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Immunology researcher wins $25,000 Young Florey Medal

Immunology researcher wins $25,000 Young Florey Medal

Professor Carola Vinuesa from The John Curtin School of Medical Research has been awarded the inaugural CSL Young Florey Medal for her research into how the immune system produces antibodies to fight disease.

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Non-toxic drug to target cancer’s sweet spot

Non-toxic drug to target cancer’s sweet spot

A new drug trial on a rare type of blood cancer is due to start early next year and could help in the broader fight against other forms of cancer.

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NHMRC funds to boost medical research

NHMRC funds to boost medical research

A new Centre for Research Excellence, the Centre for Personalised Immunology, will receive $2.5 million over five years. The centre is using gene sequencing technology to help fight immune system diseases.

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Curtin Medal for Nobel Laureate

Curtin Medal for Nobel Laureate

The Curtin Medal for Excellence in Medical Research for 2013 has been awarded to Swiss Nobel Laureate, Emeritus Professor Rolf Zinkernagel, for a lifetime achievement in Immunology.

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Genetic key to lupus shows potential of personalised medicine

Genetic key to lupus shows potential of personalised medicine

Medical researchers have used DNA sequencing to identify a gene variant responsible for causing lupus in a young patient.

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New Director for John Curtin School of Medical Research

New Director for John Curtin School of Medical Research

Professor Simon Foote has been appointed the new Director of The John Curtin School of Medical Research (JCSMR) in The Australian National University’s College of Medicine, Biology and Environment.

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Our research

The Humoral Immunity and Autoimmunity Group is investigating the cellular and molecular events that regulate production and selection versus elimination of memory B cells, which...
While the sequencing of the human genome, as well as the genomes of other organisms, has been a monumental step forward in understanding how complex phenotypes arise from a single...
The Department of Immunology provides an advanced research and training environment with a critical mass of interdisciplinary expertise and infrastructure focussing on the...
In 2012, The Eccles Institute of Neuroscience was launched at The John Curtin School of Medical Research (JCSMR) at the ANU. This new state of the art facility allows the co-...
The Department of Molecular Bioscience investigates the structure, function and genetics of proteins of biomedical interest. The research relates directly to diseases such as...

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New and exciting opportunities to undertake Research (PhD and MPhil) and Coursework Masters Programs at JCSMR.

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