Professor Doug Hilton and Professor Christine Kilpatrick
27 March 2019

Vital research to address the growing burden of dementia in Australia has been given a significant boost with $15 million over five years from Colonial Foundation. The grant will enable a new research program – led by researchers at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute and The Royal Melbourne Hospital – to develop new diagnostic tests for the early detection of dementia.

Dr Jason Tye-Din with a patient. Photo courtesy of Walter and Eliza Hall Institute
31 October 2018

The world’s first vaccine for people with coeliac disease is one step closer as phase two clinical trials get underway across Australia, led by The Royal Melbourne Hospital.

VHNx team at Launch Vic event
24 October 2018

The Royal Melbourne Hospital has been given $1 million to accelerate the growth of health and life sciences startups and build upon the success of the Melbourne Health Accelerator (MHx).

Researchers from the WHO Collaborating Centre for Viral Hepatitis at the Doherty Institute will lead a four year project to prevent liver cancer in people living with hepatitis
18 October 2018

Researchers from the WHO Collaborating Centre for Viral Hepatitis at the Doherty Institute will lead a four year project to prevent liver cancer in people living with hepatitis.

Healthy Brain Project.jpg
14 June 2018

Why do some people develop Alzheimer’s disease while others don’t?

A/Prof Bruce Campbell and Professor Peter Mitchell
27 April 2018

A breakthrough in stroke medical research found a drug, traditionally used for heart attacks, dissolves blood clots in the brain faster and more effectively than standard stroke drugs.

Prof Steve Davis with Prof Terry O’Brien and Bethlehem Griffiths Research Foundation award
17 August 2017

This year’s Bethlehem Griffiths Research Foundation (BGRF) Medal has been awarded to Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH) Neurologist, Professor Terence O’Brien.

Professor Peter Mitchell
22 May 2017

Australian medical researchers are at the forefront of an international stroke research study that will reduce disability and have more people return home.

Melbourne Health Accelerator announcement
22 May 2017

Today, Special Minister of State, Gavin Jennings, joined health professionals and researchers at the RMH to announce grant funding of $450,000 towards the Melbourne Health Accelerator (MHx) program.

Professor Stephen Davis
07 April 2017

The Royal Melbourne Hospital's internationally renowned stroke expert, Professor Stephen Davis, has been honoured with a professorship at Harvard University.