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First JJIPO@Monash training and networking seminar a great success.

Over forty attendees representing numerous sectors of the life sciences ecosystem took the opportunity to attend the inaugural JJIPO@Monash training and networking seminar earlier last month. JJIPO@Monash, the new Johnson & Johnson Innovation Partnering Office on the Monash Clayton campus hosted the session with the theme ‘Driving Device Innovation – From Concept to Commercialisation’ on Monday 19 of March.

Education

Global burden of low back pain – a consequence of medical negligence and misinformation

A series of groundbreaking papers from Australian and international researchers in The Lancet, published today, warns that low back pain is a major health burden globally – across developed and developing nations – and that the current use of X-rays and scans, opioids, injections and surgery to investigate and treat the condition is useless, unnecessary and harmful.

Medicine

How you can help protect yourself from one of Australia’s biggest killers

Do you have a family history of heart disease? Would you like to know how to reduce your risk of this potentially deadly disease? One of Australia’s leading medical research organisations, Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute, is calling on people aged 40-70 years to take part in an innovative research study that aims to advance the prevention and treatment of coronary artery disease.

Clinical Sciences

Visionary speeches mark Monash Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences International Women’s Day luncheon

Over 100 staff, alumni and supporters had the opportunity to celebrate women in health and network with colleagues at this year’s International Women’s Day luncheon, hosted by Professor Christina Mitchell, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences. Speeches by some of the Faculty’s leading female academic staff who passionately challenged the status quo made the event an afternoon to remember.

Education

Monash-King's College London Symposium: Redefining the future of digital education in large student cohorts.

Innovation in online education is a cornerstone of the strategies of both Monash Psychological Sciences and the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience King’s College London (KCL). Each are leading their institutions to redefine the future of digital education.

Monash Institute of Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences
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