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Read the latest news on Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) activities.

You can find news items related to the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) below. 

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Preventing age-related vision loss

Optometrist researcher Lauren Ayton is improving diagnosis and treatment pathways for patients with age-related vision loss.

Keeping young children, families, and educators safe during a health crisis

Early childhood educators have the right skills to prevent infectious diseases and communicate health information fast to families with young children. But during the COVID-19 pandemic, staff struggled to find relevant health information.

Australian Medical Research and Innovation Priorities 2022-2024 finalised

The Australian Medical Research and Innovation Priorities 2022-2024 came into effect on 6 November 2022. They are the fourth set of priorities for the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF).

$27.8 million for research to improve the health and wellbeing of First Nations people

Researchers can apply for funding under the 2022 Indigenous Health Research grant opportunity. Funding is from the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF).

Consultation on the Million Minds Mental Health Research Mission

Consultation on the Roadmap and Implementation Plan for the Million Minds Mental Health Research Mission is now open.

Report on the Million Minds Mental Health Research Mission

Read about the review of the Medical Research Future Fund’s (MRFF) Million Minds Mental Health Research Mission.

Join our next Medical Research Future Fund webinar

We invite you to join us for our next Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) webinar at 1:30pm (AEDT) on 15 November 2022.

Refresh of assessment criteria for Medical Research Future Fund grant opportunities

Read about changes to the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) assessment criteria and what they mean for MRFF applicants.

$86 million for genomic, data infrastructure, and treatment and intervention research

Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) grant opportunities to the value of $86 million are now available.

$16.9 million for medical research and technology innovations

The Australian Government will invest $16.9 million to support the transition of 15 cutting-edge projects into clinical practice. Funding is from the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF).
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