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  1. 27 February 2022 - Health & Wellbeing

    Cell research on rare disease finds new link to inflammation

    Discovery of inflammatory driver in PRAAS may have implications for other diseases, showing worth of rare disease research, says University of Melbourne expert

  2. 10 December 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Virus, pathogenesis, epidemiology and vaccination in the complex ecosystems of us

    Electing to be vaccinated fulfils a very basic responsibility to ourselves, our family and the community, explains the University of Melbourne's Peter Doherty.

  3. 28 September 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Joining the dots on diabetes and COVID-19

    People living with diabetes during the COVID-19 pandemic need some extra steps to protect their health, advise experts including the University of Melbourne.

  4. 23 September 2020 - Health & Medicine

    Reinfection in COVID-19 – Part three

    What are the implications of reinfection for vaccines, antibody passports and herd immunity asks University of Melbourne's Prof Peter Doherty?

  5. 17 September 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Reinfection in COVID-19- Part two

    What do cases of reinfection tell us about protective immunity against SARS-CoV-2 asks the University of Melbourne’s Prof Peter Doherty?

  6. 9 September 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Reinfection in COVID-19

    SARS-CoV-2 mutational ‘bar codes’ can be used to test whether someone has been reinfected by COVID-19 virus says University of Melbourne expert Peter Doherty

  7. 4 September 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Affinity, avidity, IgM, IgG, serological surveys and ‘antibody passports’

    The University of Melbourne's Peter Doherty explains our immune response to COVID-19 and what 'antibody passports' look for after vaccination or infection.

  8. 19 August 2020 - Health & Medicine

    The ugly truth

    We say looks don't matter but University of Melbourne research finds more evidence that they do; understanding our response to ugliness can help counteract it

  9. 15 June 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    The science behind the search for a COVID-19 vaccine

    In a special report, University of Melbourne researchers take us behind the science of creating, testing and distributing a vaccine to end the COVID-19 pandemic

  10. Podcast20 May 2020 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    Lessons for a future pandemic

    Professor Peter Doherty from the University of Melbourne discusses the latest COVID-19 drug and vaccine research, and how best to prepare for future pandemic