Medical Research Institutes

Centre for Eye Research Australia

Total Patents: 16 Updated: 17/06/2015
We conduct eye research with real-life impact. We are unravelling the causes of diseases, preventing blindness through earlier diagnosis and better treatments, and restoring sight. We are closely affiliated with the University of Melbourne Department of Ophthalmology, and are co-located with the Department...

Children's Cancer Institute

Total Patents: 18 Updated: 17/06/2015
Children’s Cancer Institute was originally known as The Children’s Leukaemia and Cancer Foundation and was established in May 1976 by a dedicated group of parents and doctors of children with cancer. This is where our story started. For the Kasses family from Childers Queensland...

Children's Medical Research Institute

Total Patents: 92 Updated: 17/06/2015
CMRI pioneered microsurgery, immunisations against lethal childhood illnesses and care for premature babies, all of which has improved the lives of countless Australian children over the last 50 years. Today, CMRI is the site of world-leading research in areas such as cancer, neurobiology, embryology and gene therapy...

Garvan Institute of Medical Research

Total Patents: 556 Updated: 3/6/2015
The Garvan Institute of Medical Research has pioneered insights into some of the most widespread diseases affecting our community today. Garvan's mission is to make significant contributions to medical research that will change the directions of science and medicine and have major impacts on human health...

Heart Research Institute

Total Patents: 71 Updated: 17/06/2015
For over 20 years, The Heart Research Institute has been one of Australia’s leading research organisations working to detect, prevent and treat heart disease. Through our research, The Heart Research Institute has made significant findings that have changed the way we live with and treat Australia’s...

Lions Eye Institute

Total Patents: 330 Updated: 18/06/2015
The Lions Eye Institute holds the top level five in the federal government’s Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) ranking.ERA assesses research quality within Australia’s higher education institutions using a combination of indicators and expert review by committees...

Mater Research

Total Patents: 24 Updated: 18/06/2015
Mater Research is a world class medical research institute based at South Brisbane specialising in cancer, maternity and obesity related research. Mater’s 200 researchers are based in clinical settings at the Mater Health Services and laboratories at the Translational Research Institute (TRI)...

Menzies Institute for Medical Research

Total Patents: 12 Updated: 17/06/2015
The Menzies Institute for Medical Research was established in 1988 by the University of Tasmania with support from the Menzies Foundation and the Tasmanian Government. Menzies was primarily established to address the health issues facing the Tasmanian community. It was initially known as the Menzies...

Menzies School of Health Research

Total Patents: 12 Updated: 17/06/2015
Menzies was established in 1985 as a body corporate of the Northern Territory Government under the Menzies Act 1985. This Act was amended in 2004 to formalise the relationship with Charles Darwin University (CDU). Menzies is now a major partner of CDU and constitutes a school within the University’s Institute of Advanced Studies...

Murdoch Childrens Research Institute

Total Patents: 248 Updated: 3/6/2015
Murdoch Childrens undertakes research into infant, child and adolescent health. As the largest child health research institute in Australia, our 1500 researchers are working hard to translate the knowledge we create from our research into effective prevention, early intervention and treatments...

National Ageing Research Institute

Total Patents: 11 Updated: 18/06/2015
The National Ageing Research Institute (NARI) has for the past four decades been bringing research to life to improve health outcomes and aged care practice as well as to guide policy to invest in solutions for positive ageing for Australian's older people. NARI is recognised as a leading research...

Neuroscience Research Australia

Total Patents: 6 Updated: 18/06/2015
Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA) is an independent, not-for-profit research institute based in Sydney, Australia. As a leader in brain and nervous system research, our goal is to prevent, treat and cure brain and nervous system diseases, disorders and injuries through medical research...

Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

Total Patents: 346 Updated: 4/6/2015
The Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre is Australia’s only public hospital solely dedicated to cancer treatment, research and education. At Peter Mac we treat more cancer patients each year than any other hospital in Australia and our highly skilled medical, nursing and allied health team...

QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute

Total Patents: 767 Updated: 4/6/2015
Established in 1945 by the Queensland Government, the QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute (formerly the Queensland Institute of Medical Research) is a world leading translational research institute focused on cancer, infectious diseases, mental health and a range of complex diseases...

St Vincent’s Institute of Medical Research

Total Patents: 2204 Updated: 4/6/2015
SVI is an independent medical research institute conducting medical research into the cause, prevention and treatment of diseases that are common and have serious effects on health. We strive through our research to help alleviate the enormous financial, emotional and physical...

The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health

Total Patents: 445 Updated: 17/06/2015
The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health is one of the world’s leading brain research centres. At the Florey we employ more than 500 staff and educate in excess of 100 post-graduate students each year. Our scientists comprise the largest neuroscience research team in Australia....

The Orygen, The National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health

Total Patents: 5 Updated: 18/06/2015
Orygen, The National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health is the world’s leading research and knowledge translation organisation focusing on mental ill-health in young people. At Orygen, our leadership and staff work to deliver cutting-edge research, policy development, innovative clinical services...

Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute

Total Patents: 149 Updated: 5/6/2015
A caring surgeon, researcher and humanitarian, Dr Victor Chang founded the National Heart Transplant Program at St Vincent’s Hospital in 1984 and spearheaded the Heart of St Vincent’s Appeal in 1990. This Appeal raised much-needed funds for a Cardiac Transplant Ward and Cardiac Diagnostic Unit at St Vincent’s...

Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research

Total Patents: 866 Updated: 5/6/2015
The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute is the oldest research institute in Australia and will celebrate its centenary in 2015. Our affiliation with The Royal Melbourne Hospital links research outcomes with clinical practice to accelerate discoveries for health and disease...

Women’s & Children’s Health Research Institute

Total Patents: 72 Updated: 5/6/2015
The Women's & Children's Health Research Institute (WCHRI) is an independent research institute committed to improving the health of women and children. Established in 1989 as the Child Health Research Insitute, WCHRI now has over 60 staff and students involved in research focused on child and maternal...