University promotions recognise academic excellence for Monash BDI staff
Congratulations to each of the 11 Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) staff who were successful with their recent academic promotions! We’ve recently added three new Professors to the institute, three new Associate Professors,
Using 3D brain organoids to study Prader-Willi Syndrome
Dr Partha Das of Monash University’s Biomedicine Discovery Institute has been announced as the recipient of the Prader Willi Research Foundation Australia (PWRFA) 2020 Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS) Grant Round.
Australian-led international research team generates the first model of early human embryos from skin cells
In a discovery that will revolutionise research into the causes of early miscarriage, infertility and the study of early human development - an international team of scientists led by Monash University in Melbourne, Australia has generated a model
Researchers have grown ‘human embryos’ from skin cells. What does that mean, and is it ethical?
Researchers have successfully grown model versions of early human embryos by “reprogramming” cells from human skin. The breakthrough potentially opens up new ways to study the earliest phases of human development, learn more about
Monash BDI community shines in tough times
It was a year like no other but members of Monash University’s Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) rose to the challenges of COVID-19, going above and beyond in their contributions and the sacrifices made to further biomedical science,
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.
BDI 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.
Victoria’s most outstanding mid-career cancer researchers announced
Three Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) researchers have been recognised in the Monash Partners Comprehensive Cancer Consortium’s (MPCCC) inaugural State-wide search for Outstanding Cancer Research.