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In the media 2018


Melbourne scientists using stem cells, bio-engineering to treat pelvic organ prolapse in mothers
Professor Caroline Gargett, Dr Shayanti Mukherjee
Herald Sun
ABC News
In Daily


The research that could finally improve IVF’s success rate
Professor Lois Salamonsen, Dr David Greening
The Age
Essential Baby

Precision medicine reality for Victorian kids with cancer
Associate Professor Ron Firestein, Dr Peter Downie
Herald Sun
Seven News


Scientists’ breakthrough finding may relieve endometriosis pain
Professor Caroline Gargett
Herald Sun



Health groups call for school students to be taught about endometriosis
ABC News


Ovarian cancer screening test in development
Dr Andrew Stephens
Herald Sun



Phase III clinical trials of stem cell treatment for degenerative spinal disc disease
Associate Professor Tony Goldschlager
Herald Sun
Nine News

Long-term use of acid reflux drugs linked to increased risk of gastric cancer
Associate Professor Richard Ferrero
Herald Sun
Nine News
Science Alert


Victorian Medical Research Acceleration Funding announced for ovarian cancer CAR-T cell therapy
Herald Sun

L’Oreal For Women In Science Fellowship recipients announced
Dr Jaclyn Pearson
Herald Sun – Weekend magazine
Campus Morning Mail


Study shows high carbohydrate diet is worse than a high fat diet
Professor John Funder
Body and Soul
Life Hacker


Family hopes to crowd-fund cerebral palsy therapy trial with Kokoda Track mission
Associate Professor Tim Moss

ABC 7.30


Study shows 50 per cent decline in sperm count in men in Western countries
Professor Rob McLachlan

Herald Sun
ABC News
The New Daily
ABC 774 Melbourne
ABC Radio Australia
Hit 107 Adelaide
Fox FM Melbourne
Health Professional Radio


Ethnicity and pregnancy: Rethinking pregnancy length could help prevent stillbirth
Dr Miranda Davies-Tuck

Herald Sun
SBS News online
SBS Radio 
The World Today – ABC Radio
ABC News Online
The Conversation

Precision medicine pipeline may improve drug treatment for pancreatic cancer
Professor Brendan Jenkins, Dr Daniel Croagh and Mr William Berry

The World Today (ABC Radio)
Nine News


Placental cells may hold hope for preterm brain injury and cerebral palsy
Dr Tamara Yawno, Professor Graham Jenkin, Associate Professor Suzie Miller

Herald Sun


Promising new treatment for incurable premature lung disease
Associate Professor Marcel Nold, Dr Claudia Nold, Dr Ina Rudloff

Herald Sun
ABC World Today
ABC Radio National


Photo: Justin McManus, The Age

Could interferon epsilon be used to fight HIV?
Professor Paul Hertzog and Dr Niamh Mangan, March 1 2017

Herald Sun
The Age
Geelong Advertiser
ABC News 24 – Interview with Paul Hertzog
ABC radio news bulletins
ABC 702 Perth – interview with Paul Hertzog.


The Sydney Morning Herald – New male birth control shows promise, Comment from Professor Robert McLachlan, February 9 2017

Also featured in:

CNN – Could we one day make babies from only skin cells? Comment from Professor Alan Trounson, February 9, 2017


Leader Community News – Calls for IVF treatment to be part of state’s public health system Comment from Professor Alan Trounson, January 23 2017