Bridging the gap between discovery science and translation into clinical and population settings.
Inside our departments
Learn more about education and industry insights from our five departments.
Anatomy and Neuroscience
Encompassing research, prevention, detection, treatment, care and health system transformation to address the significant burden of disease.
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Exploring structural biology, protein engineering, design and chemical biology, computational biology and drug discovery – and more.
Microbiology and Immunology
Working with the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunology in the research and teaching of infectious diseases, antimicrobial resistance and healthcare associated infections.
Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Understanding molecular, cellular and tissue actions of drugs and utilising animal models of disease that can lead to clinical studies.
Using novel and imaginative research methods to study metabolism, cardiovascular health, neurophysiology and muscle and exercise physiology.
Our world-class research centres
ARC Centre for Personalised Therapeutics Technologies
Advancing technologies to remove long-standing barriers to new drug discovery and development.
Australian Venom Research Unit
Researching injuries and deaths caused by venomous snakes, spiders, marine creatures and other organisms.
Centre for Muscle Research
Investigating the mechanisms underlying skeletal muscle wasting and weakness.
Centre for Stem Cell Systems
Supporting the depth of stem cell research across the University of Melbourne.
Lung Health Research Centre
Improving lung health through excellence in basic and translational research.