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  • Targeting viral lung infections two ways

    A new anti-viral drug to target the cause of viral lung infections and the infection itself, could be a game-changer in treating severe influenza. Associate Professor Michelle Tate There are……  Read more

    Associate Professor Michelle Tate from the Viral Immunity and Immunopathology Research Group at Hudson Institute of Medical Research
  • Preparing for the next pandemic

    Leading virus scientist, Associate Professor Michelle Tate explains why new treatments are needed alongside vaccines. Associate Professor Michelle Tate A/Prof Michelle Tate is a world-leading expert in influenza and innate……  Read more

    Associate Professor Michelle Tate research in Inflammation
  • NHMRC Ideas Grant success

    Hudson Institute has had outstanding success in the NHMRC Ideas Grant round. Our researchers have been awarded nine NHMRC Ideas Grants, totalling almost $8.5 million. Ideas Grants fund innovative and……  Read more

  • All in your genes: new tool investigates on and off switch for genes

    Our genetic material can predispose us to a number of diseases and conditions. Technologies to edit or change our genes are still in their infancy, so scientists are instead looking……  Read more

    Professor Paul Hertzog and Dr Jamie Gearing investigating gene pathways at Hudson Institute
  • Could flu deaths be relegated to history?

    A drug used in WW II to treat inflammation may hold the key to saving lives in the fight against flu deaths. Over the last decade we have seen a……  Read more

  • Seven facts you need to know about the flu

    The Australian 2019 flu season has been dubbed a horror season, with many people wanting to know how they can best protect themselves and their families. Influenza expert Dr Michelle……  Read more

    Morphology of the swine flu virus.
  • Hudson Institute scientists awarded Young Tall Poppy Awards

    Two Hudson Institute scientists, Dr Michelle Tate and Dr Erin McGillick, have been presented with prestigious Victorian Young Tall Poppy Science Awards in recognition of their outstanding research achievements and……  Read more

    Dr Michelle Tate and Dr Erin McGillick receives 2021 Young Tall Poppy Award
  • Fighting a deadly pandemic

    Why do seasonal strains of influenza make many people sick yet cause relatively few deaths, while 40 per cent of people affected by strains of avian influenza, or ‘bird flu’,……  Read more

  • Why has the 2017 flu season been so bad?

    There have been more than 2.5 times the number of laboratory confirmed cases of flu (160,000) in Australia compared with the same period last year. The effects of a bumper flu……  Read more

    Influenza cell image
  • Emerging leader in influenza research promoted

    Emerging leader in viral pathogenesis and immunology, Dr Michelle Tate has received a promotion to lead her own research group within the Centre for Innate Immunity and Infectious Diseases. Dr……  Read more

    Dr Michelle Tate from the Viral Immunity and Immunopathology Research Group at Hudson Institute