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Nature Publishing Group has partnered with Monash University, Australia to publish npj Regenerative Medicine, a new open access research journal that will explore the potential of organisms to restore and regenerate damaged cells, tissues and organs. The study of regenerative medicine has the potential to help scientists and clinicians devise early-intervention treatments for traumatic injury or […]
The Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute (ARMI) at Monash University has today announced a new cooperative agreement with US research centre, the Jackson Laboratory (JAX). Under the agreement, the two institutions will establish cooperative programs and activities, exploring opportunities for short and long-term faculty and student exchanges, visits, education and training. Professor John Carroll, Dean of the Faculty […]
Australia’s regenerative medicine research efforts are set to strengthen as a result of a new partnership between Monash University and a leading US biomedical research institution. The Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute (ARMI) at Monash University announced today a partnership agreement with the MDI Biological Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine. The partnership will explore new ways to promote […]
World-renowned researcher Professor Nadia Rosenthal, founding Director of the Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute (ARMI) at Monash University has accepted a newly created position as Scientific Director of The Jackson Laboratory (JAX) in Maine. ARMI, a joint venture between Monash University and the Victorian Government, was established to build on the University’s existing strengths in biomedical research and […]
An expert in biological imaging and embryonic development from the Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute (ARMI) has announced he will be leaving Monash to join Singapore’s lead scientific agency. Dr Nicolas Plachta joined ARMI as an EMBL Australia Group leader, based at Monash University, in 2011. He will join the Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology […]
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 […]