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18 Aug,2022

FAMOUS PROGRAM AWARDEES ANNOUNCED

Two ARMI researchers are amongst the first cohort of FAMOUS program awardees. The FAPESP (São Paulo Research Foundation) – Monash University Collaboration Seed (FAMOUS) program co-funded by ARMI, Monash University and FAPESP was established to support new collaborations in the health sciences between research groups in the State of São Paulo, Brazil, and Monash University. […]

20 Jul,2022

Monash biotech start-up receives funding for muscular dystrophies

A new Monash biotech company has received funding to develop novel therapies for treatment of muscular dystrophies.  Myostellar, established by researchers from Monash’s Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute (ARMI), has been awarded a $500,000 grant from CUREator, a national biomedical incubator managed by life science collaboration Brandon BioCatalyst. Professor Peter Currie, who is leading the project alongside […]

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 Oct,2021

Untangling the Heart’s Genome: Now in 3D

Research led by Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute and Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) researchers at Monash University has combined cutting-edge genomics and 3D “gaming” modelling to understand how all genes are expressed in different parts of the heart, unveiling complex patterns and novel markers. To help visualise this new research, the team, led by Monash […]

27 Aug,2021

ARMI scientists combine innovative technologies to improve image analysis

ARMI scientists have developed a new method to obtain specific bone measurements from imaging scans, potentially enhancing accuracy and efficiency for developmental biologists and evolutionary researchers in the field. The work, led by ARMI group leader Alberto Roselló-Díez, was recently published in Frontiers in Cell and Developmental Biology. “We have developed a user-friendly semi-automatic method […]

05 Jul,2021

Cartherics, ARMI and CCRM Australia announce new agreement for closer cooperation and collaboration

Cartherics Pty Ltd (“Cartherics”) and the Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute, including commercialisation initiative CCRM Australia, announced agreements for closer cooperation and collaboration today. “Cartherics affiliation with ARMI is an important step in our development and will embed industry and academic excellence in regenerative medicine and translation to clinical medicine in cancer,” said Prof Alan Trounson, […]

16 Apr,2021

Lights Out for Parkinson’s Disease

ARMI researchers have begun to demonstrate the potential of a new method to treat Parkinson’s disease. The research, led by ARMI and EMBL Australia group leader Dr Harald Janovjak in collaboration with colleagues in Germany and Austria, was published in PLOS Genetics today. “In Parkinson’s disease, and indeed many neurodegenerative diseases, specific and very important […]

11 Feb,2021

Discovery of Naturally Occurring Protein that could Reverse Severe Muscle Wasting in Disease, Aging and Trauma

An exciting discovery by Monash University scientists may lead to faster recovery from muscle injury and wasting diseases. When we tear a muscle – stem cells within it repair the problem. We can see this occurring not only in severe muscle wasting diseases such as muscular dystrophy and in war veterans who survive catastrophic limb […]

21 Sep,2020

Future Fellowship to Develop Innovative Genomic Tools of the Future

New funding from the Australian Research Council (ARC) will boost the development of novel genomic tools at ARMI and EMBL Australia. ARMI and EMBL Australia Group leader Dr Harald Janovjak was recently awarded a  prestigious ARC Future Fellowship. This will provide $810,000 over four years to support his group’s work in developing novel genetic methods […]

06 Aug,2020

New Grant to Support ARMI Research in Understanding Blindness in Newborns

A grant funded by the Angior Family Foundation has been awarded to ARMI to study Leber Congenital Amaurosis (LCA), a group of inherited retinal diseases that are the most common cause of blindness in newborn children. The project will be led by Senior Research Fellow Dr Joachim Berger from the Currie Group. “I would like […]