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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.

Medicine & health

Monash University researchers urge more action on thunderstorm asthma

Monash University researchers say there is an urgent need to highlight the physiological mechanisms underlying thunderstorm-related asthma to prevent an event such as last year’s catastrophic epidemic in Melbourne occurring again.

Medicine & health

Monash secures over AUD $2 million for industry Linkage Projects

Monash University’s innovative, world-leading research and its strong engagement with industry have helped secure significant funding in the latest Australian Research Council (ARC) grants for Linkage Projects.

Industry & partnerships
Asthma and COPD

Asthma and chronic lung disease study to reduce impact of virus infection in patients

Reducing the impact of virus infections in patients with asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and other chronic inflammatory lung diseases is the focus of a collaborative research project involving Monash University.

Medicine & health
Asthma

Hormone drug could cure asthma and other fibrosis-related diseases

Relaxin is the hormone that aids women to give birth – produced by the ovaries during pregnancy it ensures that the pelvic ligaments soften, for a brief time, long enough...

Asthma

Hormone drug could cure asthma and other fibrosis-related diseases

Relaxin is the hormone that aids women to give birth – produced by the ovaries during pregnancy it ensures that the pelvic ligaments soften, for a brief time, long enough...

Asthma app

New mobile app has the potential to revolutionise asthma management

Asthma is a major public health concern, affecting one in 10 Australian adults. While there is no cure, asthma can be effectively managed. Asthma management is particularly important during pregnancy....