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MIMR-PHI set to change landscape of medical research

April 04, 2014

After a combined 75 years of discovery and innovation, MIMR and PHI have joined forces.

Cure for ‘Deadliest Cancer Known to Man’ to start with MIMR

December 11, 2013

Since losing his nine-year old daughter Amy in 2009 to an insidious brain cancer (Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma or DIPG), Ren Pedersen has been on a mission. More

Good cholesterol” stops inflammation

December 11, 2013

It has long been touted for its protective actions in the war against heart disease, but scientists believe its anti-inflammatory properties may be just as important. In a world first, an international team of researchers has uncovered a central molecular switch that they believe explains how good cholesterol is able to stop inflammation and protect the arteries, potentially opening avenues for new treatments. More

Prestigious award for esteemed researcher

December 11, 2013

Professor Paul Hertzog from the Monash Institute of Medical Research (MIMR) has been awarded the prestigious Milstein Award for Excellence in Cytokine and Interferon Research for his discovery of the innate immune protein, interferon epsilon. More

Breathing new life into preterm baby research

November 06, 2013

Monash Institute of Medical Research scientists have received a prestigious NIH project grant to find ways to improve outcomes for very preterm infants who struggle to take their first breaths. More

MIMR scientists discover a new treatment for ectopic pregnancy, a life-threatening disease for women

September 11, 2013

MONASH Institute of Medical Research (MIMR) scientists have discovered a new treatment for women with an ectopic pregnancy... More

A first in front line immunity research

July 23, 2013

In a study published in Nature Immunology, MIMR researchers have gained new insight into the.


Director of The Ritchie Centre awarded AM in Queen's Birthday Honours list

June 27, 2013

Developing new ways to treat at-risk mothers and babies has won a world-renowned obstetrician from the Monash Institute of Medical Research recognition in the Queen’s Birthday 2013 Honours List. More

MIMR Director awarded Australian Academy of Science Fellowship

March 27, 2013

MONASH Institute Of Medical Research’s Director Professor Bryan Williams is one of 22 researchers honoured by their peers with election to the prestigious and influential Australian Academy of Science (AAS). More