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Child and drug-resistant TB

Since starting as a young paediatrician in South Africa, Professor Ben Marais has been on a mission to raise awareness of childhood tuberculosis (TB) and the transmissibility of drug-resistant TB – having seen first-hand the deadly impacts when this disease is left undiagnosed and untreated.

Professor Marais is one of NHMRC’s Ten of the Best

Read more about his research into the elimination of TB


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$27 million for next-generation medical research

Ten new medical research projects, including an education program to improve health literacy for socio-economically and culturally diverse new parents will be funded, thanks to the Morrison Government and the Australian medical community.

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Supporting collaboration in health and medical research with European Union

Research to develop an intelligent total body scanner capable of taking images of skin lesions in minutes for early detection of melanoma is one of five projects funded through a joint National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) and European Union (EU) collaborative research grant scheme announced today.

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NHMRC statement

Nature paper: Modelling human blastocysts by reprogramming fibroblasts into iBlastoids