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Scientists reveal ‘superbug’s’ artillery

Monash University’s Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) researchers have created the first high-resolution structure depicting a crucial part of the ‘superbug’ Pseudomonas aeruginosa, classified by the WHO as having

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Monash in world first as cancer charities unite on $2.5million research grant

Monash University’s BDI scientists are part of a team awarded a $2.5 million grant to pursue innovative breast and prostate cancer research, thanks to a collaboration between the National Breast Cancer Foundation and the Movember

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Monash scientists gain multimillion-dollar NIH grant for ‘superbug’ drug discovery program

A world-leading team, led by Professor Jian Li from BDI, has been awarded a multi-million dollar grant by the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) to further its pioneering work on drug discovery, tackling antibiotic-resistant 'superbugs'.

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New partnership between Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute and MRCF to keep taxpayer-funded research in Australia

The newly-established Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) has become a member of the Medical Research Commercialisation Fund (MRCF).

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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.

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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.

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Discovery of why emus are grounded takes flight

Researchers from Monash University’s Biomedicine Discovery Institute have helped solve the mystery of how emus became flightless, identifying a gene involved in the development and evolution of bird wings.

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Antibiotic insight may help in battle against bacterial resistance

Bacteria or ‘superbugs’ that have adapted to resist multiple antibiotics are responsible for around 700,000 deaths globally a year; new types of antibiotics are urgently needed.

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