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27 Jun,2016

ARMI Newsletter June 2016

Issue 5 of the ARMI newsletter, Regenerate, is now available for download in the ‘Resources’ section. In this issue: New ARMI Director Announced: Professor Peter Currie to take the lead Wouter Masselink: Reflections on doing a PhD at ARMI Q and A with Rodney Glanville Highlights from 2016 The bare bones of tissue regeneration and immunity with […]

16 Jun,2016

Regenerate Newsletter – Winter Edition 2017

The Winter 2017 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 second quarter of 2017: In June 2016, Dr Olivier Serralbo received ARMI’s first shipment of quails – the start of the Monash Transgenic Quail Facility (MTQF) at ARMI. We […]

04 Apr,2016

Innate immune system modulates the regeneration process

Mikaël Martino’s research paper, “Inhibition of IL-1R1/MyD88 signalling promotes mesenchymal stem cell-driven tissue regeneration,” discusses how the innate immune system modulates the regeneration process, focusing, in particular, on injury to bone tissue. See the Resources column to the right to view the full paper as a PDF.

01 Mar,2016

Opinion: You might find my research using monkeys abhorrent, but it could save your life

First appeared in The Guardian, by James Bourne, 1 March 2016 ‘The care and welfare of animals are of paramount concern to every researcher.’ Photograph: Graeme Robertson for the Guardian “… and what do you do for a living James?” Before answering this question I can predict a range of responses to my answer. Some people lean forward […]

13 Feb,2016

NPJ Regenerative Medicine – open for submissions

ARMI strives for two key results for our effort: to create new knowledge in stem cell and regenerative research that can improve patients lives, and to share our discoveries with the world. With this in mind, ARMI has teamed up with Nature Publishing Group to publish a new journal: npj Regenerative Medicine, an open access journal, sharing […]

05 Feb,2016

Meet Hakan from Team Berger

Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute, 5 February 2016 For many PhD students, writing a science review is like a rite of passage into the scientific community. This was no different for Hakan Tarakci, a fresh ARMI PhD student in Prof. Peter Currie’s Lab, under the supervision of Dr. Joe Berger. With Hakan’s scientific curiosity piqued, starting […]

05 Feb,2016

New ARMI Director Announced: Professor Peter Currie to take the lead

Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute, 5 February 2016 After an extensive international search, Professor Peter Currie, current Deputy Head of ARMI has been appointed to the role of ARMI Director. Professor Currie received his Ph.D. from Syracuse University, New York, USA. He undertook postdoctoral training in zebrafish development at the Imperial Cancer Research Fund (now Cancer […]

19 Jan,2016

Recipe for tissue repair a skin cell breakthrough

First appeared in the Herald Sun, 19 January 2016, by Brigid O’Connell MELBOURNE researchers have created the “recipe book” for turning skin cells into almost any other cell in the human body. The landmark finding from the international research project paves the way for growing whole organs from human cells, as well as fast-tracking cell regeneration treatments […]

11 Jan,2016

Science Portraits: biologists – Phong Nguyen, developmental biologist

As published in Cosmos Magazine, a portrait of three young scientists, featuring ARMI’s Young Scientist Dr Phong Nguyen. Read below to discover a science portrait of his research career thus far, his work with zebrafish and blood stem cells, and the impact to hope for in the area of leukaemia. Phong Nguyen is studying blood stem […]

01 Dec,2015

ARMI Newsletter December 2015

Issue 4 of the ARMI newsletter, Regenerate, is now available for download in the ‘Resources’ section. In this issue: Random Walks in Regenerative Medicine  From the Editor Professor Peter Currie ARMI Group Leader hits the United Nations in New York Farewell to Director Nadia Rosenthal Thursday 14th December 2014 The ARMI Well-deserved Page! ARMI’s Eureka Moment! […]