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Researchers and the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF)

The MRFF will provide opportunities for health and medical researchers to develop their skills and progress their careers through a range of programs such as the Next Generation Clinical Researchers program.

Investments in research and people

The MRFF invests in:

  • clinical trials to develop new treatments and cures for medical conditions
  • translational research that moves ideas from the lab to the clinic so all Australians can benefit
  • fellowships and  other opportunities to develop and enhance the careers of Australia's 23,000 medical researchers and create new jobs.

Meet our inspiring researchers

Hear more about the vital work of our researchers and how it is helping to change and save lives.


An expert in understanding newborn babies' brains, Associate Professor Cheong describes her work to understand and protect newborn babies from risks at birth.


Professor North tells us how genomics is helping many children, who only 5 or 10 years ago would have been admitted to hospital for invasive tests, sometimes without answers.

Last updated: 
8 May 2018