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  1. 14 December 2021 - Science Matters

    Live cell DNA architecture in real time

    University of Melbourne research finds our invisible DNA architecture is much more than a linear code, but rather an ever-changing blueprint of our genome.

  2. 12 October 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Deciphering ‘cell talk’ to understand our evolution

    By understanding how cells communicate, researchers including University of Melbourne hope to gain insights into how multicellular life first came to exist.

  3. 20 February 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Exposing the Achilles’ Heel of a major cancer gene

    Genetic research, involving the University of Melbourne, has identified a vulnerability of lymphoma cells that may lead to a new approach for cancer treatment.

  4. 21 November 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    What malaria can tell us about ‘switching off’ diseases like HIV

    New University of Melbourne research on our body’s inflammation response to malaria could open up new treatments for viral and autoimmune diseases like HIV.

  5. 8 October 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Stopping healthy cells from self-destructing

    Scientists from WEHI and the University of Melbourne have developed a world-first compound that keeps cells alive and functioning when they would otherwise die.

  6. 26 August 2019 - Engineering & Technology

    Engineering magnetics to grow human tissue

    Tissue engineering can restore damaged or lost tissue; University of Melbourne research is working to scale up the technology to regenerate human organs.

  7. 7 February 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Prostate cancer: Starving out the enemy

    Joint research by Monash University and University of Melbourne finds blocking a cell's access to 'fuel' could help develop a new therapy for prostate cancer.

  8. 2 August 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Putting cancer cells to sleep

    Researchers from the University of Melbourne and WEHI have uncovered a whole new class of drug compounds that could put some specific cancer cells to "sleep".

  9. 9 March 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    On the ‘breadcrumb trail’ of aggressive lung cancer

    For the first time, University of Melbourne/WEHI researchers have shown that alterations to two cell ‘pathways' cause aggressive lung adenocarcinomas.

  10. 15 February 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    But I got my flu shot? Why the flu vaccine works for some and not others

    New research from the University of Melbourne has discovered why some people aren’t immune to the flu even after they’ve had the influenza vaccine.