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Austin LifeSciences has a well deserved reputation in Australia as a leading centre of excellence for hospital based research.

Austin LifeSciences

Austin LifeSciences (ALS) brings together over 800 innovative researchers at Austin Health’s vibrant research precinct who are turning science into health. It includes Hospital and University of Melbourne Departments and Independent Institutes:

The multidisciplinary alliance consists of world class scientific leaders conducting research in:  

  • Cancer
  • Neurosciences
  • Transplantation including xenotransplantation
  • Heart disease, hypertension
  • Immunology, Infectious Diseases and Microbiology
  • Endocrinology
  • Sleep disorders
  • Improving the wellbeing of people living with spinal cord injury

Plans are underway for a purpose-built ALS research facility to co-locate its multi-disciplinary research groups within close proximity to Austin Hospital's clinical facilities.