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  • 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 community engagement. Dr McGillick, a fetal and neonatal physiology researcher, and Dr Tate, a virologist and immunologist, received the awards at a ceremony in Melbourne…  Read more

  • Ovarian Cancer Research Symposium

    Ovarian cancer research leaders from across Australia met at Hudson Institute of Medical Research on Thursday, 15 November, for a new research symposium focused on progressing solutions to the disease. The Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation (OCRF) hosted the inaugural Ovarian Cancer Research Symposium at the Institute, providing opportunities for ovarian cancer scientists to present research, network and forge…  Read more

  • Kaarene Fitzgerald Public Forum
    Sudden Unexpected Death in Infancy and Stillbirth Research

    The Kaarene Fitzgerald Public Forum provides the latest research discoveries into sudden unexpected death in infancy and stillbirth, featuring experts in infant and maternal care.

  • Mitochondrial DNA may hold key to early targeting of brain tumours

    Hudson Institute research suggests that new ways to target a severe form of adult brain cancer in its early stages could lie in our mitochondrial DNA. Glioblastoma multiforme (commonly known as Glioblastoma) is the most common form of brain cancer in adults, yet it has a devastatingly low five year survival rate of just 4.6…  Read more

  • Two Hudson Institute researchers receive prestigious veski Fellowship Awards

    Two promising young Hudson Institute researchers, Dr Cristina Giogha and Aidan Kashyap received highly sought after Victoria Fellowships, funded by the State Government of Victoria and delivered by veski. The Fellowships will assist Dr Giogha and Aidan to undertake international study missions in their chosen fields of research. Dr Giogha will use this opportunity to…  Read more

  • Helping newborns – delayed cord clamping clinical trial

    A breakthrough Hudson Institute discovery which demonstrated how delaying umbilical cord clamping at birth could help newborns, is now underway in an Australian first clinical trial. Based on the recently published Baby-Directed Umbilical Cord Clamping feasibility study (Baby DUCC) in the journal Resuscitation, the goal of the trial is to understand if babies who stay connected…  Read more

  • Breathing life into newborns

    A world-first Hudson Institute and Monash University study has analysed how healthy newborns transition to breathing straight after birth. This new data will provide a baseline that can be used to develop new and better clinical practices that will help babies who struggle to breathe when they’re born. Each year, more than five per cent…  Read more

  • Research fellowship progressing colorectal cancer research

    Hudson Institute’s Cancer Genetics and Functional Genomics Postdoctoral Scientist, Dr Marius Dannappel, has been awarded a highly sought after Research Fellowship from the DFG (German Research Foundation) that will progress his research aimed at developing treatments for colorectal cancer. The two year early career fellowship will enable Dr Dannappel to continue his research into the…  Read more

  • Advancing reproductive health: Inaugural Salamonsen Lecture and CRH Reproductive Health Symposium

    Hudson Institute’s inaugural ‘Salamonsen Lecture’, held in honour of Professor Lois Salamonsen, and CRH Reproductive Health Symposium will be held on October 30. The lecture will be delivered by Professor Yoel Sadovsky, Executive Director of the Magee-Women’s Research Institute, USA. An extraordinary mind in the field of placental biology, Prof Sadovsky is a distinguished Professor…  Read more

  • Inheritance – study shows new medications may affect future generations

    Could the environment we live in, our diet, the chemicals we use or the medications we take affect the health and development of future generations? New studies by Hudson Institute of Medical Research have revealed how treatment with a new class of anti-cancer drugs could affect health and development in offspring- before an embryo is…  Read more