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Hope for Duchenne sufferers around the world

April 27th, 2017

16-year-old Billy Ellsworth is still walking thanks to Western Australian researchers who developed the first drug to address the underlying genetic defect of Duchenne, and the first of its type to be approved by the US Food and Drug Administration.

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Cultural perspective required in cousin marriage study

July 4th, 2013

Adjunct Professor Alan Bittles is urging calm and measured consideration in regards to a new UK study on consanguineous (same blood) marriages.

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WA Innovator of the Year research scientists join rare diseases team

April 10th, 2013

Prominent molecular geneticists Professors Steve Wilton and Sue Fletcher have joined Murdoch’s Centre for Comparative Genomics (CCG).

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New Australia-China centre to map entire wheat protein genome

January 9th, 2013

A new joint research centre at Murdoch University is aiming to improve international competitiveness for Australian grain growers by mapping the entire wheat protein genome.

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Funding coup for rare diseases researchers

November 19th, 2012

Hundreds of thousands of people Australia-wide are expected to benefit from a major funding grant to be administered by Murdoch University for rare diseases research.

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NeCTAR Cloud to boost research potential

September 28th, 2012

Western Australian research has received a significant boost thanks to funding for a NeCTAR Research Cloud node led by iVec@Murdoch.

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New application makes supercomputing simple

December 12th, 2011

A new open source application developed at Murdoch University is giving researchers a revolutionary new way of accessing supercomputers.

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