Hudson Institute of Medical Research is one of Australia’s leading medical research institutes, specialising in innovative, cutting-edge medical research. Our world-class scientists and clinicians are at the forefront of discovery and translational research programs focused on advancing understanding of disease prevention, diagnosis and treatment. Our expertise in biology, medicine and biotechnology is strengthened by the Institute’s diverse, multidisciplinary research environment which fosters collaboration and creates opportunities for unique insights and innovation.
Scientists working in the Hudson Institute’s Centre for Cancer Research undertake basic research into the molecular mechanisms underlying both adult and paediatric tumour initiation and development. Bolstered by a state of the art Functional Genomics Centre, intense efforts are underway to identify and develop novel therapies using innovative patient derived pre-clinical models.