The ANU Medical School is dedicated to producing doctors equipped to meet tomorrow’s national and global health challenges.

Our world-class program offers students a personal, supportive environment to develop the skills necessary to deliver quality, effective, compassionate care.

Our partnerships with ACT Health and Calvary Health Care, together with our Indigenous, GP and community partners and rural healthcare programs ensure our students graduate well-prepared to improve health outcomes for the people they will serve, as well as upholding the standing of ANU as a leading contributor to national health policy and medical research.

Research areas include aged care, cancer, cardiovascular and renal disease, critical care and emergency medicine, diabetes and endocrinology, infection and immunity, liver disease and gastroenterology, medical education, men women and children’s health, neurosciences and vision, orthopaedic, primary health care, psychiatry and trauma.

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Field sites & facilities

Explore some of the numerous of research sites and facilities established by our research schools in Australia and across the world. Researchers and students at ANU enjoy access to state-of-the-art equipment to help facilitate ground-breaking research.

Research projects

Browse research topics of the College of Science and the College of Health & Medicine with links to relevant researchers.

See our list of potential student projects to apply for PhB, Honours, PhD and other graduate degrees.

Stories

Student profile

A Rhodes Scholar on her path to change the World, one protein at a time

Soon-to-be Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours) graduate, Emily Rowland, has been awarded a Rhodes Scholarship.

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Former health minister joins ANU

Former ACT Health Minister Meegan Fitzharris will help health leaders develop high-level skills to keep Australians well as part of a new role at the ANU.

Dr Stewart Sutherland sitting outside.

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Stolen generations ‘wrongly’ treated for PTSD

Researchers say mental health practitioners are wrongly diagnosing Indigenous and Torres Strait Islander people with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

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ANU wins silver at 3MT Asia Pacific

ANU PhD student Lithin Louis has taken second place at the 2019 Asia-Pacific 3MT final in Queensland for his presentation 'Mysteries of a Beating Heart'.

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Medical scientists inducted as Fellows

Two senior ANU academics have been inducted into the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences for their contributions to health and medical research.

Analysis and opinion

How to manage grass pollen exposure this hay fever season: an expert guide

Nearly one in five Australians are affected by hay fever. If you’re one of the unlucky ones, you’ll know how troublesome the symptoms can be.

Protest for ME/CFS health equality featuring a man, woman and child holding up sign with: I am one of the #MillionsMissing due to ME/CFS.

Research story

Helping doctors diagnose an invisible illness

Researchers hope that a new biobank will help them develop a blood test for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

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Migraine sufferers needlessly enduring agonising pain

Hundreds of thousands of Australians are needlessly enduring days of agony because they don’t know how to prevent migraines, researchers have found.

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Cholesterol levels increase in post-menopausal women

Women who have gone through menopause may need to keep an eye on their cholesterol levels, according to new research.

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