About Us


Welcome to The Department of Anatomy and Physiology Research – home to 35 world-class research laboratories led by a dynamic team of forward thinkers.

Here you will discover the innovative research taking place under 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 (CMR) and Melbourne Academy  of Surgical Anatomy (MASA).

Through cutting-edge facilities, innovative research, training opportunities and the support of diverse funding streams, we remain at the forefront of disease-focused research.