Our history

Over 60 years of leading discovery


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Two of Australia’s most trusted names in medical research, Monash Institute of Medical Research and Prince Henry’s Institute of Medical Research, merged in 2014 to form Hudson Institute of Medical Research.

Professor David de Kretser, Professor Bryan Hudson, Professor Henry Burger

Our Institute is named after Professor Bryan Hudson AO, the Founding Director of Prince Henry’s Institute and Inaugural Chair of the Department of Medicine at Monash University. Professor Bryan Hudson AO was also a mentor to the former Directors of both Institutes.

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Professor David de Kretser AC, Director, Monash Institute of Medical Research, 1991—2005
Professor Bryan Hudson AO, Founding Director, Prince Henry’s Institute, 1960—1969
Professor Henry Burger AO, Director, Prince Henry’s Institute, 1969—1997

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