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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'.

Medicine & health

Of mice and men: why animal trial results don’t always translate to humans

Throughout the era of modern medicine, animals have been used extensively to develop and test therapies before they are tested in humans. Virtually every medical therapy in use today

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.

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Monash scientist honoured by prestigious UK Medical Fellowship

Monash University scientist, Professor Jamie Rossjohn, has been elected to the Fellowship of the Academy of Medical Sciences in the UK.

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Muscle growth finding may assist with cancer treatment

Monash University’s Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) researchers have collaboratively developed a therapeutic approach that dramatically promotes the growth of muscle mass, which could potentially prevent muscle wasting in diseases including

Medicine & health

Pioneering Monash research gets ARC funding boost

The latest Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellowships and Industrial Transformation Research Hubs awarded to Monash University will ensure the University remains at the forefront of pioneering research that will make a difference to the

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Monash researchers find piece in inflammatory disease puzzle

Inflammation is the process by which the body responds to injury or infection but when this process becomes out of control it can cause disease. Science

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Cancer drug developer wins award for Monash-initiated protein research

Melbourne-based drug developer Cancer Therapeutics CRC (CTx) has received a sought-after award in recognition of its work on novel oncology drug candidates, based on early research conducted at Monash University.

Medicine & health