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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
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

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

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
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

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
The Longevity List

The Longevity List - answering the big questions about living a healthy, long life

“Modern life is slowly killing us. It’s ruining our chances at a hundred and beyond. We have to do something. But what should be on our longevity list when the health revolution comes?”

Clinical Sciences
Sin-Ki Ng

Studies show emotion plays role in chronic low back pain

A  review of available data by PhD student Sin-Ki Ng and others at the Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre suggests that emotional and cognitive processes may be the core contributor to Chronic low back pain.

Clinical Sciences

Enzyme finding is good news for vegetarians with bowel disorder

A digestive enzyme supplement may hold the key to improving the symptoms suffered by patients with irritable bowel syndrome when they eat a carbohydrate commonly found in legumes, soy milk and nuts, according to Monash University research

Clinical Sciences
2017 Nandurkar group

Rapid measurement of platelet function moves closer to fruition

Monash and RMIT scientists have edged closer to refining a device that will rapidly measure platelet function in the blood of people with von Willebrand's disease (vWD), the most common inherited bleeding disorder in Western populations.

Clinical Sciences
Ritchie Centre

Latest Ritchie Centre success stories

PhD student Madison Paton from The Ritchie Centre participated in the prestigious Australian Academy of Science "Falling Walls Lab Australia Program", an innovative forum for young researchers, last week in Canberra.

Clinical Sciences
Helena Teede

Monash researchers’ rebuttal about PCOS overdiagnosis in MJA

A recent BMJ commentary proposed that Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), a common and distressing condition affected reproductive aged women, is over-diagnosed.

Clinical Sciences
Amanda Thrift

School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health researcher—and first woman—receives Excellence in Stroke Award

Professor Amanda Thrift from the School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health has been recognised for her lifetime contribution to stroke research and overall contribution to the field, receiving the Stroke Society of Australasia’s (SSA)

Clinical Sciences
Amiria Lynch

A picture paints a thousand words

Paediatric surgeon Dr Amiria Lynch from Monash Children's Hospital is featured in the latest issue of Surgical News.

Clinical Sciences
Jake Shortt

Monash research into myeloma receives generous donation

A generous donation by a former myeloma patient will directly fund research into the disease at the Monash Health TranslationPrecinct.

Clinical Sciences
Pasquale Fedele

Monash study identifies new high-risk group in multiple myeloma, allowing clinicians to intervene early to improve patient outcomes

Early treatment response of newly diagnosed multiple myeloma patients should direct future therapy decisions, according to latest research at Monash University.

Clinical Sciences
Don Bowden

Renowned Monash medical graduate and haematologist retires

After over 45 years of devotion and service to the academic and medical fields Professor Don Bowden has announced his retirement.

Clinical Sciences
Aaron Wong

Monash Imaging research in bone trauma receives top award

Monash Imaging radiology registrar Dr Aaron J Wong was recognised for his clinical research in bone trauma, receiving the top award at The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANCZR) Victorian branch trainee presentation even

Clinical Sciences