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15 Jun,2018

ARMI spends a night at St Heliers Gallery

It was a fight for every square-inch at St Heliers Gallery at the Abbotsford Convent on the Friday night of the 25th of May. In celebration of the works created during the successful Artists in Residence program, ARMI headed to the gallery to see a showcase of regenerative medicine-inspired art. The exhibition, titled Regeneration: An exhibition, was overflowing with scientists, artists and […]

14 May,2018

Unlocking the Secrets of Skeletal Muscle Cells

Moving from Colombia eight years ago to study a Bachelor of Science at the University of Melbourne, Laura Galvis Vargas is a seasoned Melbournite. As a member of the Marcelle Group, Laura is undertaking her PhD in muscle regeneration research, and she is already renowned amongst ARMI for her passion for science and collaboration (facilitated by […]

11 May,2018

How the Merson Group is ‘Kissing Goodbye’ to MS

Over 25,000 Australians suffer from Multiple Sclerosis (MS), and with 10 new diagnoses each week and an ageing population, that number is on the rise. Unfortunately, given the relatively few sufferers in comparison to our total population, it’s no surprise that only 4 out of 10 Australians rank MS as a community health priority. But […]

03 May,2018

Sonya Walker: Taking Ideas to the Global Community

At ARMI, our research capabilities are our greatest strength- bringing together the best minds to tackle some the most difficult issues in regenerative medicine. But behind the lab bench, a different sort of research takes place; one that empowers our scientists and generates opportunities through advocacy and promotion. The Institute’s Leadership Advisory Board is one […]

29 Apr,2018

Claude Bernard – Looking back on an inspirational career in immunology

“I’ve had a wonderful career in science,” beams Claude, “I wish a lot of people the same pleasure of going to work every day like I have!” Claude always knew that he would have a career in science, but with a medical focus, “I knew early I didn’t want to do medicine as I knew […]

22 Apr,2018

Alberto Roselló-Díez – from Madrid to New York and now Melbourne

Madrid, New York, Melbourne. It reads like a fantastic holiday itinerary but in fact this is Dr Alberto Roselló-Díez’s real life story. He is the newest Group Leader recruit at ARMI. As of May, Alberto can say he has lived and worked in all three incredible cities. He has wasted little time getting going – […]

16 Apr,2018

ARMI Group Leader Jan Kaslin receives funding to study the rare genetic disease Sanfilippo Syndrome

The Sanfilippo Children’s Foundation and Cure Sanfilippo Foundation have recently announced that it will provide $AUD90,000 during 2018 to fund a project led by ARMI Group Leader Dr Jan Kaslin.  The prestigious grant will go towards the creation of a zebrafish model of Sanfilippo, a rare genetic metabolic disorder that causes fatal brain damage. Kaslin, a leading expert in […]

28 Mar,2018

Regenerate Newsletter – Autumn Edition 2018

The Autumn 2018 edition of the ARMI newsletter, Regenerate, is now available for download in the ‘Resources’ section. Here are just some of the highlights for ARMI in the first quarter of 2018: The Science of Juggling: Mirana Ramialison on Research and Motherhood To ARMI and Beyond, we wish Hozana Castillo all the best in […]

18 Mar,2018

To ARMI and Beyond, we wish Hozana all the best in the years to come

It’s a bittersweet time here at ARMI. Hozana Castillo, a postdoctoral researcher with the Kaslin Group, will be heading home to Brazil after two invigorating years with us. Although we’re sad to see her go, we are excited to see her expand her career and move on to new challenges. Joining ARMI in 2016, Hozana […]

18 Mar,2018

The Board’s newest addition, Tim Murphy understands the Value of Collaboration.

Bridging the gap between business and research can be a tricky endeavour, often one tackled best by those experienced in both fields. In late 2007, Australia’s Innovation Minister, Senator Kim Carr, knew this also, relying on his senior advisor to guide him. His advisor, Tim Murphy, was precisely this. He brought with him specialised knowledge […]