• Helping crack the Alzheimer's code
    06 December 2019
    Monash University researchers, including Professor Jose Polo, have investigated the role individual cell types in the brain contribute to Alzheimer's disease, the most common form of dementia in older people and one of the leading contributors to the global disease burden.
  • At the frontier of tomorrow’s medicine: mini-kidneys in a dish tell genetic story
    02 December 2019
    Professor Melissa Little and her Kidney Regeneration group at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute are combining stem cells and gene editing to understand kidney diseases and their treatments.
  • At the frontier of medicine: fixing hearts by finding out what makes them tick
    29 November 2019
    Associate Professor Enzo Porrello is a stem cell scientist at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute and University of Melbourne. He is investigating using bioengineered heart tissue, derived from stem cells, as a potential therapy to correct heart defects in children.
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  • Welcome to Stem Cells Australia Play
    01 May 2018
    Professor Melissa Little, Program Leader of Stem Cells Australia, highlights our scientific achievements explores future research directions.
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