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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 23 March 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    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

  9. 20 March 2018 - Science Matters

    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.

  10. 22 February 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.