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The revolutionary ‘single injection’ treatment helping back pain sufferers

There's hope for millions of Australians who suffer from back pain, with scientists discovering a revolutionary treatment that could fix the problem with a single injection.

Research
Idrees Sher

Monash researchers show stem cells help back pain

Neurosurgery research at Monash University focussing on stem cell regeneration to reduce back pain was recognised at the prestigious North American Spine Society annual meeting in Orlando, Florida.

Clinical Sciences
Glenn Melvin

Suicide prevention app developed by Monash University a finalist in VicHealth Awards

Dr Glenn Melvin has been named a finalist in the 2017 VicHealth Awards for his development of the suicide prevention app, BeyondNow in collaboration with BeyondBlue.

Clinical Sciences
Neuroinflammation research group

Monash neuroinflammation research recognised at national conference

Monash research was recognised recently at the Australian Vascular Biology Soceity (AVBS) conference in Queensland.

Clinical Sciences
Robyn Slattery

Congratulations to Prof Robyn Slattery, CCS Education lead

Congratulations to Professor Robyn Slattery who has been appointed as the new Director of Undergraduate (non-MBBS) and Post-graduate Education in the Central Clinical School.

Clinical Sciences
Haloom Rafehi

Cancer drug may aid diabetic complications

A new study by Monash University scientists from the Department of Diabetes investigated drug repurposing or repositioning

Clinical Sciences
Karen Alt

Congratulations to Central Clinical School NHMRC & MRFF Fellows for 2018!

Congratulations to all National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Fellowship recipients in Central Clinical School (CCS) starting in 2018!&

Clinical Sciences
Steven Petratos and Jae Lee

Teaching an old molecule new tricks; study a potential game-changer for MS research

Monash University researchers have developed – and patented – a small molecule that holds promise as a drug to help treat diseases affecting motor control, including Multiple Sclerosis (MS).

Clinical Sciences
Karen Alt

MRFF grant to boost tumour drug delivery system research

Dr Karen Alt has been awarded one of the Federal Government’s inaugural Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) grants to progress cutting-edge research into a new method of delivering drugs to cancer tumours.

Clinical Sciences
Lisa Walter

Simple therapy could help children with obstructive sleep apnoea

Changing sleeping positions in pre-school aged children with obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) could improve their learning, behaviour and cardiovascular outcomes.

Clinical Sciences
Helena Teede

Monash professor elected into the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences and awarded a Medical Research Future Fund Practitioner Fellowship

Professor Helena Teede has been inducted into the esteemed Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences (AAHMS) in recognition of her outstanding leadership and  contributions to health and medical science.

Clinical Sciences

Wait a minute! Clamping the umbilical cord later saves preterm babies’ lives

Thousands of preterm babies could be saved by waiting 60 seconds before clamping the umbilical cord after birth instead of clamping it immediately.

Clinical Sciences
Jaclyn Pearson

Dr Jaclyn Pearson named L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science 2017 Australian Fellow

Dr Jaclyn Pearson from the Centre for Innate Immunity and Infectious Diseases has been named as a L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science 2017 Australian Fellow.

Clinical Sciences
Melissa Southey

Major study of genetics of breast cancer provides new clues to susceptibility to the disease

An international collaborative study, including researchers from Monash University are at the forefront of the discovery of seventy-two new genetic variants that predict the risk of developing breast cancer.

Clinical Sciences
CID

Centre of Inflammatory Diseases success at ANZSN - a step towards better outcomes for patients with kidney disease

Early career Investigators from the Centre of Inflammatory Diseases made their mark at the recent Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology (ANZSN).

Clinical Sciences
3D map of molecular scaffold SgK223

3D ‘scaffold’ map to help the search for new cancer treatments

Melbourne researchers have produced the first three-dimensional (3D) map of a molecular ‘scaffold’ called SgK223, known to play a critical role in the development and spread of aggressive breast, colon and pancreatic cancers.&l

Biomedicine Discovery Institute
Professor Paul Zimmet AO

Win for diabetes! Paul Zimmet named 2018 Senior Australian of the Year for Victoria

Professor Paul Zimmet AO, Professor of Diabetes at Monash University, has been awarded 2018 Victorian Senior Australian of the Year.

Clinical Sciences
Wally Ahmar

Cardiologist Dr Wally Ahmar wins Heart Foundation's Presidents Award

Congratulations to MonashHeart cardiologist Dr Wally Ahmar on winning the Heart Foundation's Presidents Award for "tireless contribution to heart health and the Heart Foundation".

Clinical Sciences
A/Prof Stephanie Gras being presented with a Georgina Sweet Award by Prof Leann Tilley

Sweet success for Monash scientist

Monash University’s Biomedicine Discovery Institute researcher Associate Professor Stephanie Gras has been honoured with a Georgina Sweet Award for Women in Quantitative Biomedical Science for excellence in the field.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute
Emily Cohen

Congratulations Emily Cohen who recently undertook her thesis defence at Utrecht University

Emily Cohen successfully defended her PhD thesis "From Head to Heart: the effects of fetal growth restriction and preterm birth on the cerebral and systemic circulation" this month in Utrecht.

Clinical Sciences