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deco

Enhancing Computational Neuroscience through international collaboration

We are privileged to have key international researcher, Prof Gustavo (Gus) Deco, visiting MICCN this month from Spain.

Monash Institute of Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences
ACC.PNG

Genetics research leads to better understanding of children with ACC

Agenesis of the corpus callosum (ACC) is a birth defect in which there is a complete or partial absence of the corpus callosum - the major pathway for communication between the brain’s two hemispheres. It occurs when the corpus callosum

Monash Institute of Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences
Samara Wilson

Alcohol, drugs, and the impact on partners

When we think of issues surrounding alcohol and other drug use, we usually only consider the direct effects on the consumer. Such problematic issues, however, also heavily impact the partners, who face an increased risk of experiencing domestic vi

Monash Institute of Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences
Neurodev_MICCN

Helping Aussie kids reach their full potential

The human brain undergoes massive developmental change from infancy to early adulthood. Disruption to neurodevelopment can be dramatic, leading to clinical conditions marked by failure to attain appropriate cognitive, motor, emotional or social de

Monash Institute of Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences
Terry O'Brien

Professor Terry O’Brien receives the Ambassador for Epilepsy award

Congratulations to Professor Terry O’Brien, who has been awarded the Ambassador for Epilepsy Award, for the Australian chapter, from the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE).

Clinical Sciences
Gambling

Do we gamble by choice or by design of gaming machines and our social environment?

Our social environments can powerfully manipulate our thoughts and behaviour. So powerfully, that gambling advertising and gaming machines such as pokies play a significant role in some people getting hooked on gambling. But what we should do abou

Monash Institute of Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences
Wendy Brown

John Mitchell Crouch Fellowship awarded to Professor Wendy Brown

Congratulations to Professor Wendy Brown, who has been awarded the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) John Mitchell Crouch Fellowship.

Clinical Sciences
Allen Cheng

Bacterial resistance raises doubts about pneumonia antibiotic use

Monash University scientists reviewing an antibiotic commonly used to treat pneumonia have concluded that it may no longer be reliable as a monotherapy for serious infections due to bacterial resistance.

Clinical Sciences