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People with epilepsy acquired following brain trauma are the focus of a new $28 million global push for a long-awaited research breakthrough to develop treatments that for the first time could prevent or mitigate this disabling and potentially life-threatening condition.

 

Professor Melissa Little has been named the new head of the Stem Cells Australia initiative by the University of Melbourne.

New Executive Director sets sights on world’s best care for Victorian patients

The University of Melbourne will be carbon neutral before 2030, achieve zero net emissions from electricity by 2021 and will now report annually on the institution’s sustainability impact and performance. 

An international collaboration led by the Translational Obstetrics Group (TOG) based at Mercy Hospital for Women has discovered a treatment that could save many of the 60,000 lives lost each year to preeclampsia. 

Thirty-eight Indigenous high school students are in Melbourne this week to learn the secrets of combining high-performance sport and academic success. 

The Bachelor of Science and the Bachelor of Arts remain the most popular courses at the University of Melbourne following the release of first round offers today.

An Australian-first national analysis of 13 years’ data on bites and stings from venomous creatures reveals Australia’s towns and cities are a hot-spot for encounters.

Following an international search, local expert Professor Jennifer Philip has been appointed to the prestigious position of Chair of Palliative Medicine. The position was created by The University of Melbourne and St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne as part of their commitment to the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre’s (VCCC) Leaders in Cancer strategy*.

Cardiologists at St Vincent’s Hospital and the University of Melbourne are using the latest in stent technology designed to reduce complications from a common cardiac procedure.

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