Gavin Butt is a long way from home. The 24-year-old arrived in Melbourne just over a month ago from Halls Creek WA, a regional town in the Kimberley, to undergo a complex surgery at the Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH).
The Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH) and The University of Melbourne have welcomed a $1.48 million Federal Government grant that will expand a world first-in-human clinical trial of an implantable brain-computer interface designed to help Australians with upper limb paralysis restore functional independence.
New research into the health of Australia’s health practitioners aims to support the wellbeing of healthcare workers and protect patients from harm. The research – led by Associate Professor Marie Bismark - received over $1 million dollars in the latest of round National Health and Medical Research Council Investigator Grants.
Today, the Royal Melbourne Hospital’s Professor Ingrid Winship was recognised for her service to the medical community with the title of Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) as part of the Queen’s Birthday Honours list.
The Royal Melbourne Hospital's Director of Microbiology Professor Deborah Williamson has received the 2020 Australian Society for Infectious Diseases (ASID) Frank Fenner Award for her research and leadership in clinical and public health microbiology.
Professor Andrew Roberts, Clinical Haematologist and BMT Physician at the Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH) and cancer researcher at the Walter and Eliza Hall institute for Medical Research (WEHI) has received a Member of the Order of Australia award (AM).