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Could replacing myelin in diseases like MS be as simple as stimulating individual axons?

New research from Monash University has found that stimulating nerve cells in the brain can result in the active development of myelin, the protective sheath that makes neurones work faster and which becomes depleted in diseases like multiple sclerosis (MS).

Medicine & health

Experts defend youth civic engagement

Australia’s youth are more democratically engaged than they’re given credit for by those in power and are devalued for their contributions, according to new research by Monash and Deakin universities.

10 January 2018

UK cancer charities join forces to help fund brain cancer research at Monash

UK charities Worldwide Cancer Research and The Brain Tumour Charity have formed a unique partnership and committed £119,000 to fund research on brain cancer at Monash University.

Medicine & health

Johnson & Johnson Innovation announces partnering office at Monash University to boost Victoria’s medtech development

Johnson and Johnson Innovation, the Victorian Government and Monash University have announced the creation of a new Johnson & Johnson Innovation Partnering Office at Monash (JJIPO@MONASH).

Medicine & health
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Monash led study of 1000+ heavy smokers reveals an undiagnosed burden of COPD

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the fifth leading cause of death in Australia, with 7.5% of Australians over the age of 40 years experiencing moderate to severe forms of the disease.

Medicine & health
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