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.
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.
Scientists further understanding of tuberculosis transmission in Victoria
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.
The RMH Infectious Diseases Physician receives $3.9 million MRFF grant
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.
Global study hopes to find cure for HIV
04 April 2022
HIV infection is a chronic condition that remains a major global health problem, with an estimated 38 million people world-wide living with the disease.
New study paves the way for more effective COVID-19 research and treatment
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.
The RMH leaders and innovators recognised in 2021 Brilliant Women in Digital Health
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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