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AMA Victoria supports the continued development of medical science in order to improve the quality of life of patients through better diagnosis, treatment, management and rehabilitation of illness and injury and to also inform doctors on preventive health issues which will help their patients' health and wellbeing.

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare  - Australia's national agency for health and welfare statistics and information.

Australian Genome Research Facility - is an efficient state-of-the-art facility for the collection of molecular genetic information covering large-scale DNA sequencing, genotyping, microarraying, agricultural genomic services and other resources for the genetic and physical mapping of chromosomes, mutation detection and associated bioinformatic analysis.

Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute - is an independent, internationally renowned medical research facility. Our work extends from the laboratory to wide-scale community studies with a focus on diagnosis, prevention and treatment of diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

Bernard O'Brien Institute of Microsurgery  - has made striking advances in the delicate craft of replantation surgery and the transfer by microsurgical techniques of body parts and tissue to reconstruct people maimed by trauma, cancer, burns and congenital deformity.

Bio21 Molecular Science and Biotechnology Institute, University of Melbourne  -  is a multidisciplinary research centre, specialising in medical, agricultural and environmental biotechnology.

Bionic Ear Institute - is an independent, non-profit, medical research organisation.

Brain Research Institute  - performs internationally competitive research to help understand the structure and function of the human brain.

Brain Sciences Institute  - is a major research and postgraduate teaching facility within the Swinburne University of Technology.

Burnet Institute - a unique, not-for-profit, unaligned, independent, Australian, non-government organisation with an aim to achieve better health for poor and vulnerable communities in Australia and international through research, education and public health.

Cancer Trials Australia - is the preferred provider of early phase cancer clinical trials in the Asia-Pacific region.

CSIRO Human Nutrition -  is 's Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation.

Genomic Disorders Research Centre  - formed to lead the world in Genetic Research focusing on mutation in all organisms and its effects on human well being.

Howard Florey Institute of Experimental Physiology and Medicine  - internationally renowned scientists work together with talented young researchers to make discoveries about the brain.

Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research  - is a worldwide network of nine branches in seven countries dedicated to basic and clinical cancer research.

MediClin Pty Ltd  - is a clinical trial management organisation servicing the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries to assist with all facets of clinical trial management.

Mental Health Research Institute  -  mission is to further knowledge in mental health, behaviour and neuroscience.

Monash Institute of Medical Research  - is committed to excellence in the performance of medical and biological research into the science of reprodution, development and growth.

Murdoch Childrens Research Institute (MCRI) - conducts life-saving medical research and community health research for babies, children and adolescents.

National Ageing Research Institute Inc.  - to be the centre of excellence in in medical research (biological, clinical and service delivery) into the causes and consequences of ageing and its social accompaniments.

National Health & Medical Research Council - Australia’s leading expert body promoting the development and maintenance of public and individual health standards.

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) - The nation's leading supporter of biomedical research on disorders of the brain and nervous system.

Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre  -  a premier resource for cancer patients in the provision of integrated treatment, research and education.

Prince Henry’s Institute of Medical Research   - has maintained a reputation for excellence in the field of endocrinology (the study of hormones).

RMIT Drug Discovery Technologies (RDDT) - is a not for profit unit within the School of Medical Sciences with its own management staff, scientist and laboratories.

St Vincent’s Institute of Medical Research  - an enviable reputation within the global scientific community as one of the world's premier medical research institutes, and is a shining example of Australian intellectual excellence and achievement.

Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory  - is the state's largest public health reference laboratory with core responsibilities in virology and mycobacteriology. VIDRL also provides expertise in bacteriology, parasitology, epidemiology and molecular detection technologies.

Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine (VIFM) - is a body corporate with perpetual succession which was established under the Coroner's Act 1985

Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research  - is one of Australia's foremost medical research establishments, its mission being "mastery of disease through discovery".

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