Research

Since its inception 21 years ago the Institute, together with the Department of Forensic Medicine, has produced many significant research findings that have contributed to death and injury prevention and public health.

The Use of Human Tissues for Research

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The use of tissue from deceased persons for research should be regarded as a great privilege.

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Research Governance

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The Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine Ethics Committee considers research applications involving the use of human tissue retrieved during or following autopsy at the VIFM and the use of information generated and stored at the VIFM.

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Prevention Research Unit

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The Prevention Research Unit (PRU) in the Department of Forensic Medicine was established in 2008 to conduct public health focussed injury prevention research, development and capacity building.

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Research at VIFM

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The Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine, together with the Department of Forensic Medicine at Monash University, produce many significant research findings that contribute to the prevention of death and injury and promote public health.

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