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05 Feb,2016

New ARMI Director Announced: Professor Peter Currie to take the lead

Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute, 5 February 2016 After an extensive international search, Professor Peter Currie, current Deputy Head of ARMI has been appointed to the role of ARMI Director. Professor Currie received his Ph.D. from Syracuse University, New York, USA. He undertook postdoctoral training in zebrafish development at the Imperial Cancer Research Fund (now Cancer […]

19 Jan,2016

Recipe for tissue repair a skin cell breakthrough

First appeared in the Herald Sun, 19 January 2016, by Brigid O’Connell MELBOURNE researchers have created the “recipe book” for turning skin cells into almost any other cell in the human body. The landmark finding from the international research project paves the way for growing whole organs from human cells, as well as fast-tracking cell regeneration treatments […]

11 Jan,2016

Science Portraits: biologists – Phong Nguyen, developmental biologist

As published in Cosmos Magazine, a portrait of three young scientists, featuring ARMI’s Young Scientist Dr Phong Nguyen. Read below to discover a science portrait of his research career thus far, his work with zebrafish and blood stem cells, and the impact to hope for in the area of leukaemia. Phong Nguyen is studying blood stem […]

01 Dec,2015

ARMI Newsletter December 2015

Issue 4 of the ARMI newsletter, Regenerate, is now available for download in the ‘Resources’ section. In this issue: Random Walks in Regenerative Medicine  From the Editor Professor Peter Currie ARMI Group Leader hits the United Nations in New York Farewell to Director Nadia Rosenthal Thursday 14th December 2014 The ARMI Well-deserved Page! ARMI’s Eureka Moment! […]

19 Oct,2015

Sharks could reveal how neck disease forms in humans

As published in the Health Canal October 19 2015 Researcher Catherine Boisvert conducts egg drug injection work for the project. New insights into how the neck vertebrae of elephant sharks naturally become fused could help researchers to understand how neck development can go wrong in people affected by disease. In a paper published in journal, PLoS One, researchers […]

01 Jun,2015

ARMI Newsletter June 2015

Issue 3 of the ARMI newsletter, Regenerate, is now available for download in the ‘Resources’ section. In this issue: Regenerating Australian Science Careers From the Editor Professor Peter Currie The Director’s Words  EMBL Australia Executive Director says it like it is ARMI breaking news Backstage Pass at ARMI

17 Feb,2015

Discovery of brain pathway could lead to ways to prevent blindness

The Age, 17 February 2015 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. The Age’s article, which was written by Bridie Smith, focuses on the work […]

16 Feb,2015

New pathways discovered to prevent blindness

Healthcanal , 16 February 2015 The article, which was published on the Healthcanal website, refers to research led by Associate Professor James Bourne and looks at how a study had made a new discovery between vision loss and brain plasticity that could help prevent blindness after injury or blindness. 

16 Feb,2015

New pathways discovered to prevent blindness

Published in Healthcanal, 16 February 2015 Visualisation of the complex wiring of the brain and the associated networks by MRI. Scientists have made a major new discovery detailing how areas of the brain responsible for vision could potentially adapt to injury or trauma and ultimately prevent blindness. The Monash University led study, published today in Current Biology, […]

03 Feb,2015

New stroke treatment gives brain repair hope

Herald Sun, 3 February 2015 In the Herald Sun’s article written by Brigid O’Connell, Associate Professor James Bourne was interviewed about his research into an anti-Nogo therapy, which can help patients rewire their brains after a stroke.