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.
19 July 2023
Breakthrough research has found that Group A Streptococcus (GAS) infections are more likely transmitted from asymptomatic throat carriage than skin-to-skin contact in communities with high rates of infection.
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.
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.
07 November 2022
Scientists at the Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH) and Doherty Institute have used whole genome sequencing to discover that the transmission of tuberculosis (TB) commonly occurs beyond household contacts in Victoria, in social or other settings.
02 September 2022
Congratulations to the RMH and The Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity Infectious Diseases Physician Professor Steven Tong, who has been awarded $3.9 million in the latest round of Australian Government Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) Grants.
07 February 2022A Melbourne-led study, involving researchers from the Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH), suggests that a primary tissue culture model is more effective at recreating the human experience of COVID-19, leading to more accurate treatments for the condition.
15 November 2021
Two individuals and one team from the Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH) have been recognised in the 2021 Brilliant Women in Digital Health, presented by Telstra Health.
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