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Devy Deliyanti

Congratulations to Dr Devy Deliyanti on JDRF Post-doctoral Fellowship

Congratulations to Dr Devy Deliyanti, Research Fellow in the Diabetic Retinopathy Lab, Department of Diabetes on receiving a three-year Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) Post-doctoral Fellowship.

Clinical Sciences
Dr Tony Velkov and Professor Jian Li

'Superbug' battle bolstered by major US National Institutes of Health grant

Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI)scientists investigating antibiotic-resistant 'superbugs' have secured a highly competitive US National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant to boost their internationally leading research. Led by Professor

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Professor Kate Denton

Monash scientist honoured by coveted US award for hypertension research

Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute’s (BDI) Professor Kate Denton has received the highly-regarded Harriet Dustan Award from the American Heart Association’s (AHA) Council for Hypertension Research.

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Dr David Stroud from Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute

New genetic analysis approach could improve diagnosis for mitochondrial disease

An international team of scientists, led by researchers at the  Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) and the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI), have shown a new approach to genetic analysis could greatly improve

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SCS researcher receives ASBMR Rising Star Award to reduce falls and fracture risk in obese older adults

School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health (SCS) researcher Dr David Scott from the Bone and Muscle Health Group has received the prestigious 2017 Rising Star Award from the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research.

Clinical Sciences

Monash researchers awarded more than $3.65 million for dementia research

Three research teams from the Monash Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences have been awarded a total of over $3.65 million by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).

Dr Garron Dodd and Professor Tony Tiganis

Revealed: brain ‘switch’ tells body to burn fat after a meal

Scientists at Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute have found a mechanism by which the brain coordinates feeding with energy expenditure, solving a puzzle that has previously eluded researchers and offering a potential novel target for the

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David Kissane

Professor David Kissane to deliver prestigious annual lecture at King's College

Professor David Kissane, Head of Department of Psychiatry   has been invited as Visiting Professor to the University of Hong Kong, and will also deliver the Dame Cecily Saunders Annual Lecture at King's College.

Clinical Sciences
Jacob Goldstein

Mr Jacob Goldstein awarded RACS Victorian Supervisor of the Year

Monash University’s Mr Jacob Goldstein has been recognised by the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) with his award of Victorian Educator of Merit – Supervisor/Clinical Assessor of the Year for 2017.

Clinical Sciences
Gabriel Blecher

Monash study reveals Point of Care ultrasound reduces CT scan use in kidney stone diagnosis

Monash University researchers have shown the benefit of new imaging guidelines for patients with suspected kidney stones.

Clinical Sciences

Melbourne to New York: An unforgettable experience for seven Monash students

In late June, seven Monash students travelled to New York City for a unique and unforgettable university experience. As participants in the Global Discovery Program, they spent eight days abroad meeting with influential Monash alumni as part of an


Breaking the genetic resistance of lung cancer and melanoma – major step in treating some of the hardest to kill cancers

Researchers from Monash University and the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center have discovered why some cancers are able to quickly develop deadly resistance to targeted therapies.

From left to right: Dr Andrew Major, Dr Claire Hirst and Associate Professor Craig Smith

Discovery of why emus are grounded takes flight

Research led by Associate Professor Craig Smith, a group leader at the Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute, has helped solve the mystery of how emus became flightless, identifying a gene involved in the development and evolution of bird wings.

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2017 Wilkinson-Berka group

Congratulations to Prof Jennifer Wilkinson-Berka on JRDF Research Grant

Congratulations to Professor Jennifer Wilkinson-Berka, head of the Retinopathy Laboratory, Department of Diabetes, who has been awarded a three-year JRDF Research Grant to work for a project on T cells & diabetic retinopathy.

Clinical Sciences
Durga Mithraprabhu

Congratulation to Durga Mithraprabu on James & Elsie Borrowman Grant

Congratulations to Dr Durga Mithraprabu, who has been awarded funding for five years from the James and Elsie Borrowman Research Trust for her project.

Clinical Sciences

Monash University State of the Art Simulation Facility to Train Students for Pediatric Emergencies

A new world-class facility at Monash Children’s Hospital is preparing the next generation of paediatricians and paediatric surgeons to predict, prevent and manage emergencies in a busy hospital environment.

Clinical Sciences

Monash University collaboration to improve stroke care in India

Monash University researchers are members of an international collaboration seeking to improve outcomes for patients with stroke in India.

Clinical Sciences
Martelotto Luciano

Monash researcher sheds light on therapy resistance in cancer

Collaborative research including Monash University has uncovered the principles behind why some tumours may become resistant to targeted therapies, paving the way for new and more effective cancer treatments.

Clinical Sciences

World’s Largest Study of How Exercise and Healthy Diet Interventions in Pregnancy Improve Health of Mothers and Babies

Globally – half of all women of childbearing age are overweight or obese and women generally are gaining excess weight in pregnancy. This excess weight gain is putting women at greater risk of complications.

Nursing and Midwifery
Professor Anton Peleg

NHMRC fellowship to help Professor tackle antimicrobial resistant infections

Professor Anton Peleg, a Group Leader from the Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute(BDI) and also the Director of the Department of Infectious Diseases at the Alfred Hospital and Monash University, has received a highly competitive Practitioner

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