News

New epilepsy research shows an increased chance of death for patients with declining medication-taking habits

5 Dec 2022

A St Vincent’s-led study has found epilepsy patients who deteriorate in medication taking greatly increase their risk of dying


Study assesses novel way to manage alcohol dependence and depression

29 Nov 2022

Research using experimental psychedelic drug-assisted therapy assesses effectiveness to tackle alcohol use disorder with an alternative treatment appr ...


Melbourne researchers work on artificial skin solution 

7 Nov 2022

A collaborative project led by St Vincent’s and RMIT University aims to create a model that is capable of producing a biofabricated material with simi ...


New program introduced to train surgeons from rural Kenya 

17 Oct 2022

A St Vincent’s led international fellowship is helping upskill doctors from the African outback in life-saving surgical techniques  


Caritas Christi: One Year On

7 Oct 2022

Caritas Christi celebrates one year of operation following major redevelopment


Department of Endocrinology and Diabetes appointed Centre for Excellence

3 Oct 2022

St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne’s Department of Endocrinology and Diabetes has successfully been appointed as a Centre for Excellence by the National ...


Stem cell research to enable cartilage regeneration receives major funding boost

30 Sep 2022

Multi-million-dollar grant awarded to a study focused on helping people with musculoskeletal disorders


Associate Professor Connell wins Outstanding Clinician Award of the Gastroenterological Society of Australia 2022

19 Sep 2022

Gastroenterologist, Associate Professor William Connell, has been awarded the Outstanding Clinician Award by the Gastroenterological Society of Austra ...


Better Health and Housing Program provides beds to those most in need

13 Sep 2022

Providing people experiencing chronic homelessness and associated poor health with secure and safe accommodation


Gastroenterologist awarded VCCC Alliance Inaugural Tony Burgess Medal

7 Sep 2022

Gastroenterologist awarded VCCC Alliance Inaugural Tony Burgess Medal


St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne announces new Chief Executive

31 Aug 2022

St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne announces new Chief Executive


Construction firm appointed to build new Aikenhead Centre for Medical Discovery

18 Aug 2022

Celebrating another milestone for the ACMD project


Dr Chamara Basnayake awarded the 2022 TJ Martin Medal

4 Aug 2022

Dr Chamara Basnayake awarded the 2022 TJ Martin Medal


Tailoring care for cancer patients

1 Aug 2022

Precision medicine is opening more doors to personalised treatments


St Vincent’s former home for trainee nurses gets an exciting new lease on life

28 Jun 2022

Demolition of the Aikenhead Wing at St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne is now underway in preparation for construction of the new Aikenhead Centre for Me ...


Queen’s Birthday Honours 2022

14 Jun 2022

Congratulations to the following current and former members of the St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne community who were recognised in this year’s Queen ...


Artificial pancreas project scoops national award

10 Jun 2022

Professor David O’Neal has been presented a prestigious Milennium Award from Diabetes Australia


Clinicians reimagine healthcare in new innovation program

3 Jun 2022

Clinicians reimagine healthcare in new innovation program


Life changing medicine to be listed on the PBS, providing hope for those with Spinal Muscular Atrophy

30 May 2022

St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne currently provides Australia’s largest adult nusinersen service, with 12 adults now receiving treatment and another fi ...


Specialised help for women with IBD to manage safe pregnancies

19 May 2022

St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne opened the doors to Australia’s first Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) IBD Pregnancy Clinic in September 2017


Dr Helen Frazer named Innovator of the Year at Women in AI Awards

19 May 2022

Dr Helen Frazer has received the top accolade at the 2022 Women in AI Awards for her work in leading globally unique breast cancer screening research.


The Ian Potter Foundation awards $2.5 million grant to ACMD

17 May 2022

St Vincent’s Institute of Medical Research has secured a substantial funding boost from The Ian Potter Foundation towards the Aikenhead Centre for Med ...


Injured Ukraine civilians saved…from a world away

12 May 2022

Two St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne emergency physicians have played a leading role in the development of instructional videos that could save lives i ...


Scholarship awarded to palliative care nurse Emily Hicks

2 May 2022

St Vincent’s nurse Emily Hicks is this year’s recipient of the Dame Quentin Bryce Postgraduate Scholarship in Palliative Care Nursing.


New national research centre puts the spotlight on diabetes

26 Apr 2022

St Vincent’s is one of three major hospitals helping forge new health solutions at the Australian Centre for Accelerating Diabetes Innovations


Aikenhead Centre for Medical Discovery gets building go-ahead

12 Apr 2022

St Vincent’s to be home to new state-of-the-art biomedical research centre


The End of an Era for the St Vincent’s Vaccination Centre at the Royal Exhibition Building

25 Mar 2022

The End of an Era for the St Vincent’s Vaccination Centre at the Royal Exhibition Building


Global biotech firm to establish new research facility at St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne

17 Mar 2022

The hospital-based research lab will enable InterVenn BioSciences to further its work using artificial intelligence for early cancer detection


Congratulations Professor Michelle Dowsey

25 Feb 2022

Congratulations to Professor Michelle Dowsey, who has received an academic promotion to Professor because of her research work and academic achievemen ...


Congratulations Professor Sue-Anne Mclachlan

25 Feb 2022

We want to extend a warm congratulations to Professor Sue-Anne Mclachlan on being appointed as a Clinical Professor by the University of Melbourne.