Story type: Discovery

  • Restoring men’s fertility after cancer

    A tragic side-effect of chemotherapy might soon be a thing of the past, with researchers uncovering a vital pathway to restoring men’s fertility after cancer.…  Read more

    Associate Professor Robin Hobbs uncovers a vital pathway to restoring men's fertility after cancer.
  • Concerns eased over ICSI male infertility

    Fertility concerns have eased among the children of IVF/intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI), with new research showing little or no difference in male fertility levels among men born from ICSI.…  Read more

    Professor Rob McLachlan, Dr Sarah Catford from Hudson Institute discover that fertility unaffected in men born from ICSI.
  • Putting the brakes on bowel cancer

    For clinicians, detecting cancer is a victory in itself, but stopping its spread is crucial to a successful outcome.…  Read more

    Professor Ron Firestein, at Hudson Institute, puts the brakes on bowel cancer.
  • Finding answers to the causes of male infertility

    Better understanding of the immune system, from how it protects itself from invaders to the ways it can sabotage itself, has brought enormous benefits to humanity. And, a world-first sighting of ‘sneaky’ sperm particles outside their usual ‘home’…  Read more

  • Treatment hope for premature babies

    A treatment offering hope to parents of very premature babies is showing great promise, in the first worldwide stocktake of research into umbilical cord blood stem cells.…  Read more

    Dr Lindsay Zhou and researchers at Hudson Institute have reviewed all current research into umbilical cord blood stem cells treatment, which offers hope to premature babies.
  • Chronic lung disease treatment hits speed bump

    A promising avenue of research into chronic lung disease treatment has hit a speed bump, with new research showing that 3D manufacturing mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) may not be the panacea that was hoped.…  Read more

    Associate Professor Rebecca Lim, Cell Therapy Researcher, Hudson Institute of Medical Research
  • Never stop asking – hope for pancreatic cancer patients

    Pancreatic cancer is predicted to be the second leading cause of cancer-related death by 2030. While other cancer survival rates are improving, pancreatic cancer has been virtually unchanged for four decades.…  Read more

    Patient Concetta Vasille diagnosed with pancreatic cancer thanks her doctors, Dr Daniel Croagh and Dr Joanne Lundy at Hudson Institute for saving her life.
  • Helping women with endometriosis

    Some scientific discoveries have the power to prevent years of pain and suffering. Professor Caroline Gargett and her team are within reach of making that dream a reality for millions of women.…  Read more

    Professor Caroline Gargett Dr Caitlin Filby and endometriosis patient Nicole Fernley at Hudson Institute
  • Pelvic organ prolapse prevention and cure

    They say prevention is better than cure, but when it comes to pelvic organ prolapse, the specialists at Hudson Institute of Medical Research are taking them equally seriously.…  Read more

    Hudson Institute researchers, Dr Kallyanashis Paul and Dr Shayanti Mukherjee, developing a new cell therapy treatment for pelvic organ prolapse.
  • Finding a cause of high blood pressure

    After watching her father struggle with hypertension (high blood pressure) for decades, endocrinologist Dr Jun Yang found he had a hormonal condition called primary aldosteronism (PA).…  Read more

    Dr Jun Yang and her father Lisheng Yang at Hudson Institute