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SVI announces collaboration with Pfizer

News: 22nd June 2021

St Vincent’s Institute of Medical Research has entered into a new oncology-focused research collaboration with Pfizer’s Centers for Therapeutic Innovation.

This early-stage research...

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Anders puts his hand up for type 1 trial

News: 10th June 2021

“Will I still be able to surf big waves?” 

That was Anders’ first thought when he was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at the age of 29. 

“I’d lost about 10 kilos in six weeks. My gut feeling...

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Uncovering bipolar disorder’s molecular map

News: 10th June 2021

The world's first treatment for bipolar disorder was discovered in the 1940s by a psychiatrist-researcher working in an abandoned pantry in the Bundoora Repatriation Mental Hospital in...

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COVID antibody testing: understanding immunity

News: 10th June 2021

COVID-19 changed the path of humanity in 2020, but for SVI’s NRL division it meant doing a whole lot more of what they do best. 

A designated World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating...

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Type 1 diabetes treatment revisited

News: 10th June 2021

January 2022 marks a century since insulin was first used to treat Leonard Thompson, a 14-year-old dying of type 1 diabetes. The then experimental treatment saved Leonard’s life. 

Leonard...

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Welcome to our world

News: 24th May 2021

SVI Year, our research review, gives a window into our world.

Throughout 2020, our researchers persevered with their important work – in their labs and in their home offices.

They navigated...

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‘Wants to cure cancer’ - Support our researchers

News: 24th May 2021

Donor support for SVI's Rising Stars Program gives early career researchers like Dr Michael Sharp an invaluable step up.
Donate now to strengthen the future of research.

"I have always...

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Research Australia: focus on data and technology

News: 20th May 2021

Thank you to Research Australia for the opportunity to talk about the BRAIx project; a cutting-edge technology collaboration investigating whether novel artificial intelligence (AI)...

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Participants sign on for type 1 trial

News: 30th March 2021

At least one-quarter the number of participants sought for SVI’s type 1 diabetes clinical trial have signed up since the trial’s launch last November. Pictured here is Lucy, the first...

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Brain energy key to new mental health treatments

News: 30th March 2021

There have been no new effective treatments for people with bipolar disorder since Australian psychiatrist John Cade first used lithium to treat patients in the 1940s. To this day, the...

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