A nurse checks on a patient in the cancer ward


Medicine - University of Melbourne

About us

Welcome to the Department of Medicine, Austin Health & Northern Health (AH/NH), University of Melbourne.

Our department has research laboratories located at three major hospitals in the north-east of Melbourne: the Austin Hospital and the Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital in Heidelberg, and the Northern Hospital in Epping.

We are a vibrant group of scientists and physicians doing clinical and basic research to understand basic biological mechanisms and disease-causing processes.

Research in the Department of Medicine (AH/NH) spans diverse areas of biomedical research covering cancer, cardiovascular disease, endocrinology, genetics, neurosciences, and pharmacology.

For further information, please visit the Department of Medicine’s homepage.