Medical Bionics Department

The Bionics Institute is an internationally recognised, independent medical research institute that solves medical challenges with technology. We lead the world in the research and development of innovative medical devices and therapies to improve human health.

James Fallon
Professor James Fallon, Head of the Medical Bionics Department.

Our multidisciplinary team comprises world-class scientists, engineers and researchers, and our laboratories are located in St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne, close to our clinical collaborators. Together we transform the lives of people with a range of conditions, including:

  • Hearing impairment
  • Crohnʼs disease
  • Parkinsonʼs disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Stroke
  • Arthritis
  • Alzheimer's disease

Department of Medical Bionics student projects are available through the Bionics Institute website here.

Honorary Researchers and contacts at the department include:

Contact our Student Coordinator: