Unfolding the mysteries of the brain
PhD researcher Ryan Hickmott is using ferret stem cells to grow organoids, which are like miniature brains, to help us better understand the human brain and how we could protect it from degenerative diseases.
Victorian Government funding accelerates new approaches to vaccine development for ovarian cancer
Research working towards the development of vaccines that can stop ovarian cancer coming back has been bolstered through new Victorian Government funding.
RMIT University to lead €15.7 million Australia-France doctoral training network
In a significant win for global research training, Australian and French academic ties are set to strengthen with today’s announcement of the Australia France Network of Doctoral Excellence (AUFRANDE).
Technology is key to transforming systemic deficiencies in Australia’s aged care sector, new report finds
RMIT-Cisco’s Health Transformation Lab launches report: 'Transforming aged care – towards a future in which digitisation drives respect and connection', in response to the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety.
Take the burn out of sunscreen testing: experts
Exposing humans to ultraviolet radiation to test sunscreen effectiveness should be phased out, according to scientists and cancer experts.
Discovery could inspire new way to detect brain abnormalities
Scientists have taken a promising step towards a new generation of accurate, affordable and portable devices to detect concussion, epilepsy and dementia.
Organ storage a step closer with cryopreservation discovery
Australian scientists have taken the first step towards improved storage of human cells, which may lead to the safe storage of organs such as hearts and lungs.
New European project to empower citizens to become savvy with digital health tools
The €2.7 million research project will create a digital health literacy strategy and transform how everyday citizens manage their healthcare.