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An Australian first: Monash launches new Diabetes Department

Monash University has officially launched its new Department of Diabetes – the first and only university department in Australia dedicated to the disease.

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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).

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World’s largest study of 1.3 million pregnant women reveals global obesity crisis

The world’s largest and most comprehensive international study of more than 1.3 million pregnant women, by researchers at the Monash University in Melbourne, Australia found that three out of every four pregnant women worldwide, and their

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.

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World first study reveals increase in premature deaths in Australian nursing homes

The first comprehensive study of deaths in Australian nursing homes has been published today, revealing a more than 400 per cent increase in the incidence of premature and potentially preventable deaths of nursing home residents over the past decade.

Medicine & health

New support to boost translation of health research into practice

Cochrane Australia at Monash University is delighted to announce the support of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation for Cochrane and Oregon Health and Science University’s (OHSU) ongoing work to build, pilot, and scale a next generation evidence

Industry & partnerships

Immune cell discovery could lead to better treatments for kidney disease

Monash University researchers have discovered that two types of immune cells inside blood vessels work together to cause inflammatory kidney disease, paving the way for future targeted treatments.

Medicine & health
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Amanda Vincent receives highest award for research into premature menopause and bone health

Monash University’s Associate Professor Amanda Vincent received the highly competitive Osteoporosis Australia / Amgen Research Award at the joint Annual Scientific Meetings of the Endocrine Society of Australia, the Society for Reproductive

Medicine & health