Artificial intelligence changes the way radiologists read scans
30 May 2023
New research led by the Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH) and the University of Melbourne (UoM) has shown that artificial intelligence (AI) user interface (UI) design can impact diagnostic accuracy.
Study shows benefit of universal genetic testing after breast cancer diagnosis
04 May 2023A study of women just diagnosed with breast cancer has found many have identifiable and well understood gene abnormalities, and yet they are excluded from subsidised genetic testing that can guide their treatment.
Research finds First Nations populations at greater risk of severe flu
21 April 2023
New research has found that First Nations populations around the world are significantly more likely to be hospitalised and die from influenza compared to non-Indigenous populations.
$5 million MRFF research grant awarded to progress treatment of heart disease
05 April 2023A ground-breaking study led by the Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH) and the University of Melbourne (UoM) has found that coronary bypass surgery using arteries rather than vein grafts can lead to longer lives for patients.
New study finds thrombectomy benefits patients with large ischaemic strokes
13 February 2023A recent study has shown that endovascular thrombectomy, a minimally invasive procedure that removes blood clots, can improve the outcomes of patients with large ischaemic strokes.
Palliative care research awarded $100,000 grant
03 February 2023New research to enhance the timeliness and responsiveness of care for palliative care patients has been awarded a $100,000 grant by the Avant Foundation.
Brain interface proves to be safe and effective
24 January 2023A device the size of a small paperclip, created to give people with severe paralysis the ability to communicate again, has been shown to be safe.
New investment takes Hepatitis B research one step closer to finding a cure
16 November 2022
A team of scientists have been awarded $1.7 million over the next five years, to advance world-first research into a cure for hepatitis B virus infection thanks to a grant from the mRNA Victoria Activation Program.
Collaborative brain cancer research awarded $4.6m grant
12 October 2022
Groundbreaking research to deliver new treatment options for patients with the most common and deadliest type of brain cancer has been supported through $4.6 million from the Medical Research Future Fund.
The RMH Neuropsychiatry team awarded $750,000
10 October 2022The Royal Melbourne Hospital’s (RMH) Neuropsychiatry team has been awarded $750,000 by the The Ramsay Hospital Research Foundation (RHRF).
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