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New plant-based gel to fast-track 'mini-organs' growth, improve cancer treatment

Monash University researchers have created the world's first bioactive plant-based nanocellulose hydrogel to support organoid growth for biomedical applications, including cancer treatment and COVID-19.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 26 November, 2020

Learning the value of face-to-face STEMM teaching during COVID-19

Exploring, and progressing towards online and digital education at universities is not a new endeavour. Within the pre-pandemic context, progressive and virtually-minded educators referenced online teaching resources and literature to develop

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 26 November, 2020

MNHS education and research stars celebrated in Vice-Chancellor's Awards (2020)

Last night, the Vice Chancellor's Education and Research Awards for 2020 were presented in a virtual ceremony.

News 24 November, 2020

Superbugs: The health threat that has failed to capture public attention

COVID-19 has been a wake-up call for the world, about the need to be prepared for the sudden emergence of new and fatal global infections.

But before the coronavirus pandemic began causing sickness, pain and death, another much bigger

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 18 November, 2020

BDI’s research funding success contributes to university’s top position

Monash University was the most successful institution in Australia in the 2020 Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Projects Scheme (DP21) with more than 22% of the Monash funding awarded to Monash

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 16 November, 2020
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Monash University scientist gains coveted Viertel Fellowship for gene regulation

A Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) scientist has been awarded a prestigious Viertel Senior Medical Research Fellowship (SMRF) of $1.25 million over five years to solve a fundamental question about how genes operate.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 16 November, 2020

Monash scientist in US$7 million Parkinson’s disease project

A Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) scientist is part of an international collaboration that has been awarded US$7 million by the Aligning Science Across Parkinson’s (ASAP) initiative for a project aiming to prevent or stall

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 14 November, 2020

Mark Hughes Foundation announces $1.6m in grants to help fight against brain cancer

BDI researchers will ramp up their research in the fight against brain cancer after receiving a grant from the Mark Hughes Foundation.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 13 November, 2020

New fossil seal species rewrites history

An international team of biologists, led by Monash University, has discovered a new species of extinct monk seal from the Southern Hemisphere – describing it as the biggest breakthrough in seal evolution in 70 years.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 11 November, 2020