RMIT's health researchers are active contributors to the discovery of global health solutions.
Our research programs in health innovation and translational medicine take a holistic approach to solving global health issues and expanding universal knowledge about the human body.
A multidisciplinary approach and collaboration with researchers from world renowned health organisations bring together expertise from a diverse range of disciplines including health, medical and pharmaceutical sciences, food and nutritional sciences, pharmacology, advanced manufacturing, nanotechnology and bio-engineering.
College researchers are the major contributors to research within RMIT’s Health Innovations Research Institute, researching areas such as ion channels and transporters.
Through basic research, clinical trials, laboratory experimentation and collaboration, RMIT researchers have made a measurable impact on proactive healthy behaviours and clinical health.
Current research areas include:
- Biomedical engineering
- Cardiovascular biology
- Traditional and herbal medicines
- Exercise and sports sciences
- Laboratory medicine
- Nursing and midwifery
- Obesity and diabetes
- Pharmaceutical science
Institutes, centres and facilities
- Health Innovations Research Institute
- Chinese Medicine Confucius Institute
- Advanced Manufacturing Precinct