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11 Mar,2021

Making Strides Towards Counteracting Neurodegenerative Diseases at ARMI

The year 2020 was challenging for many Australian biomedical researchers. COVID-19, lockdowns and capacity limits disrupted lab workflow, but with a few changes implemented at ARMI to keep our staff and students safe, our scientists adapted. Indeed, some of our scientists thrived throughout the year, one of whom was group leader Dr Nadinath Nillegoda. Not […]

09 Dec,2020

Advancing Biomedical Science with Osaka University

As the COVID-19 pandemic threw every scientist’s conference diary into disarray, ARMI, Monash University and Osaka University were undeterred and forged ahead to hold the 2nd Monash University – Osaka University Symposium on Advanced Biomedical Science virtually last month. While an online event was markedly different from the inaugural meeting in Osaka last year, the […]

23 Nov,2020

Richard Dent: Contributing to the Community For Good

ARMI is pleased to welcome Richard Dent to the Development Engagement Committee (DEC)! Currently working as a governance, strategy and leadership specialist with several different organisations, Richard has a rich history in policy, government, civics, business and the not-for-profit sector. Richard has a strong sense of the importance of contributing to the community, an ethos […]

07 Jul,2020

npj Regenerative Medicine Passes Significant Milestones

npj Regenerative Medicine, an online journal created by ARMI in partnership with Nature Springer, has passed two exciting new milestones. Impact factor (IF) data recently released by Clarivate Analytics has revealed that npj Regenerative Medicine has a debut IF of 7.021 and is ranked in the first quartile for citations in both of the journal’s […]

04 May,2020

New Research Unveils the Secret Life of White Blood Cells

New research led by ARMI scientists has unveiled how white blood cells move and carry out their functions at the cellular and subcellular level – at a resolution at which we have not seen before. PhD student Harriet Manley spearheaded the work with ARMI Group leader Professor Graham Lieschke which was recently published in the […]

21 Feb,2020

Lighting the Way at OptoAus20

Optogenetics is a rapidly evolving research technology, with an increasing number of highly-cited publications, licensed patents and now two clinical trials employing the tool in some way. A technique that uses light to control cells in tissue, optogenetics has a myriad of applications and holds great promise in both research and clinical settings. With a […]

19 Feb,2020

Record number of students at ARMI in 2020

The student body forms such an integral part of a research institute. Not only are they key participants in the work involved in scientific discovery, but also significant contributors to the overall fun of the laboratory; injecting youthful enthusiasm into the atmosphere, imparting invigorating energy in the lab, and sharing fresh ideas with the research […]

24 Jan,2020

Growing Leaders: Alberto Roselló-Díez receives Young Investigator Award

ARMI group leader Alberto Roselló-Díez is a young researcher on the rise. With already a decorated 2019 in tow, Alberto has kicked off 2020 with yet another award – the 2020 ASBMR [American Society for Bone and Mineral Research] John Haddad Young Investigator Award. The award, which means Alberto is one of an esteemed group of 10 […]

16 Dec,2019

Unlocking neural regeneration: How ARMI scientists are working to understand the brain and spinal cord

Over 700,000 Australians have a brain or spinal cord injury. The majority of these Australians are under 40, with two out of every three brain injuries happening before the age of 25. Many of these patients will need lifelong care, making it a financial burden not only on the patient, but also the healthcare system. Beyond the monetary, […]

05 Dec,2019

The New Beating Heart of Monash University

Artist’s impression showing internal view of the Victorian Heart Hospital. Credit: VHHSBA The year 2022 will be a landmark year for the Monash University Clayton campus as it is the year the Victorian Heart Hospital, Australia’s first hospital to be dedicated to cardiac care, is due to be completed. The project, funded by the Victorian Government in […]