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World first at-home test for diabetes proven to work

23 December 2023

A new study at the RMH has confirmed that an at-home blood test for diagnosing type 1 diabetes is accurate and preferred by consumers.

The RMH clinicians receive NHMRC funding

15 December 2023

Congratulations to several RMH clinicians who have been awarded NHMRC Investigator Grants, announced on Friday.

New test could make recovery better for transplant patients

14 December 2023

A new test is being developed to better monitor a drug used post-kidney transplant.

The RMH implants world-first prostate cancer device with hopes of preserving sexual function

11 December 2023

Urological surgeon Mr Phil Dundee is part of a world-first trial for prostate cancer patients.

Landmark trial reduces radiation for breast cancer treatment

07 December 2023

A landmark breast cancer trial has shown radiation therapy may be safely omitted from treatment for some people.

Common drug could help slow Type 1 diabetes

07 December 2023

A drug used to treat immune diseases could help suppress the progression of Type 1 diabetes.

The RMH and WEHI announce new $100m centre for immunology

21 November 2023

A world-leading immunology research centre that will look at the immune system in greater depth than ever before will be established here in Parkville, thanks to a generous $100m investment from the Snow Medical Research Foundation.

Cancer biobank nominated for City of Melbourne honour

02 November 2023

A cancer biobank with ties to the RMH has been named as a finalist in the Melbourne Awards, run by the City of Melbourne.

Spinal surgery performed using Victorian-first robotic machine

03 October 2023

A new robotic scanner that significantly improves the accuracy of complex surgeries is being used at the Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH) – the first at a public hospital in Australia.

Researchers discover genes behind antibiotic resistance in deadly superbug infections

13 September 2023

Australian researchers have uncovered new genetic insights into Staphylococcus aureus, revealing what makes the bacterium so dangerous when it enters the blood.

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