St Vincent’s Institute of Medical Research

SVI is an independent medical research institute that conducts research into the cause, prevention and treatment of diseases that are common and have serious effects on health. We strive, through our research, to help alleviate the enormous financial, emotional and physical impacts of these diseases on individuals, their families and the community.

Diseases studied:

  • Cancer
  • Type 1 diabetes
  • Type 2 diabetes and obesity
  • Heart disease
  • Bone diseases, including osteoporosis
  • Alzheimer’s disease