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Six of University of Melbourne’s leading medical researchers will take their work to the global stage, sharing in $3 million NHMRC funding announced today.
Yohannes Mamo

Yohannes Mamo

‘The University of Melbourne is the best of the Australian universities and also among the best in the Asia-Pacific region. The pharmacology program here is also outstanding. They are conducting intensive drug research in world-class facilities.’
Alyce Lim, MD student

Alyce Lim

When Alyce Lim was 12 years old, her mother was diagnosed with breast cancer. In watching her go through treatment, Alyce saw how much support her mother drew from her medical team. “As a young girl," Alyce recalls, "I thought, “I want to be a doctor like that”."
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The Melbourne Poche Centre for Indigenous Health was officially launched on 27 October 2014 at a special celebration attended by Mrs Kay van Norton Poche, Mr Reg Richardson AM and a number of distinguished Indigenous leaders in health and higher education.

Erika Camara

Melbourne Medical School Bursary
Erika Camara knew from a young age that she wanted to study medicine, but her path to Melbourne Medical School was anything but straightforward.

Hugh Taylor

Public Health
Professor Hugh Taylor’s keen interest in public health led him to work as Associate Director of the National Trachoma and Eye Health Program, screening more than 60,000 Indigenous Australians for trachoma, currently the world’s leading cause of infectious blindness.
Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre
The University of Melbourne, led by the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, is a part of the VCCC alliance of nine successful Victorian organisations committed to cancer control.

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