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WHO Internship

World Health Organisation internship offers four students the experience of a lifetime

There was much to celebrate when four Monash MBBS students secured internships at the World Health Organisation (WHO) in December. Charlotte O’Leary, Tom Goodwin, Liang Qu and Emily Yeung travelled to Geneva, Switzerland and returned with new insights into global and public health, and another stamp in their passports. Excited about the opportunity to intern at the WHO, Charlotte was keen to live in Geneva with her fellow classmates. “We all knew each other through various means back in Melbourne, largely through the Monash global health community, so when we found out that we were going to be in Geneva together we started planning and have since become close!”

Medicine

Trials show unique stem cells a potential asthma treatment

Associate Professor Chrishan Samuel and Dr Simon Royce

A study led by scientists at Monash University has shown that a new therapy developed through stem cell technology holds promise as a treatment for chronic asthma.

New blood test a boon to clot research

Monash University researchers have developed a novel blood assay that is proving highly effective in researching thrombosis (blood clotting) and which could potentially become a valuable tool in clinical translation.

Clinical Sciences

Study probes complementary and alternative medicine use for bowel disease

A study by researchers in the Department of Gastroenterology at the Alfred Hospital has reviewed the available evidence for the most commonly used and discussed CAMs so informed advice can be offered to patients wanting to know about them.

Clinical Sciences
Professor Roger Daly

International study raises hopes for new sarcoma treatment

Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) scientists have played a critical role in an international collaboration that has identified promising therapeutic targets for a rare form of sarcoma afflicting mostly young people.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute
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