10 April 2019
hepatitis b virus

Health groups launch a Global Scientific Strategy to Cure Hepatitis B

Over 250 million people worldwide are chronically infected with hepatitis B virus (HBV) and even though a prophylactic vaccine and effective antiviral therapies are available, no cure currently exists.


The Office for Research oversees all aspects of research at RMH, with the major component of work arising from the operation of the Human Research Ethics Committee and the governance of research projects undertaken at or by RMH.

Date of Publication: Aug 2018
Eratne, D., Loi, S. M., Farrand, S., Kelso, W., Velakoulis, D., Looi, J. C. L.
Objectives: To provide a clinical update for general psychiatrists on the assessment and diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease (AD), highlighting current issues regarding epidemiology, risk factors and pathophysiology from recent relevant research findings.
Con, D., Jackson, B., Gray, K., De Cruz, P.
Background: Electronic health (eHealth) solutions may help address the growing pressure on IBD outpatient services as they encompass a component of self-management.
Date of Publication: May 2018
Ross, G., Sood, S., Mingos, N., Varigos, G.
31 January 2020
Novel coronavirus in culture

Novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) update

Melbourne Health has extensive processes in place to safely assess and manage any patients with viral infections, including the recent novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV).

Date of Publication: Apr 2016
Hong, T. P., Gow, P., Fink, M., Dev, A., Roberts, S., Nicoll, A., Lubel, J., Kronborg, I., Arachchi, N., Ryan, M., Kemp, W., Knight, V., Farrugia, H., Thursfield, V., Desmond, P., Thompson, A. J., Bell, S.
Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) incidence is rising rapidly in many developed countries. Primary epidemiological data have invariably been derived from cancer registries that are heterogeneous in data quality and registration methodology; many registries have not adopted current clinical diagnostic criteria for HCC and still rely on histology for classification.
22 June 2017

Statement about Japanese encephalitis

To be attributed to The Royal Melbourne Hospital’s Associate Professor Steven Tong, Infectious Diseases Specialist at The Doherty Infection and Immunity

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