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Funding supports new approach to Alzheimer’s disease

News: 30th June 2022

A team led by SVI’s Professor Michael Parker was recently awarded a Faye Williams Innovation Grant from the Dementia Australia Research Foundation, to support testing of a potential new...

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New medical discovery centre forges ahead

News: 30th June 2022

Victorian Minister for Innovation, Medical Research and the Digital Economy, Jaala Pulford, this week visited the site of the future Aikenhead Centre for Medical Discovery (ACMD), in which
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Steps that lessen the pain

News: 06th June 2022

New SVI research on lipoedema – a debilitating chronic disease often misdiagnosed as obesity – provides a path to potential drug treatments and development of a diagnostic screening test.

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Testing the quality of a COVID RAT

News: 26th May 2022

Rapid antigen testing (RAT) for COVID-19 has quickly become a regular routine for many Australians, as a tool to support our return to schools, workplaces and ‘normal’ life.  

But while...

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Using data to get personal with medicine

News: 26th May 2022

Generating insights from biological data has the potential to drive quantum leaps in our knowledge of disease – particularly in how medical care might be personalised for better individual...

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Help us make discoveries that will transform lives

News: 24th May 2022

Type 1 diabetes is just one of many diseases that turn Australian lives upside down every day.

Scientists at SVI are applying ‘big data’ analysis and artificial intelligence to drive quantum...

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New funding brings medical discovery to life

News: 12th May 2022

SVI is excited to have secured a $2.5 million grant through The Ian Potter Foundation to support the Aikenhead Centre for Medical ​Discovery (ACMD). SVI is one of nine partners in the ACMD, a...

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Immunotherapy explained

News: 12th April 2022

The human immune system works every minute of every day to keep the body healthy – through constant monitoring, and by tracking and destroying pathogens, such as disease-causing bacteria and...

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Diversity is in the DNA

News: 11th April 2022

Bioinformatician and PhD student Neke Ibeh has a vision for a world where all people, regardless of their background, can equally benefit from cutting-edge advances in genomic medicine. 

“We...

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Creating new models to understand disease

News: 11th April 2022

Dr Julian Vivian joined SVI earlier this year, to head the newly established Structural Immunology Laboratory. 

Julian’s expertise is in protein chemistry, with a research focus touching on...

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