Investigating the brain’s insulation
Following his uncle’s brain injury, University of Melbourne neuroscientist Dr David Gonsalvez now researches the way brain cells function in diseases like MS.
The genomic clues to disease
Professor Clara Gaff has moved Genomics out of research into patient care, identifying gene changes that can help with the treatment of genetic diseases.
How can we tell if an animal is depressed?
Professor Mike Mendl is developing new ways of assessing animal welfare that work to improve the wellbeing and conditions of all animals.
The complex relationship between prostate cancer and obesity
Men with obesity are linked with aggressive forms of prostate cancer that rely on fatty acids and Professor Matt Watt is researching why and how to prevent it.
Reversing irreversible blindness
Using innovative approaches, University of Melbourne Professor Keith Martin hopes restore sight and reduce the burden of blinding eye disease around the world.
The history of paper
Paper was invented in China before it spread through Central Asia and Europe, but how did paper evolve to become our modern-day office paper?
My brilliant career
This special International Women's Day episode unites leading women in science to discuss the challenge of the advancement of women in medical research.
Defining a pathogen
This episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts podcast brings together two world-leaders in microbiology and immunology.
Intellectual disabilities and the fight for justice
This episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts podcast explores the issue of preventable deaths among people with intellectual disabilities.
Standing up for science
In the latest episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts podcast, Nobel Laureate Randy Schekman argues for open-access publishing.