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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 […]
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.
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, […]
Issue 2 of the ARMI newsletter, Regenerate, is now available for download in the ‘Resources’ section. In this issue: Nobel Prize winner Sir John Gurdon visits ARMI From the Editor Professor Peter Currie ARMI – has its own “Tower of Babel” 2014 Awards, Grants and Prizes Highlights The Eva and Les Erdi Zebrafish Research Group BioEYES […]
Holy grail of making stem cells in laboratory a step closer after discovery using zebrafish at Monash University
In this article, written by Lucie Van Den Berg about stem cell research, it discusses how Australian scientists had made a discovery when studying zebrafish that may lead them in making self-renewing stem cells that could be created to treat blood disorders and diseases. Professor Peter Currie and Dr Phong Dang Nguyen were referenced about their work with zebrafish.
Issue 1 of the ARMI newsletter, Regenerate, is now available for download in the ‘Resources’ section. In this issue: The Next Evolution of Medical Treatments – Regenerative Medicine Meet the Director Getting to know the Deputy Director Seven years of ARMI research and discovery ARMI Staff Profiles
Featured on Channel 9 News – Zebrafish & Spinal Cord Injury (Sunday 6 October 2013) This news story focused on how zebrafish may be the cure for spinal cord injury. Professor Peter Currie and Dr Yona Goldshmit, from the Australian Regenerative Medicine institute, were interviewed in response to how zebrafish may be the cure for […]