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First appeared in the Herald Sun, by Lucie Van Den Berg, 1 September 2016 TEST ALLOWS DOCS TO DISTINGUISH BETWEEN VIRAL AND BACTERIAL INFECTIONS IN SIGHT A CHINK in the armour of a deadly superbug has been revealed, providing scientists with a potential new pathway to annihilate the antibiotic-resistant infection. Using translucent zebrafish infected with glow-in-the-dark bacterial cells, […]
A Regenerative Medicine Advisory Group to be chaired by Silvio Tiziani has been formed by AusBiotech. The Group, comprising 10 members, will provide advice on current and emerging issues and trends facing the regenerative medicine sector in Australia and overseas, improve and engage the sector, generate a clear definition of regenerative medicine and address key advocacy issues.
Here are just some of the highlights for ARMI in 2016: Recipe for tissue repair – ARMI researchers create the “recipe book” for turning skin cells into almost any other cell in the human body New ARMI Director announced – Former Deputy Head of ARMI, Professor Peter Currie, is appointed to the role of ARMI […]
ARMI would like to congratulate Dr Mirana Ramialison on winning the Thinkable inaugural “Peer Prize for Women in Science”. Here, the Ramialison groups research into hacking the genome for junk DNA to tackle childhood heart disease has been recognised. Dr Ramialison is a thought leader in this area, and provides a fantastic role mode to ARMI’s early career […]
It’s National Science Week, and at ARMI we could not be prouder of our amazing team of scientists, technicians, students, affiliates and administrative team who embody the spirit of ARMI. It is this group of talented and dedicated individuals who are working to unlock the regenerative capability of the human body. Our 77+ strong team of […]
On behalf of the staff and students of the Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute, Monash University, I would like to extend my condolences on the passing of a long-time supporter of our Institute, Eva Erdi. Together with her husband Les, Eva showed great philanthropic commitment to the Institute’s research endeavours particularly in the areas of regenerative […]
You don’t need a clinical understanding of muscular dystrophy to know it is a debilitating disease. While the symptoms and prognoses do differ on an individual basis, MD is characterised by defects in muscle proteins and the death of muscle cells and tissue. For those with the disease, this means that they will suffer from a gradual wasting away of […]
From fins to limbs: Monash University scientists reveal how key adaptation occurred enabling emergence of land animal
Embargoed 20 July 2016 at 1800 London time / 1300 US Eastern Time. Scientists at the Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute (ARMI) at Monash University (Melbourne) have identified an important evolutionary innovation that gave rise to many land animals, from reptiles and birds to mammals, and including our own species. The work, published in the latest issue of the prestigious British journal, […]
Although European at heart (he is both Swiss and French), Mikaël Martino is happily calling Australia home as he heads a new research group at ARMI. Arriving just a few months ago in April, he has already settled in nicely and set a cracking pace, working alongside the other researchers of the Martino Group. Research Group The research group’s focus […]
Rodney Glanville is one of the primary aquarium technicians at ARMI’s FishCore, responsible for such things as fish husbandry, water filtration and pH maintenance. Hello Rodney. You work at ARMI’s FishCore. The facility is one of the largest of its kind in the southern hemisphere. Tell us about the journey you took to get here. I worked at […]