Welcome to the Department of Anatomy and Physiology Research: home to 35 world-class research laboratories led by a dynamic team of forward thinkers.
Through cutting-edge facilities, innovative research, training opportunities and the support of diverse funding streams, we remain at the forefront of disease-focused research.
The Department's research groups are contributing to world-changing research across five key themes: Metabolic and Cardiovascular Sciences; Muscle Biology; Sensory Neuroscience; Stem Cell and Developmental Biology and Systems Neuroscience - as well as the Centre for Muscle Research and Melbourne Academy of Surgical Anatomy.
We are passionate about training and mentoring the next generation of biomedical scientists. Start your research career with us through Honours, Masters and PhD level programs.
The Department of Anatomy and Physiology has a number of services available to the research community. Find out how our services, facilities and equipment can accelerate your research.
Our Governance Structure
The Committee structure within the Department of Anatomy and Physiology is underpinned by a set of principles which seek to ensure widespread communication, understanding, participation and consensus across the Department.
The Melbourne Biomedical Precinct
The School of Biomedical Sciences at the University of Melbourne is part of the largest biomedical precinct in the southern hemisphere. It is a hub of innovation, exceptional collaboration opportunities and cutting-edge facilities.
Early-Mid Career Researchers Association
Supporting postdoctoral researchers in the School, EMCRA offers networking opportunities and an annual collaborative seed-funding grant: the EMCRA Collaborative Award.