Health innovation and translational medicine

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
  • Nutraceuticals
  • Neuroscience
  • Nursing and midwifery
  • Nutrition
  • Obesity and diabetes
  • Pharmaceutical science
  • Psychology
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RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business. - Artwork created by Louisa Bloomer