News

10 March 2015
Roquin, a protein that has a key role in the body's immune system has now been shown to regulate miR-146a longevity, a miRNA that is important for regulating the function of a...
3 March 2015
Professor Thomas Preiss and Rina Soetanto were part of a team that has discovered a protein that has a key role to play in the body's immune system has now been found to be...
27 February 2015
Media reports on advances in medical genetics have a sad tendency to carry a dystopian tone. It is often the case that scarcely a paragraph is written before talk of ‘...
9 February 2015
Congratulations to Charis Teh who is one of seven ANU alumni to be awarded a 2015 Fulbright scholarship. Charis completed her PhD in the Department of Immunology in 2012. »...
6 February 2015
Congratulations to Dr Candice Lee who was presented with the Fenner Medal and the Dewar Milne Prize in Immunology today. After the presentation she gave a seminar entitled...
18 December 2014
Fourteen JCSMR Students attended their graduation ceremony at Llewellyn Hall on 17 December. Our congratulations to them all for their dedication, their perseverance and the...
18 December 2014
Our congratulations go to Professor Chris Parish, who was yesterday awarded the Chancellor’s Award for Distinguished Contribution to the University for 2014.
11 December 2014
International scientists have carried out the most detailed study of how specialised body cells can be reprogrammed to be like cells from the early embryo. The findings are a...
21 November 2014
Congratulations to Dr Stephen Daley from the Department of Immunology who has been presented with the Gordon Ada Early Career Researcher Award. After receiving the award, Dr Daley...
18 November 2014
The University and the ACT Government have announced the appointment of distinguished medical researcher Professor Ross Hannan as the inaugural Centenary Chair in Cancer Research...
17 November 2014
Congratulations to Dr Julia Ellyard, who has been awarded the inaugural Judith Whitworth Fellowship for Gender Equity in Science. The Fellowship, which has been established to...
14 November 2014
Thank to Nadia and Jazzy who travelled from Singapore representing the Sarah Grace Sarcoma Foundation to present a cheque for $53,000 to Professor Chris Parish this week. The...
28 October 2014
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...
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...

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