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.
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
Centres and facilities
- Biomedical and Health Innovation Enabling Capability Platform
- Chinese Medicine Confucius Institute
- Advanced Manufacturing Precinct