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Associate Professor Max Cryle

Antibiotic insight may help in battle against bacterial resistance

Monash BDI researchers, as part of an international collaboration, have identified a key part of the process by which a common clinical antibiotic is formed – a finding that could potentially pave the way for novel compounds to tackle the problem

Biomedicine Discovery Institute

MNHS 3MT final showcases high impact of graduate research

From building super grannies to using seaweed to reduce chronic disease risks, the Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences Three Minute Thesis (3MT) final showcased the incredible calibre of graduate research within our Faculty. Ten finalists, who had


Empowering women to break boundaries - Aira Abarra

It is refreshing to see someone go against the grain of society to follow their passion. Remarkable is the first word that comes to mind when describing Aira. Whilst currently completing her studies in nursing and midwifery, Aira is also competing


How you can help protect yourself from one of australia's biggest killers

Do you have a family history of heart disease? Would you like to know how to reduce your risk of this potentially deadly disease? One of Australia’s leading medical research organisations, Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute, is calling on people


Regional post-graduate training hubs to help keep junior doctors in rural Australia

Junior doctors will soon have more opportunities to build careers in rural or regional areas following the establishment of 26 new regional postgraduate training hubs across Australia, with two hubs awarded to Monash University.

Rural Health

Monash University partners with WorkCover Queensland to uncover high risk claim insights

Researchers at Monash University are partnering with WorkCover Queensland to design and test an evidence-based approach to identifying and supporting injured workers.

Professor Jamie Rossjohn, Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute

Monash scientist honoured by prestigious UK Medical Fellowship

Monash University scientist, Professor Jamie Rossjohn, has been elected to the Fellowship of the Academy of Medical Sciences in the UK. The Academy of Medical Sciences Fellows are considered the UK’s leading medical scientists, elected for their

Biomedicine Discovery Institute

MICCN’s Professor Jennie Ponsford appointed Officer of the Order of Australia for her pioneering work in neuropsychology

Professor Jennie Ponsford, Director of Monash School of Psychological Sciences’ Clinical Programs and Director of the Monash-Epworth Rehabilitation Research Centre (MERRC), has been appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia in the General

Monash Institute of Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences
Jae Lee

Congratulations to Dr Jae Young Lee on Dean's award for outstanding PhD thesis

Congratulations to recent CCS PhD graduate, Dr Jae Young Lee, who is the inaugural awardee of the Dean's Award for Doctoral Thesis Excellence 2016!

Clinical Sciences
Jeremy Grummet

Improved prostate cancer management vital for older men

With an exponentially ageing population and lengthening life expectancy, the burden of prostate cancer cancer – already a disease of older males – is going to be massive, says Monash University Associate Professor Jeremy Grummet.

Clinical Sciences
Prahlad Ho

Monash study points to new blood test for cardiovascular risk

Scientists from the Australian Centre for Blood Diseases, Monash University, Northern Health and the University of Melbourne are collaboratively evaluating a new blood test that could add to the surrogate measures currently used as an assessment of

Clinical Sciences
Associate Professor Helen Abud, Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute

Beating bowel cancer

It’s Australia's second biggest cancer killer, claiming the lives of 80 Australians each week.  As Bowel Cancer Awareness month comes to a close, we’re shining the light on the work of Associate Professor Helen Abud and her team &ndas

Biomedicine Discovery Institute
Simon Craig

Monash paediatric research on world stage

Monash University’s Associate Professor Simon Craig was invited to present his latest research at the PREM European Paediatric Resuscitation & Emergency Medicine Conference in Ghent, Belgium and the Pediatric American Societies (PAS) Annual Meeti

Clinical Sciences
Dr Craig Harrison and Dr Kelly Walton from the Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute

Muscle growth finding may assist with cancer treatment

Monash University’s Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) researchers have collaboratively developed a therapeutic approach that dramatically promotes the growth of muscle mass, which could potentially prevent muscle wasting in diseases includin

Biomedicine Discovery Institute
StellaMay Gwini

MHTP biostatistician acknowledged for outstanding statistical modelling

Monash Health Translation Precinct (MHTP) biostatistician Dr StellaMay Gwini has received the prestigious Professor Damien Jolley Award for excellence in statistics within a doctoral thesis.

Clinical Sciences
From left to right: Dr Jair Garcia (RMIT), A/Prof Adrian Dyer (RMIT and Monash University), Prof Marcello Rosa (Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute and ARC Centre of Excellence for Integrative Brain Function)

Seeing the coloured light: bee brains open way for better cameras

New research into the way that honeybees see colour could pave the way for more accurate cameras in phones, drones and robots. Identifying colour in complex outdoor environments is extremely difficult because the colour of light is continuously

Biomedicine Discovery Institute
Monash University and Monash BDI PhD students at the launch event of Victoria’s MedTech-Pharma program of the Industry Mentoring Network in STEM. Not all mentees were able to attend [Image: Adrienne Bizzarri Photography].

Monash PhD students selected for industry mentoring program

IMNIS is an award-winning national initiative of the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (ATSE) that connects high profile industry leaders with motivated PhD students in a one year mentoring program. Thanks to funding from major

Biomedicine Discovery Institute

Monash PhD students recognised at the Australia New Zealand Bone and Mineral Society’s annual meeting

School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health PhD students Alexander Rodriguez and Dr Jasna Aleksova received prestigious awards from the Australia New Zealand Bone and Mineral Society (ANZBMS) in Brisbane last week.

Clinical Sciences
Associate Professor Chrishan Samuel and Dr Simon Royce

Trials show unique stem cells a potential asthma treatment

A study led by scientists at Monash University has shown that a new therapy developed through stem cell technology holds promise as a treatment for chronic asthma.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute
Clot research

New blood test a boon to clot research

Monash University researchers have developed a novel blood assay that is proving highly effective in researching thrombosis (blood clotting) and which could potentially become a valuable tool in clinical translation.

Clinical Sciences