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  1. 10 May 2022 - Health & Wellbeing

    Following cancer’s status updates

    Deciphering the microscopic messages cancer sheds into our bloodstream provides new ways to guide diagnosis and treatment, says a University of Melbourne expert

  2. 10 May 2022 - Health & Wellbeing

    Our genetic strength in numbers

    Combining global datasets will give more people access to genomic medicine and increase personalised cancer treatment, says University of Melbourne expert

  3. 10 May 2022 - Health & Wellbeing

    Will Australia be left behind in the cancer genomics revolution?

    Australian patients may not see the benefits of new genetic testing for diagnosis and treatment without new funding models says a University of Melbourne expert

  4. 12 April 2022 - Health & Wellbeing

    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

  5. 31 March 2022 - Science Matters

    Piecing thylacine DNA back together

    New University of Melbourne research uses genomes from living thylacine relatives to build a new, chromosome-scale genome to de-extinct the Tasmanian tiger.

  6. 25 February 2022 - Engineering & Technology

    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.

  7. 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.

  8. 20 May 2021 - Science Matters

    Variety is the spice of life... and key to saving wildlife

    By understanding how varied a species' DNA is, we can boost species adaptation to new conditions, decreasing extinction risk say University of Melbourne experts

  9. 2 February 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Testing, testing, testing: Can blood tests help detect cancers early?

    The COVID-19 pandemic showed our capacity to test at large scale, can we use these strategies for early detection of cancer ask University of Melbourne experts?

  10. 16 September 2020 - Animals, Food & You

    Detecting amphibian pathogens in the water to boost frog conservation

    Frog diseases can be detected in environmental samples like soil and water finds an international team of researchers including University of Melbourne.