Health Innovations Research Institute
The Health Innovations Research Institute (HIRi) connects diverse health and industry communities to more effectively address the changing needs of biomedical research and society.
Translating fundamental science into better health outcomes
HIRi's primary goal is to translate basic science discoveries into safe and effective therapeutic outcomes.
HIRi takes an integrated approach to address the key health issues facing Australia in the 21st century, with research programs that examine how the human body functions at a molecular and cellular level. This research informs innovative therapeutic strategies to improve the health and wellbeing of people in Australia and around the world.
Find out more about HIRi, including our facilities, industry partners and executive group.
Find out more about HIRi's key research themes and the researchers involved in these.
- Top researchers awarded $2.23 million 09/12/2013Three RMIT researchers have been awarded prestigious Australian Research Council Future Fellowships.
- Research into stroke therapy awarded NHMRC funding 25/11/2013RMIT University has been awarded more than $398,000 in funding for research investigating ways to limit brain injury and complications after strokes.
- Academic stars break media records 21/10/2013Economics expert Professor Sinclair Davidson is RMIT University's 2013 Media Star of the Year.