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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 15 May 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Watch Episode 3: Life Beyond Coronavirus: The Expert View

    Episode 3 of Life Beyond Coronavirus: The Expert View brings together an expert panel of University of Melbourne researchers to review the latest COVID-19 data

  4. 8 November 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Immunising kids against pneumonia

    A new pneumonia study in Laos - including the University of Melbourne - is proving that a vaccine against pneumococcus in children protects entire communities.

  5. 11 April 2019 - Science Matters

    Lifting the lid on HIV

    Researchers at the University of Melbourne are helping to open up the HIV virus, exposing new treatment targets that could help eradicate the deadly disease.

  6. 18 March 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    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

  7. 19 February 2019 - Health & Medicine

    Our ‘killer’ cells’ role in life-long flu vaccine

    Killer immune cells that can fight all strains of flu virus provide the potential for a universal, one-shot flu vaccine, University of Melbourne research shows

  8. 23 January 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  9. 22 November 2018 - Under the Microscope

    A smarter way to deliver drugs

    The University of Melbourne's Georgina Such works with nanoparticles to deliver vaccines and drugs; a breakthrough could change the lives of people with cancer.

  10. 13 November 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    The vaccine saving the lives of Pacific children

    Each year, some 650,000 children globally die from pneumonia. But a University of Melbourne vaccination program in Fiji is saving lives of Pacific children.