Dr Gareth Goodier
07 October 2016

Chairman of Melbourne Health, Mr Robert Doyle, said today on behalf of the Melbourne Health Board that he was very pleased to support the announcement from Mr Harold Mitchell, Chair of the Premier's Jobs and Investment Panel, on the appointment of Dr Gareth Goodier to the position of Executive Chair of the Melbourne Biomedical Precinct in Parkville.

Girish Nair and Andrew Evans in surgery
14 September 2016

In a bid to cure Parkinson’s disease, medical researchers at The Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH) have trialed a new revolutionary type of stem cell that is injected into the brain as part of a world-first clinical trial.

Professor Peter Mitchell
02 May 2016

The Royal Melbourne Hospital has been appointed as the first statewide service to pioneer the roll out of a new breakthrough treatment, Endovascular Clot Retrieval (ECR), for stroke in Victoria.

Endovascular Clot Retrieval is now recognised by leading experts around the world as the most effective way to treat acute ischemic stroke patients, giving them the best chance of a full recovery.

Wheat
21 April 2016

A new era in gluten free foods is around the corner thanks to world first research that started at The Royal Melbourne Hospital and the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute.

Scientists from the CSIRO, with co-funding from the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC), have bred the Kebari grain, a new barley variety with ultra-low levels of hordeins, the type of gluten found in barley.

Tom Oxley - photo by University of Melbourne
09 February 2016

Melbourne medical researchers have created a new minimally invasive brain-machine interface, giving people with spinal cord injuries new hope to walk again with the power of thought.

21 September 2015

The Royal Melbourne Hospital is calling for adults aged between 18-75 years with diagnosed epilepsy to participate in a dietary therapy trial, investigating if the modified Atkin’s diet reduces epileptic seizures.