Newborn vaccine set to save lives
The award-winning University of Melbourne team behind an affordable gastro vaccine is ensuring it will save as many newborn lives as possible globally.
How treating gut disorders needs to be a team effort
Teams of multi-disciplinary experts are better than a lone specialist at treating many common gastrointestinal disorders, University of Melbourne research finds
What's gone wrong with managing bowel cancer in Australia?
Using four different approaches, University of Melbourne researchers aim to save thousands of lives from bowel cancer - one of our most preventable cancers.
Making the most of probiotics
It isn’t only the probiotics, but the way they are produced and the food we eat with them that are important for our health, say University of Melbourne experts
Taking on the ‘toxic trio’ behind coeliac disease
A new vaccine is being tested to enable coeliac patients to tolerate gluten, developed by a research collaboration including WEHI and University of Melbourne
The vaccine that may help prevent type 1 diabetes
New University of Melbourne research finds that the rotavirus vaccine saving young lives around the world may also help prevent type 1 diabetes.
How can heartburn end up as anaemia?
University of Melbourne research finds a link between some of the most popular heartburn treatments and iron deficiency, which can lead to anaemia.
Vaccinating newborns against the deadly rotavirus
University of Melbourne experts have developed a potentially life-saving vaccine to protect newborns world-wide against the sometimes fatal rotavirus.
Guiding gut nerves home
Transplanting stem cells into the bowel to replace missing gut nerves may offer a promising treatment for Hirschprung's Disease.