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Professor

Melissa Little

Program Leader Of Stem Cells Australia
Paediatrics Royal Children'S Hospital
science & technology
life sciences & biomedicine
animals
kidney
humans
mice
urology & nephrology
developmental biology
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Professor

Melissa Little

 
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Professor

Melissa Little

 

Professor Melissa Little, BSc PhD GAICD, FAAHMS, FAA is the Theme Director of Cell Biology at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute in Melbourne, Australia. She is internationally recognised for her work on the systems biology of kidney development.

For more than two decades, her work has investigated the molecular and cellular basis of kidney development and disease. This fundamental research has underpinned her pioneering studies into potential regenerative therapies for kidney disease. As a result, her team have developed approaches for directing the differentiation of human pluripotent stem cells to human kidney organoids. Her group are applying this knowledge to disease modelling, drug screening, cell therapy and tissue engineering. Professor Little is an NHMRC Senior Principal Research Fellow at MCRI, Program Leader of Stem Cells Australia and Professor, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Melbourne. Melissa is also President of the Australasian Society for Stem Cell Research, Vice-President of the Board of ISSCR, and immediate past President of ASSCR. A Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science and the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences.

Projects

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Projects

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Scholarly Works

Displaying the 280 most recent scholarly works by Melissa Little.

Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2019

Alfred Newton Richards Award

2019

2019 Alfred Newton Richards Award

International Society for Nephrology

2019

Honorary Doctorate

University of Leiden, The Netherlands

2019

Honorary Doctorate Leiden University

2018

2017 Alumnus of the Year

University of Queensland

2018

2018 Senior Principal Research Fellowship

NHMRC

2018

2018 Elizabeth Blackburn Fellowship Biomedical

NHMRC

2018

2018 Top Research Fellowship

NHMRC

2017

2017 Fellow

Australian Academy of Science

2016

2016 Eureka Prize for Scientific Research

Univeristy of NSW

2015

2015 Fellow

Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences

2015

2015 Oustanding Research Award

NHMRC

2015

2015 Outstanding Researcher Award

NHMRC

2015

2015 President's Medal

Australia and New Zealand Society for Cell and Developmental Biology

2015

2015 Boorhaave Professorship

University of Leiden, The Netherlands

2015

2015 Director's Award

Murdoch Children's Research Insitute

2013

2013 Senior Principal Research Fellowship

NHMRC

2013

2009 Principal Research Fellowship

NHMRC

2013

2013 Award Finalist

Women in Technology Biotechnology and Outstanding Biotechnology

2009

Honorary Research Fellowship

NHMRC

2006

2006 Fellowship

Eisenhower Fellowships

2005

2005 Smart State Award

The Smart Women - Smart State Awards Qld

2005

2005 Nomination

Women in Biotechnology Optus Spirit Challenger Award

2005

2005 Award for Research Excellence

GlaxoSmithKline

2004

2004 Principal Research Fellowship

NHMRC

2004

2004 Named

Bulletin Smart 100

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Awards

Credentials

Positions

Positions


Program Leader Of Stem Cells Australia

Paediatrics Royal Children'S Hospital

Themis Dept Access

Anatomy And Neuroscience

It Access

Paediatrics Royal Children'S Hospital

It Access

Anatomy And Neuroscience

Education

Education


Company Directors Course

Australian Institute of Company Directors

Doctorate of Philosophy Biochemistry

University of Queensland

Bachelor of Science 1st Class Honours

University of Queensland

Bachelor of Science

University of Queensland

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