Health Innovations Research Institute
We translate new scientific knowledge into safe and effective therapeutic outcomes to improve the health and wellbeing of people in Australia and around the world.
We connect diverse health modalities, industry and community to create better health outcomes. We are experts in biophysics, bioengineering, metabolism, exercise and disease, ion channels and transporters as therapeutic targets, and traditional and complementary medicine.
Translating fundamental science into better health outcomes.
The Health Innovations Research Institute's diverse research programs engage with and respond to the changing needs of biomedical research and society.
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Throughout the year the Institute hosts lectures from high-profile researchers who will address key health issues currently affecting the Australian and international community.
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Outstanding researchers awarded Vice-Chancellor’s fellowships
RMIT has announced the latest recipients of its Vice-Chancellor’s Research Fellowships, with 12 outstanding researchers making an impact in fields ranging from sleep disorders to nanotechnology.
New Vice-Chancellor is ready to listen and learn
The new Vice-Chancellor and President of RMIT University, Martin Bean CBE, has arrived - and his first priority is to listen.
RMIT lights up for Diwali
For the fifth consecutive year, RMIT students and staff have celebrated Diwali, the Indian festival of light.
Amino acid transport as a target to treat type 2 diabetes
A Health Innovations Research Institute seminar presented by Professor Stefan Broer.