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Monash helps address superbug resistance with Phage therapy

International research involving a Monash biologist shows that bacteriophage therapy – a process whereby bacterial viruses attack and destroy specific strains of bacteria - can be used successfully to treat systemic, multidrug resistant bacterial

Medicine & health

Australia’s highest ranking Pharmacy Faculty flings open its doors for Open Day

Discover why Monash University is ranked second best in the world to study Pharmacy and Pharmacology, and number one in Australia, at our Monash Parkville campus Open Day on Sunday 20 August.

University news
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Monash University’s Eliminate Dengue Program partners with Pacific to combat mosquito-borne diseases

Australia’s Foreign Minister Julie Bishop announced in Suva today a new partnership between Monash University’s Eliminate Dengue Program (EDP) and the Fijian, Vanuatu and Kiribati health authorities to pilot an innovative approach to protecting

Industry & partnerships

World first global study of heat-waves and mortality has some dire warnings

The first global study of heatwaves and mortality, led by Monash University, warns that – as these events increase in duration, frequency and intensity – significant numbers of lives will be claimed, and people are at greater risk depending on

Medicine & health

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.

Medicine & health

New genetic analysis approach could improve diagnosis for mitochondrial disease

An international team of scientists, led by researchers at the Monash University, has shown a new approach to genetic analysis could greatly improve diagnostic rates for children with baffling and often fatal mitochondrial diseases.

Medicine & health

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

Scientists at Monash University’s Biomedicine Discovery Institute have found a mechanism by which the brain coordinates feeding with energy expenditure.

Medicine & health
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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).

Medicine & health