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Mobilising our immune system to fight viruses

Mobilising our immune system to fight viruses

Last week marked the 20th anniversary of Professors Doherty and Zinkernagel’s Nobel Prize in Medicine for discoveries concerning the immune system.  Twenty years on, and Monash University-based researchers are making fundamental advances

Medicine & health
Men believe older age no barrier to fatherhood: study finds

Men believe older age no barrier to fatherhood: study finds

Many men underestimate the effect of age on fertility with most seeing no barrier to becoming fathers in their 50s, according to a Monash University study.

Medicine & health
Locals sought for statin trial

Locals sought for world-first medical trial

East and South Gippsland residents are being asked to contribute to a world-first medical trial into whether a widely used anti-cholesterol drug could hold the key to prevent heart attacks, strokes and even dementia in the older population.

Medicine & health
Virtual tools map mysterious Laos stones

Virtual reality tools map mysterious Laos stones

Combining drone technology and virtual reality tools, archaeologists from Monash University and the Australian National University have created a 3D virtual-reality model of one of Asia’s most mysterious archaeological sites – the Plain of J

Medicine & health
Rowan Brookes

Monash science leader wins 2016 Telstra Victorian Business Women’s Public Sector and Academia Award

Monash University science leader Dr Rowan Brookes has won a prestigious Telstra Victorian Business Women’s Award for her leadership in science research and education.

Monash drugs debate

Is addiction a disease or a failure of self-control? Monash hosts international debate

There is a growing view amongst scientists that the chronic use of drugs hijacks an addicted person’s brain, undermining their ability to control their drug use. To others, addiction is a behavioural problem that requires motivation to change.

Medicine & health

Monash University recognised as Passive House pioneer

Monash University has been recognised for leading the charge in sustainable building design. The transformation of the original 1960s warehouse at 30 Research Way into energy efficient, vibrant and comfortable open office space, close to achieving

University news
Kate Gillespie-Jones

Monash PhD student scores her dream spot in AFL Women’s League team

A PhD student from the Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute has been selected to play for Carlton in the first ever NAB AFL Women’s League draft, and whose research could significantly benefit football players.

Medicine & health