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2019 Perucca group

Research into genetics of focal epilepsy wins grant

Congratulations to Associate Professor Piero Perucca, who has been awarded a grant from the Australian Epilepsy Research Fund for his project, "Uncovering the hidden genetics of non-lesional focal epilepsy".

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 24 January, 2020

Immune recovery can be precisely measured: Infectious Diseases research wins award

Professor Orla Morrissey's research on precise calibration of immune recovery has been recognised by a Publication of the Year award from the Australian and New Zealand Society for Immunology.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 21 January, 2020
Jason Ong

Study reveals need to strengthen sexual health services for PrEP users

A global study led by Monash University and supported by the World Health Organisation has shown that people who are seeking Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to prevent HIV are at high risk of other sexually transmitted infections (STIs).

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 19 December, 2019

Contribution recognised to international leadership in haemophilia and thrombosis

Professor Huyen Tran, of the Australian Centre for Blood Diseases, has been recognised for his contribution to international leadership in haemophilia and thrombosis.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 17 December, 2019

Congratulations to CCS's NHMRC Ideas and CTCS grant winners

Monash University's Central Clinical School researchers have been awarded a total of $12.7 million from the National Health and Medical Research Council across 8 grants (6 Ideas, 2 Clinical Trials and Cohort Studies).

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 7 December, 2019

Researcher awarded $5 million by NHMRC for trial into post-surgery infection drug

A $5.19 million NHMRC Clinical Trials and Cohort Studies (CTCS) grant has been awarded to Prof Paul Myles (CCS/Alfred) to conduct an international trial of a medication that could prevent infections after surgery.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 7 December, 2019

What has depression got to do with diabetes?

Investigating the causes of depression might seem an unusual area for CCS's Department of Diabetes epigenomic medicine group, but that’s exactly what scientists there are doing – and in an ambitious way.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 26 November, 2019

Congratulations to Viertel scholarship winners Drs Mastura Monif and Andrew Neal

Drs Mastura Monif and Andrew Neal have won Viertel clinical investigation scholarships for, respectively, research into slowing down glioma growth and more accurate location of focal epileptic seizures.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 26 November, 2019

High-fibre diet positively influences blood values

Dietary fibre therapy has the potential to improve the production of short chain fatty acids (SCFA) and blood plasma concentrations.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 26 November, 2019