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Muscle disease research wins scientist prestigious national award

Seventy per cent of human genes are found in zebrafish and it’s this incredible commonality which has helped Monash University early career researcher Dr Avnika Ruparelia to better understand the causes of progressive muscle weakness.

Science
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New research calls for support for children bereaved by fatal intimate partner violence

Confronting research about children exposed to domestic homicide has been released by the Monash University Accident Research Centre (MUARC).

Research
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Red blood cells for transfusion like a good red – a little older, a little better

A Monash University research trial has found the transfusion of older stored red blood cells is safe and, surprisingly, associated with fewer side effects.

Medicine & health
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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

Medicine & health
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Rethink on beta blockers for heart attack survivors who take their other heart medication

Beta blockers were found to offer no additional survival benefit for heart attack survivors who take two other medicines as prescribed, according to a new study involving Monash University’s Centre for Medicine Use and Safety.

Medicine & health

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.

Medicine & health

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).

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