Silencing disease-causing genes
DNA unravels to switch genes on and off, potentially helping us toward understanding how to silence disease-causing genes, say University of Melbourne experts
Welcome to the mRNA revolution
A University of Melbourne startup has built an mRNA platform that Australian scientists can use to accelerate their research, going beyond the COVID-19 vaccine.
Crossing health borders without international travel
A University of Melbourne-based public health initiative is using interactive technology to reach remote Kenyan communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
An unexpected upside of COVID
A University of Melbourne expert says for many with chronic illness, the shift to telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic gives them more freedom and control.
Hope for endangered frogs
Some endangered frog species are recovering from a disease that has devastated amphibian species worldwide, shows a new University of Melbourne-led study
Genomics, gene-editing and the Blue Revolution
University of Melbourne research finds genomics and gene editing is giving aquaculture a more precise way of making disease resistant fish and shellfish.
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.
Chemogenetics: A new way to understand brain function
University of Melbourne researchers developed a method to study neural pathways that could reveal new information about the behaviour and diseases of the brain.
China’s chronic health burden revealed
A new study, led by the University of Melbourne, quantifies China’s multiple chronic disease burden as COVID-19 places even more pressure on the health system.
Shaping the brain: Before, during and after birth
Neurologist Professor Tracy Bale looks at how our life experiences can be transmitted biologically to the next generation and how that shapes our unique brains.