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A new discovery in regenerative medicine

An international collaboration involving Monash University and Duke-NUS researchers have made an unexpected world-first stem cell discovery that may lead to new treatments for placenta complications during pregnancy.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 17 September, 2020

Discovering new bait for the immune system may lead to additional treatments for melanoma

A collaborative study led by Monash University’s Biomedicine Discovery Institute and the Olivia Newton-John Cancer Research Institute (ONJCRI) has uncovered new markers (HLA-associated peptides) that uniquely present on melanoma tumours and

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 17 September, 2020

Novel immune-oncology approach for potential cancer treatment

A research collaboration between Monash University and Lava Therapeutics details a novel immune-oncology approach for the potential treatment of cancer.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 15 September, 2020

Opening eyes to a frontier in vision restoration

A world-first device to restore vision to the blind is being prepared for human clinical trials in Melbourne.

News 14 September, 2020

Driving a new solution to heart pump infections

To patients with end-stage heart disease waiting for a transplant, the ventricular assist device (VAD) – a mechanical pump that helps the heart move blood – can be life-saving.

News 9 September, 2020

Getting to the heart of it: Medtronic supports heart device research

The ventricular assist device (VAD), a mechanical pump that helps the heart move blood, can be a vital therapy for end-stage heart disease.

News 31 August, 2020

Immutep and Monash University Receive Grant Funding for LAG-3 Project

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – Immutep Limited (ASX: IMM; NASDAQ: IMMP) is pleased to announce that the Australian Research Council (ARC) has awarded Immutep and research partner Monash University a A$360,000 grant under the ARC‘s Linkage

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 31 August, 2020

Sweet treats for T cells may unlock new vaccine targets

A study by a Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) PhD candidate showing that the immune system is able to sense protein glycosylation – the process by which sugars are chemically attached to proteins – is attracting much

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 23 August, 2020

Shrinking Tasmanian tigers: resizing an Australian icon

The thylacine, that famous extinct Australian icon colloquially known as the Tasmanian Tiger, is revealed to have been only about half as big as once thought – not a “big” bad wolf after all.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 19 August, 2020