It’s billed as the Oscars of Australian Science and last night 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. […]