History of the Alfred Research Alliance

The Alfred Research Alliance has a long history of excellence in medical research and education. The Alliance members are leaders in biomedical, translational, clinical and public health research, and in education and health care.

Here is the timeline of events from the early history of our Alliance members to the current day.

2018

AMREP rebrands as Alfred Research Alliance.

2012

Completion of 200-seat AMREP Lecture Theatre.

2011

Restructure of Monash University Central Clinical School.

2010
The Alfred Centre, completed 2010

The Alfred Centre, completed 2010

Completion of The Alfred Centre with new clinical, research and education space for all of the AMREP partners.

2008

Merger of Baker Heart Research Institute with the International Diabetes Institute to create Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute. Establishment of Monash University School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine.

2006

Merger of Austin Research Institute with the Burnet Institute to create a new, larger Burnet Institute.

2005

Deakin University and La Trobe University joined the AMREP partnership.

2002

Official opening of AMREP by Premier of Victoria, the Hon. Steve Bracks (Baker Institute building, Monash laboratories, Ian Potter Library, Precinct Animal Centre and AMREP Education Centre).

Opening of Burnet Tower and relocation of the Burnet Institute from the Fairfield Infectious Diseases Hospital.

1999

Construction of AMREP commenced, with funding provided by the four partners, the Victorian government (via a Science, Technology and Innovation (STI grant)) and an anonymous donor.

1998

The Inner & Eastern Healthcare Network (including The Alfred), Baker Medical Research Institute, Macfarlane Burnet Centre for Medical Research and Monash University agreed to establish a new academic precinct on the Alfred Hospital campus.