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Jayashri Kulkarni

Show on mental illness an edgy experience for psychiatrist

Professor Jayashri Kulkarni, Director of Monash Alfred Psychiatry research centre (MAPrc), gives us a behind-the-scenes look at the two-part SBS documentary How ‘Mad’ Are You?

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 18 October, 2018
Kit Fairley and Karin Jandeleit-Dahm

Congratulations to new AAHMS Fellows Professors Kit Fairley and Karin Jandeleit-Dahm

Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences (AAHMS) elects 37 of Australia’s leading health and medical researchers as Fellows.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 12 October, 2018
Paul Zimmet

Diabetes risk of babies increased by famine experience of mothers

A paper by Monash University published today in Nature Reviews Endocrinology suggests that pre-birth exposure to poor nutrition during times of famine and other disasters may put babies at risk of diabetes.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 12 October, 2018

Landmark study highlights long-term success of weight loss surgery

A 20-year study by Monash University researchers has demonstrated that lap-band surgery provides substantial weight loss to obese people for at least 20 years.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 10 October, 2018
Dominic Thyagarajan

The rubber hand illusion and deep brain stimulation in Parkinson's disease

Professor Dominic Thyagarajan writes of a study published 14 September 2018 in Nature’s Scientific Reports that enlisted the intriguing Rubber Hand Illusion technique and deep brain stimulation to investigate impaired motor function in

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 20 September, 2018

Three Monash researchers awarded $4 million in grants funding

The federal Health Minister, Greg Hunt, today announced six major medical research grants from the Medical Research Future Fund, three of which were awarded to Monash researchers. The successful Monash scientists are:

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 12 September, 2018

Does having a baby mean your ambitions have to go on hold? Not as far as PhD student Elizabeth Thomas is concerned.

After completing a Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Honours)/Bachelor of Science degree, Elizabeth Thomas developed an interest in genetics but was eager to break the stereotype by stepping outside of the lab environment and experiencing

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 6 September, 2018

Centre marks new era in Israel- Australia research

A new Israel-Australia research centre involving a major collaboration with Monash University will be officially launched today in Tel Aviv, Israel.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 5 September, 2018
Brain research

Monash brain research success in major national grants

Researchers in Monash University’s new Department of Neuroscience have been recognised in National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) grants worth more than $1.3million.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 28 August, 2018