MRFF grants for genomic research

The University of Melbourne has been successful in securing $9.5m in funding from the Medical Research Future Fund for three genomic research programs including:

  • Achieving Equity in genomic health for Indigenous Australians – led by Professor Margaret Kelaher;
  • Precision medicine for a life-threatening infantile epilepsy – led by Professor Ingrid Scheffer, with precinct partners the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health and Murdoch Children’s Research Institute; and
  • SUPER-NEXT: Complete genome profiling for cancer of unknown primary – led by Dr Richard Tothill, in partnership with Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre.

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