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Research led by Professor Benjamin Kile received national and international media coverage, including publication in The Age, the Sun Herald, Sydney Morning Herald (and other Fairfax outlets), Medindia, Brightsurf, Medianet, Medical Express , Public Now, and Lab Online. Professor Kile was also interviewed by Elizabeth Jackson on ABC Radio AM.

Published in Science, the research team discovered – and filmed – the exact moment when DNA escapes out of the mitochondria (the organelles inside cells that produce energy) during cell death. This “Great Escape” moment may one day prove to be the crucial trigger for autoimmune diseases like arthritis.

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