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19 Oct,2015

Sharks could reveal how neck disease forms in humans

As published in the Health Canal October 19 2015 Researcher Catherine Boisvert conducts egg drug injection work for the project. New insights into how the neck vertebrae of elephant sharks naturally become fused could help researchers to understand how neck development can go wrong in people affected by disease. In a paper published in journal, PLoS One, researchers […]

01 Jun,2015

ARMI Newsletter June 2015

Issue 3 of the ARMI newsletter, Regenerate, is now available for download in the ‘Resources’ section. In this issue: Regenerating Australian Science Careers From the Editor Professor Peter Currie The Director’s Words  EMBL Australia Executive Director says it like it is ARMI breaking news Backstage Pass at ARMI

17 Feb,2015

Discovery of brain pathway could lead to ways to prevent blindness

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 […]

16 Feb,2015

New pathways discovered to prevent blindness

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. 

16 Feb,2015

New pathways discovered to prevent 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, […]

03 Feb,2015

New stroke treatment gives brain repair hope

Herald Sun, 3 February 2015 In the Herald Sun’s article written by Brigid O’Connell, Associate Professor James Bourne was interviewed about his research into an anti-Nogo therapy, which can help patients rewire their brains after a stroke.

01 Dec,2014

ARMI Newsletter December 2014

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 […]

14 Aug,2014

Holy grail of making stem cells in laboratory a step closer after discovery using zebrafish at Monash University

In this article, written by Lucie Van Den Berg about stem cell research, it discusses how Australian scientists had made a discovery when studying zebrafish that may lead them in making self-renewing stem cells that could be created to treat  blood disorders and diseases.  Professor Peter Currie and Dr Phong Dang Nguyen were referenced about their work with zebrafish.

01 Jul,2014

ARMI Newsletter July 2014

Issue 1 of the ARMI newsletter, Regenerate, is now available for download in the ‘Resources’ section. In this issue: The Next Evolution of Medical Treatments – Regenerative Medicine Meet the Director Getting to know the Deputy Director Seven years of ARMI research and discovery ARMI Staff Profiles

06 Oct,2013

Zebrafish and spinal cord injury

Featured on Channel 9 News – Zebrafish & Spinal Cord Injury (Sunday 6 October 2013) This news story focused on how zebrafish may be the cure for spinal cord injury.  Professor Peter Currie and Dr Yona Goldshmit, from the Australian Regenerative Medicine institute, were interviewed in response to how zebrafish may be the cure for […]