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Expanding the ABC Network has typically seen many talented researchers based in South America join the collaborative cohort. However, the latest addition, Professor Gustavo Duque, a Colombian clinician-researcher who is currently based in the Western suburbs of Melbourne, is a little unique in that he perfectly epitomises the relationships this network aims to strengthen and […]
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, […]
When Dr Ivan Gladwyn-Ng chose to undertake his PhD at ARMI, under the supervision of Dr Julian Heng, he had a clear vision for his future. He knew he didn’t want to stay in academia and become a lab head. He knew he loved cytoskeletal proteins and the amazing videos scientists produced. And he knew […]
The latest addition to ARMI’s Industry Advisory Committee (IAC), Brian Hanrahan, has overseen gene and cell therapy projects and developed new diagnostic devices and tissue-engineered products in Australia, the United States and Canada for over 20 years. In late 2020, Brian returned to Australia and joined Planet Innovation as a Business Development Manager and is […]
The Australia Brazil Chile (ABC) Network is excited to announce its recent expansion, welcoming researchers from Argentina, Colombia and Uruguay to the cohort including Dr Guillermo Lanuza from Fundación Instituto Leloir (Argentina), Associate Professor Flavio Zolessi from Universidad de la República (Uruguay) and Drs Fernando Lizcano, Lina A Gómez, John Londoño and Ana María Santos […]
Taking the leap from academia to startup takes guts and a lot of heart. Not many succeed in taking such a risk, but Monash University alumni, founder and current Executive Director of Cellular Agriculture Australia and the newest member of ARMI’s Industry Advisory Committee (IAC), Dr Bianca Lê is one brave entrepreneur who is leading […]
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 […]
At the heart of any lab, or indeed of any research institute, is the people. Research runs on the talents and minds and hands of people, and the intermingling and intellectual friction and exchange of ideas that occur between these people. No-one understands this more than ARMI’s newest Development Engagement Committee member, Robert Papworth. Robert […]
The year 2020 was challenging for many Australian biomedical researchers. COVID-19, lockdowns and capacity limits disrupted lab workflow, but with a few changes implemented at ARMI to keep our staff and students safe, our scientists adapted. Indeed, some of our scientists thrived throughout the year, one of whom was group leader Dr Nadinath Nillegoda. Not […]
The Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute (ARMI) celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2019, marking a decade of cutting edge regenerative medicine research. As you will read throughout this report, 2019 was a year of numerous success stories in research, education and mentoring, industry and international collaboration.