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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
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
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
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
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

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

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
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
Professor Mary Jane Black

Preterm babies at risk of developing kidney disease later in life, Monash research finds

How healthy we are in adulthood is, in many ways, determined while we are still in the womb. Babies born prematurely could be at greater risk of developing kidney disease later in life according to a landmark study investigating the impacts of pre

Biomedicine Discovery Institute
Professor Michael Morgan, Dr Lucie Joschko, Dr Mike McDonald, Dr Caroline Gurvich, Professor John Carroll, Dr Aldeida Aleti, Dr Susie Ho

Athena SWAN is making a positive impact on gender equity

Last Tuesday, as part of Diversity and Inclusion Week, the Monash University Athena SWAN Self-Assessment Team shared its prel

Biomedicine Discovery Institute
Daniella Brasacchio

Monash researcher receives 2017 Pink Hope Outreach Ambassadors Award

Monash University researcher Dr Daniella Brasacchio has received the 2017 Pink Hope Outreach Ambassadors Award in recognition of her scientific and public advocacy work, raising awareness of hereditary breast and ovarian cancer.

Clinical Sciences

2017 Dean’s Awards for Excellence

The talent and dedication of outstanding members of the Faculty are recognised through the Dean’s Awards for Excellence.

Immunotherapy: looking for ways to enhance the immune system. Picture: Prima BioMed

Prima Biomed and Monash University receive funding grant for LAG-3 research project

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - Prima BioMed Ltd (ASX: PRR; NASDAQ: PBMD) (“Prima” or the “Company”) announces that the Australian Research Council (ARC) has awarded Prima and research partner Monash University a A$360,

Biomedicine Discovery Institute