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.
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
Tuberculosis: Still a major killer
University of Melbourne researchers estimate for first time the burden of tuberculosis on adolescents and young adults, a group often ignored in disease control
The genes that turn malaria into a killer
University of Melbourne experts have discovered a group of proteins associated with the deadliest forms of malaria; this finding could help protect children.
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.