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  1. 9 May 2019 - Go Figure

    What we do (and don't) know about lupus

    Lupus affects millions worldwide; researchers from the University of Melbourne are working to treat the disease without ‘turning off’ the immune system.

  2. 28 April 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Getting a clear picture of chemoprevention

    University of Melbourne research finds clearly communicating cancer risk and chemoprevention plans can help patients make informed decisions about prevention.

  3. 18 January 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Why health needs to engage the guys with guns

    A University of Melbourne expert has called on the health sector to step up engagement with armed forces to stem disease outbreaks and other health challenges.

  4. Podcast9 January 2019 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    Defining a pathogen

    This episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts podcast brings together two world-leaders in microbiology and immunology.

  5. 10 October 2018 - Inside Business

    We need another revolution in the march to good health

    A University of Melbourne expert says healthcare in the Western world is at a tipping point as populations age; data is our greatest hope to face the challenge.

  6. 26 August 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    MS and new ways of regenerating our brain’s insulation

    New University of Melbourne research that stimulates myelin production, a step that could help people living with degenerative neurological diseases like MS.

  7. 14 June 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    World-first test could predict your risk of a heart attack

    World-first research, involving the University of Melbourne, has developed a blood test to predict the risk of heart attack those with severe heart disease.

  8. 26 November 2017 - Animals, Food & You

    The changing disease climate

    As climate change gives tropical diseases new opportunities to spread, University of Melbourne veterinary epidemiologists watch for patterns in animal disease.

  9. 9 November 2017 - Science Matters

    From racehorses to bananas: The importance of biosecurity

    Australia's biosecurity measures protect us from many diseases, and racehorses here for spring racing are no exception, says a University of Melbourne expert.

  10. 24 October 2016 - Under the Microscope

    Saving lives by counting deaths

    Professor Alan Lopez says big data can revolutionise global health policy as more people die from non-communicable diseases than infectious diseases.