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27 October 2014
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. Cancer researcher Dr Anneke...
20 October 2014
A new Centre for Research Excellence, the Centre for Personalised Immunology, will receive $2.5 million in funding, over five years from the National Health and Medical Research...
26 August 2014
The Curtin Medal for Excellence in Medical Research for 2013 has been awarded to Swiss Nobel Laureate, Emeritus Professor Rolf Zinkernagel, for a lifetime of achievement in...
19 August 2014
Medical researchers have used DNA sequencing to identify a gene variant responsible for causing lupus in a young patient. The development shows that for the first time, it is...
5 August 2014
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,...
25 July 2014
Congratulation to our students who graduated on 18 July. Pictured on JCSMR front steps are Dr Hermia Willemse, Dr Rizalyn Albarracin, Dr Linwei Li, Dr Daniel Chaston and Dr Scott...
23 July 2014
Australia’s first major fellowship designed to help scientists build their careers after taking time off to look after their children has been launched at The Australian...
20 June 2014
Senator Zed Seselja speaks about JCSMR in the Senate this week. » read more (PDF, 39.01KB)
12 June 2014
Red blood cells transport oxygen from the lungs to all tissues. To reach every cell they have to move through very narrow blood vessels. To allow this red blood cells are elastic...
6 June 2014
Congratulations to JCSMR Prize winners at the ASMR New Investigator Forum which was held on 3 June. Our winners were: Sarita Dhounchak - ANU CMBE prize for Best Poster, Jennifer...
29 May 2014
On Wednesday 28 May, JCSMR staff and students got together for the 2014 Biggest Morning Tea and raised nearly $1000 to help the Cancer Council raise money for cancer research. The...
16 May 2014
ANU Professors Graham Farquhar and Christopher Goodnow were formally inducted into the US National Academy of Sciences on April 26th this year. The formal proceedings were webcast...
2 May 2014
Congratulations to JCSMR researchers Dr Jen Clancy and Prof Thomas Preiss, who coauthored a paper that was featured on the cover of the journal Nature Chemical Biology. They...
29 April 2014
The new Centre for Personalised Immunology was launched by Assistant Minister for Health, Senator Fiona Nash on Monday 28 April, 2014.  The Centre aims to help people with...
1 April 2014
Congratulations to Pofessor Greg Stuart who delivered the 4th Annual John Curtin Lecture in Medical Research On Monday 31 March to an overflowing lecture theatre. Professor Stuart...
13 March 2014
ACT Minister Joy Burch MLA hosted an event at JCSMR to celebrate International Women’s Day.  Girls from local Canberra high schools were invited to hear about our...
12 March 2014
Congratulations to JCSMR Director Professor Chris Parish who has been named 2014 ACT Citizen of the Year. Announcing the award today, ACT Chief Minister Katy Gallagher said that...
6 March 2014
Riza, who has recently completed her studies in the Retinal Development and Aging Group at JCSMR, will graduate in July this year. Since her earliest days growing up in a remote...
25 February 2014
Dr Grace Moshi, Mr Hugh Archer and Ms Ellie Cole OAM, Board members of the Sarah Grace Sarcoma Foundation, yesterday presented ANU DVC Professor Margaret Harding with $40,000...
20 February 2014
A new national centre for research into Indigenous health will help close the gap on Indigenous health and life expectancy. The Prime Minister’s report on Closing the Gap...

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