Doctors will be better able to predict breast cancer risk thanks to pioneering work led by University of Melbourne researchers, who have identified heritable but non-genetic markers for breast cancer susceptibility.
Researchers from the University of Melbourne and Museums Victoria have CT scanned all 13 known Tasmanian tiger joey specimens to create 3D digital models, allowing them to study their skeletons and internal organs, and reconstruct their growth and development.
The role of gender has been largely neglected despite playing a critical role in cardiovascular health, University of Melbourne academics have highlighted in the prestigious American Heart Association Journalof Circulation.
University of Melbourne researchers are using smart phones to track the lives of patients with bipolar disorder to understand, monitor and even predict sudden swings between their manic and depressive episodes.
University students are set to gain a world-leading educational opportunity in Fishermans Bend with a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed today by BAE Systems Australia and the University of Melbourne.
University of Melbourne researchers are working with BHA Project Management and the Victorian Government to improve the design and delivery of 100 prefabricated schools in Victoria over a four-year period.
Human rights and international law expert Professor Hilary Charlesworth, says that Australia's appointment to the UN Human Rights Council gives the country an opportunity to examine its own human rights record.