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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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Preterm babies at risk of developing kidney disease later in life, Monash research finds

Babies born prematurely could be at greater risk of developing kidney disease later in life according to a landmark Monash University study.

Medicine & health

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

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

Monash University scientists make critical insights into T-cell development

Mutations in the gene encoding the enzyme protein tyrosine phosphatase N2 (PTPN2) have been associated with the development of autoimmune disease including Type 1 diabetes, Crohn’s Disease and rheumatoid arthritis.

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.

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.

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