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  • Mistaken identity: main driver of stomach cancer identified

    Improved treatments for a range of cancers could be possible following a discovery that stomach cancer is mainly driven by a different process than previously believed. Hudson Institute of Medical Research scientists hope their discovery will result in more targeted treatment for numerous cancers, including stomach, colon, pancreas, lung, liver, head and neck. The processes…  Read more

  • A world-first treatment approach for pelvic organ prolapse

    Hudson Institute researchers have pioneered 3D bioprinted degradable meshes with stem cells for the treatment of pelvic organ prolapse (POP), in the hope of providing a safe, effective solution for millions of women worldwide. POP is a debilitating condition that affects one in four women globally, across all age groups. When pelvic floor muscles, tissues…  Read more

  • Hudson Institute Emerging Leaders announced

    Six Early Career Researchers have been chosen for the inaugural Hudson Institute Emerging Leaders program.…  Read more

  • Prestigious grant to improve newborn survival

    Hudson Institute researchers have been awarded a $140,000 Vanguard Grant to improve the cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) outcomes of newborn babies. …  Read more

  • Researchers frock up for Frocktober

    For the month of ‘frocktober’ ovarian cancer researchers, Dr Maree Bilandzic and Dr Amy Wilson swapped their white lab coats for colourful frocks as part of the Frocktober campaign to raise funds and awareness for ovarian cancer research.…  Read more

  • Celebrating 50 years of The Ritchie Centre

    More than 100 scientists attended the 2019 Ritchie Centre Colloquium and Public Forum, where leading researchers and invited speakers presented ground-breaking research and celebrated The Ritchie Centre’s 50-year history.…  Read more

  • Chlamydia in testicular tissue linked to male infertility

    The potential impact of undiagnosed sexually transmitted chlamydia infection on men’s fertility has been highlighted in a study that found chlamydia in the testicular tissue biopsies of infertile men whose infertility had no identified cause.…  Read more

    Professor Rob McLachlan
  • Ovarian cancer ‘invasion cells’ identified

    Highly mobile, invasive ovarian cancer cells called ‘leader cells’ have been discovered as the cells that lead the attack on healthy tissue.…  Read more

  • Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellowship

    Dr Kate Lawlor has been awarded a prestigious ARC Future Fellowship to further her research into cell death.…  Read more

  • Ivanhoe Girls’ Grammar School raise ovarian cancer funds

    A group of 26 students from Ivanhoe Girls’ Grammar School have fundraised to create the school’s inaugural Early Career Ovarian Cancer Research Travel Award, which has been awarded to Hudson Institute’s own Dr Amy Wilson.…  Read more