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CMUS researchers receive GRAND to tackle nicotine dependence

A group of researchers, led by Dr Johnson George from the Centre for Medicine Use and Safety (CMUS), has received a Global Research Awards for Nicotine Dependence (GRAND) worth USD $200 000. 

The research project entitled ‘Varenicline And Nicotine replacement therapy for Smokers admitted to Hospitals (VANISH)’ was one of six proposals to receive an award. The project will involve a randomised, placebo-controlled trial in five Australian public hospitals comparing the efficacy of varenicline in combination with Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) lozenge and Quitline referral versus varenicline with NRT placebo and Quitline referral.

Dr George’s group includes Professor Michael Abramson (School of Public Health, Monash University), Professor Billie Bonevski (University of Newcastle), Professor Michael Dooley (CMUS and Alfred Health), Professor Brian Smith (Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Adelaide) and Dr Ashley Webb (Peninsula Health).

Monash pioneers big data approach to improving use of medicines for people with dementia

Jenni Ilomaki

9 November 2017

Monash University researchers will work with international collaborators to develop a common data model to generate high-quality evidence about the safe and effective prescribing of medicines following heart attack in people with dementia.

Certara-Monash University Industry Fellowship Program receives funding from MTPConnect

26 October 2017

A successful partnership between Monash University and global drug developer Certara will expand to develop the next generation drug development scientists with new funding announced today from the Medical Technologies and Pharmaceuticals Industry Growth Centre (MTPConnect).

George Tambassis receives Monash Distinguished Alumni Award

25 October 2017

The National President of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia has this evening been honoured with a Monash University Distinguished Alumni Award.

MIPS researcher elected Fellow of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences (AAHMS)

19 October 2017

Professor Arthur Christopoulos has been named a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Health and medical Sciences (AAHMS).

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