Sea snail venom holds clues for diabetes treatment
A new study, that the University of Melbourne is part of, finds modified human insulin that mimics fast-acting sea snail venom is a potential diabetes treatment
Venomous bites: Getting treatment right
University of Melbourne researchers are surveying emergency doctors to identify best practice guidelines for treating venomous snake and spider bites.
Deadly snakebites and saving lives
Five million people are bitten by poisonous snakes globally each year; now a University of Melbourne expert is chairing the WHO's specialist group on snakebites
Mapping Australia’s snakebites for pets
The first-of-its-kind Snakebite Map project, devised by vets at the University of Melbourne, tracks where and when our pets are being bitten around Australia.
Venomous stings and bites lie close to home
An audit of the stings and bites from Australia's venomous creatures shows that bees and snakes are the biggest health threat, and your home is the danger zone.