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Anton Peleg and Jason Trubiano

Study to improve use of antibiotics in hospitals

A study showing that antibiotics were the cause of nearly half the severe cutaneous drug reactions requiring hospital admission may lead to safeguards for the way antibiotics are prescribed.

Menno van Zelm

Findings shed light on autoimmune role in thymus

It has been known for almost three decades that B cells exist in the thymus but their function there has been unclear. Associate Professor Menno van Zelm explored this neglected area and has arrived at world-first findings answering this riddle.

There’s a time to put down the smartphone, seriously!

Fans of singer-songwriter Alicia Keys were greeted with a simple message earlier this year when they entered the Highline Ballroom, in New York, to watch her perform.

Dr Gareth and Patient George

Monash part of world-first clinical trial for lymphoma patients

A novel therapy for aggressive lymphoma is being tested in a world-first clinical trial at the Monash Health Translation Precinct (MHTP).

Monash research awarded Metcalf Prize for Stem Cell Research

Monash University researcher Dr Tracy Heng has been awarded the prestigious 2016 Metcalf Prize for Stem Cell Research, supported by the National Stem Cell Foundation of Australia.

Medicine & health
John Thwaites

Australia ranks 20th on progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals

Australia may be home to some of the world’s most liveable cities, but we have a long way to go to meet the world’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Science

In pursuit of the perfect position

In the lead up to the Rio Olympics, Cycling Australia has joined forces with Monash University and the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) in the never-ending pursuit of the perfect riding position.

Engineering & technology

Introducing Graham: the only person designed to survive on our roads

The Monash University Accident Research Centre (MUARC) is proud to have played a role in the latest Victorian initiative to reduce road deaths and injuries.

Research