Representing Melbourne, Australia’s biomedical research capital

BioMedVic Staff

Victorian researchers have helped improve the lives of millions of people. Their research contributions have built international reputations and drive economic development in the state.

Biomedical Research Victoria (BioMedVic) is the state’s leading network of universities, academic hospitals, medical research institutes, CSIRO and other research organisations. Our vision is for the Victorian health and medical research sector to be a global leader in innovation, to improve health and to create wealth.

We help our members develop mutually beneficial relationships with one another, with industry and with government that ensure that Victoria has a stronger and sustainable research future.

The Value of Membership

Be Heard

We work to ensure that important issues that hinder our industry are tackled head on. We encourage our members to share their views and make sure they are heard.

Get Connected

We offer a great range of events, forums and networks that support greater collaboration across our sector

Shape the Agenda

We are actively involved in challenging the norms and barriers, and provide the means for our members to shape the future of research in Victoria

Building the Future

Whether through UROP or our other programs, our members are leaving their mark on the next generation of scientific leadership in Victoria

Our Involvement in the Victorian Research Community

Networks & Forums

BioMedVic Board Meeting

Co-designing the future

Our forums & networks are unique, interactive gatherings of Victoria’s leaders in medical, health and scientific research, engaged in thought-provoking discussions about how to make Victoria a global leader in health and medical innovation, improving health and creating wealth.

Advocacy

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Making Connections

BioMedVic builds relationships with key Ministers, shadow Ministers, their advisors and key bureaucrats and encourages members to share their perspectives and insights.

2017 Comms Forum panel

Submissions

BioMedVic regularly submits commentary on behalf of its members and the Victorian Health & Medical Research sector. View our latest submissions here.

Our Programs

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UROP

UROP is a unique and highly competitive scheme providing undergraduate students with first-hand experience of research in the biomedical sciences, through paid casual employment in research teams.

Parliament of Victoria

Researcher in Residence

BioMedVic’s flagship Policy Skills development program exemplifies what Biomedical Research Victoria is about: influencing the politics of science by educating researchers in political and government process and helping parliamentarians and policy makers understand what is important to researchers.

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Featured Events

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Australia’s best and brightest biomedical researchers are invited to apply for one of two CSL Centenary Fellowships worth $1.25million over five years in support of discovery and translational medical research. For details, visit: https://t.co/yWX7FJ65Cx

Australia’s best and brightest biomedical researchers are invited to apply for one of two CSL Centenary Fellowships worth $1.25million over five years in support of discovery and translational medical research. For details, visit: https://t.co/yWX7FJ65Cx

Women of @Bio21Institute: Meet Xu Li, Research Fellow, Gras Group who is developing new semi-synthetic routes for the manufacture of medicinal alkaloids. She's also a gourmet food fiend! https://t.co/jV5v4ziDHg @engunimelb #WomenInScience

Women of @Bio21Institute: Meet Xu Li, Research Fellow, Gras Group who is developing new semi-synthetic routes for the manufacture of medicinal alkaloids. She's also a gourmet food fiend! https://t.co/jV5v4ziDHg @engunimelb #WomenInScience

Thirteen years ago today, @CosmosMagazine launched. It all started as an idea that @wilsondasilva and I pitched to @ScienceChiefAu for funding. What a wonderful journey - HAPPY BIRTHDAY COSMOS! Thank you to our beloved readers!

Star Wars shows the way on robotics

A droid in the new Han Solo flick suggests the future of robot design. Sort of. Stephen Fleischfresser reports.

cosmosmagazine.com

What is the role of GPs, nurses and allied health professionals in #cancersurvivorship? Online and half-day workshops, designed for primary care practitioners https://t.co/qk7TFGZ3HA @RCHMelbourne @thewomens @TheRMH @western_health @Austin_Health @PeterMacCC @StVincentsMelb

What is the role of GPs, nurses and allied health professionals in #cancersurvivorship? Online and half-day workshops, designed for primary care practitioners  https://t.co/qk7TFGZ3HA @RCHMelbourne @thewomens @TheRMH @western_health @Austin_Health @PeterMacCC @StVincentsMelb

We won't let cholera win! 💪

In Zambia 🇿🇲, we're working with the government & @WaterAid to contain the current outbreak & prevent epidemics long-term.

➡️ https://t.co/sNYqJeYvdv

#EndCholera #VaccinesWork

We won't let cholera win! 💪

In Zambia 🇿🇲, we're working with the government & @WaterAid to contain the current outbreak & prevent epidemics long-term.

➡️ https://t.co/sNYqJeYvdv

#EndCholera #VaccinesWork

Thanks to Iain Mattaj head of @embl for insights into great science they do. Success Is built on recruiting researchers on basis of ideas and potential and then providing secure funding and great infrastructure. Sounds easy! @EMBLAustralia now 16 labs across 6 organisations.

Thanks to Iain Mattaj head of @embl for insights into great science they do.  Success Is built on recruiting researchers on basis of ideas and potential and then providing secure funding and great infrastructure. Sounds easy!  @EMBLAustralia now 16 labs across 6 organisations.

Hear Prof Koram speak @Bio21Institute Big Picture: 'Beyond the Lab: The broader impacts of research for malaria control in Ghana', 4 - 5pm, Thurs, 28 June @SciMelb @MalariaCongress https://t.co/6lL330MlBl

Hear Prof Koram speak @Bio21Institute Big Picture: 'Beyond the Lab: The broader impacts of research for malaria control in Ghana', 4 - 5pm, Thurs, 28 June @SciMelb @MalariaCongress https://t.co/6lL330MlBl

What a great night listening to @MonashBDI's @jcarrollmonash in conversation with one of his "personal scientific heroes" @embl Director General Prof Iain Mattaj. #AusSci

What a great night listening to @MonashBDI's @jcarrollmonash in conversation with one of his "personal scientific heroes" @embl Director General Prof Iain Mattaj. #AusSci

Congratulations! Associate Professor Madhu Baskaran is renowned for her research in developing unbreakable, flexible and transparent electronic devices. These devices have a range of uses, from #UV detectors to gas sensors #atseInnovationDinner @RMIT

Congratulations! Associate Professor Madhu Baskaran is renowned for her research in developing unbreakable, flexible and transparent electronic devices. These devices have a range of uses, from #UV detectors to gas sensors #atseInnovationDinner @RMIT

“The only scale is the world” for research & the translation of research outcomes says EMBL Director General Iain Mattaj. In Victoria, @BioMedVic catalyses collaboration between the clinic, academia & industry for health & economic benefit. @MonashBDI @EMBLAustralia @embl

Fascinating to hear EMBL Director General Prof Iain Mattaj on the impact of life science research on societal challenges incl cancer, viral epidemics & cell-type specific diseases. Celebrating 10 years of @EMBLAustralia

Fascinating to hear EMBL Director General Prof Iain Mattaj on the impact of life science research on societal challenges incl cancer, viral epidemics & cell-type specific diseases. Celebrating 10 years of @EMBLAustralia
Fascinating to hear EMBL Director General Prof Iain Mattaj on the impact of life science research on societal challenges incl cancer, viral epidemics & cell-type specific diseases. Celebrating 10 years of @EMBLAustralia

Forgot to post last night @TheASMR1 #MRW2018 dinner. Always great to catch up with @Frank_McGuire my matched politician from the @BioMedVic Researcher In Residence Program. #networking #advocacy

Forgot to post last night @TheASMR1 #MRW2018 dinner. Always great to catch up with @Frank_McGuire my matched politician from the @BioMedVic Researcher In Residence Program. #networking #advocacy

Could your school do with some STEMulation? Come along and play with our microscopes during @Aus_ScienceWeek Regsitration is open NOW https://t.co/ZQb9iKOA5O. #STEM @unimelb @UniMelbscicomm @BOMPUoM

Could your school do with some STEMulation? Come along and play with our microscopes during @Aus_ScienceWeek Regsitration is open NOW https://t.co/ZQb9iKOA5O. #STEM @unimelb @UniMelbscicomm @BOMPUoM

WINNERS of #ABCTop5 in Science residency just announced on @RNBreakfast. (Humanities announced later in June)
Congratulations @GrangerCL, @DrCaitlinCurtis, @BelLiddell, @NasimAmiralian, Natasha Hurley-Walker!
Co-hosted by @RadioNational @ABCscience @UNSW #Stem #stemm #ECRchat

#VCCC's 5 new Research & Education Leads, delivering programs that traverse the research to clinic pipeline https://t.co/ntzRJusQzf @VicGovDHHS @PeterMacCC @TheRMH @unimelb @thewomens @WEHI_research @RCHMelbourne @western_health @StVincentsMelb @Austin_Health @MCRI_for_kids

#VCCC's 5 new Research & Education Leads, delivering programs that traverse the research to clinic pipeline https://t.co/ntzRJusQzf @VicGovDHHS @PeterMacCC @TheRMH @unimelb @thewomens @WEHI_research @RCHMelbourne @western_health @StVincentsMelb @Austin_Health @MCRI_for_kids
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Australia’s best and brightest biomedical researchers are invited to apply for one of two CSL Centenary Fellowships worth $1.25million over five years in support of discovery and translational medical research. For details, visit: https://t.co/yWX7FJ65Cx

Australia’s best and brightest biomedical researchers are invited to apply for one of two CSL Centenary Fellowships worth $1.25million over five years in support of discovery and translational medical research. For details, visit: https://t.co/yWX7FJ65Cx

HUGE congratulations to Medicines Development for Global Health for receiving US FDA approval for its treatment for river blindness - the leading cause of preventable blindness. This is homegrown Aussie #innovation that's changing lives around the world 🌏https://t.co/BndgbPutNg

HUGE congratulations to Medicines Development for Global Health for receiving US FDA approval for its treatment for river blindness - the leading cause of preventable blindness. This is homegrown Aussie #innovation that's changing lives around the world 🌏https://t.co/BndgbPutNg

Congratulations Madhu Bhaskaran @RMIT on being first female winner of #Batterham Award !#atseInnovationDinner

Congratulations Madhu Bhaskaran @RMIT on being first female winner of #Batterham Award !#atseInnovationDinner

Fascinating to hear EMBL Director General Prof Iain Mattaj on the impact of life science research on societal challenges incl cancer, viral epidemics & cell-type specific diseases. Celebrating 10 years of @EMBLAustralia

Fascinating to hear EMBL Director General Prof Iain Mattaj on the impact of life science research on societal challenges incl cancer, viral epidemics & cell-type specific diseases. Celebrating 10 years of @EMBLAustralia
Fascinating to hear EMBL Director General Prof Iain Mattaj on the impact of life science research on societal challenges incl cancer, viral epidemics & cell-type specific diseases. Celebrating 10 years of @EMBLAustralia

“The only scale is the world” for research & the translation of research outcomes says EMBL Director General Iain Mattaj. In Victoria, @BioMedVic catalyses collaboration between the clinic, academia & industry for health & economic benefit. @MonashBDI @EMBLAustralia @embl

Forgot to post last night @TheASMR1 #MRW2018 dinner. Always great to catch up with @Frank_McGuire my matched politician from the @BioMedVic Researcher In Residence Program. #networking #advocacy

Forgot to post last night @TheASMR1 #MRW2018 dinner. Always great to catch up with @Frank_McGuire my matched politician from the @BioMedVic Researcher In Residence Program. #networking #advocacy

Pleased our long-standing partner @MIPS_Australia was featured in @FinancialReview on their #2 global ranking in pharmacy & pharmacology. $SPL is proud to have a highly successful collaboration w/ MIPS, inc. our SIEF STEM Business Fellowship grant for DEP

Australian universities do well on teaching of pharmacology, mining and sport

The Australian National University is number one in Australia, taking the 24th slot, down from number 20 last year.

www.afr.com

Check out our #T1D infographic to learn about type 1 diabetes in Australia and SVI's research focus in the area. You can read more about our #medicalresearch in our Annual Report https://t.co/IJXEMZZNV0

Check out our #T1D infographic to learn about type 1 diabetes in Australia and SVI's research focus in the area. You can read more about our #medicalresearch in our Annual Report   https://t.co/IJXEMZZNV0

Prof Karin Thursky, our Sepsis Scaling Collaboration Clinical Lead, discussing sepsis recognition and management with the medical team at West Gippsland as they prepare to rollout the sepsis pathway. #thinksepsisactfast @BetterCareVic @NCAS_Aus @TheRMH

Prof Karin Thursky, our Sepsis Scaling Collaboration Clinical Lead, discussing sepsis recognition and management with the medical team at West Gippsland as they prepare to rollout the sepsis pathway. #thinksepsisactfast @BetterCareVic @NCAS_Aus @TheRMH

Great news: our #preeclampsia test is now available to patients at other hospitals! To access, speak to your obstetrician. Your clinician/laboratory provider can contact our pathology partners, Laboratory Services @RCHMelbourne
The test cost around $100

New test predicts potentially deadly pre-eclampsia

The Royal Women’s Hospital has become the first Australian hospital to introduce a new blood test to help predict who will and will not develop ...

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Our Uni Melb state of the art diabetes update for clinicians caring for people with diabetes now has @ACRRM accreditation! @UniMelbMDHS @unimelb @AustinEducation @RACGP @Sof_Diabetes @BDA_Dietitians @TheRACP @RuralDoctorsAus !

Diabetes Academy – What’s new in Diabetes? Online Course

Diabetes Academy – What’s new in Diabetes? Online Course

medicine.unimelb.edu.au

Researchers far and wide - last call for entries into @_IMPACT7_ 2018! This is a great opportunity to give your research a platform to promote its impact and receive feedback from industry leaders like our CEO @DrCharlieDay. Register here https://t.co/gNho20koCi by tomorrow & RT!

Researchers far and wide - last call for entries into @_IMPACT7_ 2018! This is a great opportunity to give your research a platform to promote its impact and receive feedback from industry leaders like our CEO @DrCharlieDay. Register here https://t.co/gNho20koCi by tomorrow & RT!

@UniMelbMDHS @unimelb @TheRMH @abcnews @GrangerCL Congratulations Catherine @GrangerCL from all @BioMedVic

Professor Anne Kelso AO re-appointed as NHMRC’s CEO, #NHMRC Targeted Calls for Research now open, Project Grants Applicant Response (rebuttal) process and more. #NHMRC Tracker is now available https://t.co/qSNovzjrRG

Professor Anne Kelso AO re-appointed as NHMRC’s CEO, #NHMRC Targeted Calls for Research now open, Project Grants Applicant Response (rebuttal) process and more. #NHMRC Tracker is now available https://t.co/qSNovzjrRG

Vaccine hesitancy a global problem and having an impact on all countries, including low resource countries #NIC2018

Vaccine hesitancy a global problem and having an impact on all countries, including low resource countries #NIC2018

Today we celebrate 10 years of the Women's in Parkville! How excited we were to move into our state-of-the-art building, designed to support the delivery of exceptional care for Victorian #women & #newborn #babies. Pics to come of celebrations today #thewomens #bornatthewomens

Today we celebrate 10 years of the Women's in Parkville! How excited we were to move into our state-of-the-art building, designed to support the delivery of exceptional care for Victorian #women & #newborn #babies. Pics to come of celebrations today #thewomens #bornatthewomens
Today we celebrate 10 years of the Women's in Parkville! How excited we were to move into our state-of-the-art building, designed to support the delivery of exceptional care for Victorian #women & #newborn #babies. Pics to come of celebrations today #thewomens #bornatthewomens
Today we celebrate 10 years of the Women's in Parkville! How excited we were to move into our state-of-the-art building, designed to support the delivery of exceptional care for Victorian #women & #newborn #babies. Pics to come of celebrations today #thewomens #bornatthewomens
Today we celebrate 10 years of the Women's in Parkville! How excited we were to move into our state-of-the-art building, designed to support the delivery of exceptional care for Victorian #women & #newborn #babies. Pics to come of celebrations today #thewomens #bornatthewomens
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