The School of Biomedical Sciences is part of Australia’s largest biomedical research faculty. Our researchers are undertaking world class research across a wide range of health and social issues in a diverse range of research settings.
Anatomy and Neuroscience Research Groups
Our research laboratories are working across the Neurosciences, Cell Biology and Cancer, Anatomical Sciences and include partnerships with Stem Cells Australia and the Melbourne Brain Centre Imaging Unit.
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Research Groups
Our research groups are harnessing and developing existing strengths in structural biology, protein engineering, design and chemical biology, systems and omics biology, computational biology, drug discovery and more.
Microbiology and Immunology Research Groups
Our Department is working with the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunology focusing on microbiology, virology and immunology specifically infectious diseases, antimicrobial resistance and healthcare associated infections.
Pharmacology and Therapeutics Research Groups
Research groups within the Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics are focused on molecular, cellular and tissue actions of therapeutic drugs and utilising animal models of disease that can lead to clinical studies, drug discovery and development.
Physiology Research Groups
Research laboratories within the Department of Physiology are working at the forefront of scientific research using novel and imaginative research methods to study metabolism, cardiovascular health, neurophysiology, and muscle and exercise physiology.