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26 Nov,2019

Cells study helping to crack the code to Alzheimer’s disease

A study led by researchers at Monash University has opened up new hope for diagnosing and treating Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia in older people and, as there are no effective treatments, is one of the leading contributors to the global disease burden. Various genes have been implicated in […]

20 Nov,2019

Cracking the Hox Code

The human body navigates movement with astonishing success, displaying locomotor actions that are fluid and coordinated. This ability is the mystery that the McGlinn group is attempting to unravel. Now, they are one step closer with the recent publication of their paper, “A Hox code defines spinocerebellar neuron subtype regionalisation” in Cell Reports. Corresponding author Associate Professor Edwina McGlinn, ARMI […]

18 Nov,2019

ARMI Annual Report 2018

2018 has been another excellent year for the Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute (ARMI), with growth in the quality of our research and in the global and industry collaborations that are so important for 21st century medical research. As you will read throughout this report, 2018 was a year of numerous success stories in research, industry and […]

05 Nov,2019

Seeing More Clearly Now with New Research

Congratulations to Dr Inaki-Carril Mundinano, William Kwan and Professor James Bourne on their recent publication “Retinotopic specializations of cortical and thalamic inputs to area MT” in high-impact journal PNAS (The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences). Using advanced imaging techniques, the research team investigated the anatomy, morphology and distribution of specialised neurons responsible for visual motion perception in a previously […]

30 Oct,2019

Regenerate Newsletter – October 2019

The October 2019 of the ARMI newsletter, Regenerate, is now available to view in the ‘Resources’ section. Here are some of the highlights for ARMI in October: Claude’s Contributions to China Celebrated Another Award for Avnika! Building New Collaborations: The 1st Monash-Osaka Joint Symposium Well done to ARMI Honours and Masters students 3D Cardiomics Build Your Own Opto-tools […]

20 Oct,2019

Building New Collaborations: The 1st Monash-Osaka Joint Symposium

ARMI is committed to establishing and developing new partnerships to facilitate its world-leading, ground-breaking research. When different researchers with similar interests come together to share expertise, resources and personnel, exciting, new research is made possible. A great leap forward in the ARMI network occurred earlier this month with the 1st Monash University – Osaka University […]

07 Oct,2019

Another Award for Avnika!

Congratulations to ARMI researcher Dr Avnika Ruparelia from the Currie group on receiving the Inaugural Australia and New Zealand Society for Cell and Developmental Biology (ANZSCDB) Early Career Researcher Award in Developmental Biology. The award has been established to encourage and support early-career researchers working towards independent research careers in the fields of cell and developmental biology. “I’m honoured and […]

01 Oct,2019

Claude’s Contributions to China Celebrated

Congratulations to Emeritus Professor Claude Bernard who has been awarded the 2018 ChunCheng Friendship Award! The award, conferred this year in August, is the People’s Republic of China’s highest honour and award for experts from outside of China who have made “outstanding contributions to the country’s economic and social progress.” Claude’s illustrated and productive academic career saw […]

30 Sep,2019

Regenerate Newsletter – September 2019

The September 2019 of the ARMI newsletter, Regenerate, is now available to view in the ‘Resources’ section. Here are some of the highlights for ARMI in September: Regenerative Medicine: Pathways to Industry Global connections as easy as ABC Jennifer Zenker Named a 2019 CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar Shuttling: A New Kind of Pathogen Transfer Between Immune Cells […]

17 Sep,2019

Shuttling: A New Kind of Pathogen Transfer Between Immune Cells

While studying the early stages of fungal infection, researchers from the Lieschke group at ARMI and their collaborators have made a fascinating discovery: a new type of pathogen transfer between immune cells. After a passionate 10 years of observation and experimentation, this work has now been published in a – quite literally – beautiful paper, entitled, “β-glucan–dependent […]