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MIPS ARC success

Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Science (MIPS) researchers Dr Karen Gregory and Dr John Quinn have been awarded 2017 Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellowships and Professor Colin Pouton, Professor Nico Voelcker and Dr Roey Elnathan were named as Chief Investigators of a new ARC Industrial Transformation Training Centre, named the ARC Centre for Personalised Therapeutics Technologies.

MIPS researchers develop game changing strategy for chronic and acute pain relief

Melbourne researchers have developed a new drug delivery strategy able to block pain within the nerve cells, in what could be a major development of a long lasting, and immediate, treatment for pain.

A continuing partnership between Australia and Germany to research men’s reproductive health

In May 2017, Germany’s peak research funding body, the DFG, announced it would renew funding of an International Research Training Group (IRTG) between Monash University and Justus-Liebig University (JLU), Germany. Dr Betty Exintaris from Drug Discover Biology has been involved in a project as part of the IRTG for the last three years. Dr Exintaris and Dr Mikey Whittaker have been successful in securing funding going forward for a new project regarding a novel target for the treatment of the lower urinary tract symptoms associated with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).

Bob Blouin

Bob Blouin, Dean of Eshelman School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, receives honorary degree from Monash University

In a graduation ceremony earlier today, Monash University has conferred an honorary doctorate upon Professor Robert A. “Bob” Blouin, Dean of the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy at the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill.

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