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14 May,2017

Finding the back gate to schizophrenia

Schizophrenia affects around 3 out of every 1000 Australians aged 18-45 and as national Schizophrenia Awareness Week commences (14 – 21 May 2017), Australians who live with this debilitating disorder will be questioning if science and research is any closer to understanding why it develops and what we can do about it. For most sufferers of schizophrenia, […]

11 Apr,2017

Regenerate Newsletter – Autumn Edition 2017

Here are just some of the highlights for ARMI in the first quarter of 2017: Everyone loves a giant cheque: To end 2016, ARMI celebrated its first ever crowd funding for Muscular Dystrophy research – with a cheque presentation. ARMI partnered up with the crowd funding team Charidy to successfully beat an initial target of $10,000 […]

10 Apr,2017

The Bioinformatics Peer Prize is now open for submissions

In partnership with the Centre for Systems Genomics, ARMI and Melbourne Bioinformatics, Thinkable is excited to launch the inaugural ‘Peer Prize’ for bioinformatics. The objective is to accelerate wider knowledge exchange & drive multi-disciplinary collaboration with the latest bioinformatics research from around the world, while celebrating the most exciting new discoveries made in the field as voted by […]

04 Apr,2017

ARMI researchers unlock new therapy to improve outcomes for stroke patients

ARMI researchers unlock new therapy to improve outcomes for stroke patients. A potential regenerative medicine therapy could decrease disability in people after stroke and other brain injuries. The new therapy is based on a naturally occurring molecule called ephrin-A1 and is most effective when given one week after a stroke, says Associate Professor James Bourne, […]

04 Apr,2017

How white blood cells are made: ARMI researchers provide gene clue in international study

A multidisciplinary effort by an international team of scientists including Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute (ARMI) researchers at Monash University (Melbourne) has discovered a significant role for the SMARCD2 gene in white blood cell development. The results define the genetic causes of a rare hereditary white blood cell disorder, and have implications for other blood diseases […]

12 Mar,2017

Regenerative medicine ripe for commercial success

Regenerative medicine has great potential to create new therapies for people, and interest in the field is rapidly growing in Australia, says Associate Professor David Rhodes, new ARMI Leadership Advisory Board member. “As Australia’s population ages, researchers, industry and governments are interested in supporting regenerative medicine to create effective therapies and manufacturing opportunities for Australia.” […]

27 Feb,2017

ARMI leads the way to fast tracking regenerative medicine therapies with international initiative

ARMI is leading the way with a new initiative to commercialise products and therapies based on regenerative medicine and cell therapy research. The new Centre for Commercialisation of Regenerative Medicine (CCRM) Australia builds on a proven and successful not-for-profit model from Canada, says Mr Silvio Tiziani, Chief Operating Officer of ARMI. “ARMI has an internationally […]

23 Feb,2017

ARMI Artist in Residence Program – applications now open

Applications are now open for the ARMI Artist in Residence Program. All applications for residency will be considered.  Successful applicants will have one week’s full access to the institute, supervised access to labs, and can pick the brains of scientists at the cutting edge of regenerative medicine research for inspiration. You will have a designated […]

23 Feb,2017

Industry led consortium accelerates regenerative medicine sector

An industry-led consortium is set to begin projects that will link industry partners with regenerative medicine academic research and boost the growth of this emerging sector. The consortium, called the Regenerative Medicine Industry Interface, will accelerate commercialisation and translation of academic research into products and solutions for industry, says Dr Matthew Nussio, Manager of Industry […]

08 Feb,2017

In the spotlight – studying at ARMI

ARMI students have the best of both worlds – the support and interactions of a research institute and the facilities and services of a large university. Jane McCausland, Student Programs Coordinator, says this helps to make ARMI a first-choice destination for students. “We are relatively small and I’m very ‘hands on’ with our students. Because […]