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Associate Professor Lee Wong.

Researcher’s bid for brain cancer breakthrough

Brain cancer kills more Australian children than any other disease, and survival rates have barely improved in more than 30 years. But it’s hoped a $400,000 injection for cutting-edge Victorian research will change that, facilitating

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 18 October, 2018
Professor Steve Turner with Professor Dena Lyras at the Monash Service Award Ceremony.

Recognising loyalty and achievement

This month, Monash is celebrating those who have committed 25 or more years of service to the university. The Monash Service Awards, held on Tuesday 9 October, recognised the loyalty, commitment and achievements that have occurred over the span

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 17 October, 2018
Guests at the Biomedical Science Industry Night.

Biomedical science industry night

The Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) recently held its inaugural Biomedical Science Industry Night, aimed at connecting students, industry, employers and alumni.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 17 October, 2018
Clockwise: Dr Sanjaya Kuruppu, Dr Niwanthi Rajapakse (University of Queensland), Professor Ian Smith and Professor Helena Parkington.

Using snake venom to combat Alzheimer’s disease

Dr Sanjaya Kuruppu, a researcher from the Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) is the only Australian to gain a highly sought-after National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant in the current funding round. Moreover, Dr Kuruppu was one of

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 17 October, 2018
Professor Roger Daly, Professor Rick Pearson (Deputy Director, Peter Mac), Dr Renea Taylor.

Cancer collaborations and research showcase

Outstanding research requires collaboration; it allows for cross-pollination of ideas and the development of truly innovative discoveries.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 16 October, 2018
PhD student Giannie Barsha with her two AHA awards.

PhD student shines at international hypertension conference

A Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) PhD student has won two sought-after awards at a major international conference on hypertension.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 16 October, 2018
Associate Professor Ana Traven.

Monash BDI researcher wins coveted award for women scientists

Congratulations to Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute’s (BDI) Associate Professor Ana Traven, whose work in fungal disease has been honoured by a Georgina Sweet Award for Women in Quantitative Biomedical Science.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 10 October, 2018
L-R: Professor Helen Abud and Dr Thierry Jarde with meeting organiser and their collaborator, Professor Hans Clevers.

International recognition for stem cell scientist

Dr Thierry Jarde, a Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) research fellow from the Abud lab, has recently returned from a successful overseas trip presenting his research on organoids at two major conferences.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 9 October, 2018
Dr Tracy Heng.

Academy mentorship place a first for the Monash BDI

Dr Tracy Heng has become the first Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) scientist to be accepted into the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences (AAHMS) mentorship program.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 9 October, 2018