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Group photo at launch of DC MedsRec at Box Hill Hospital

New trial to improve medicine safety for those leaving hospital

A new trial service to help patients better manage their medication after they leave hospital will be launched at Box Hill this morning.

Eastern Health 15 May, 2019
Robyn O'Hehir

Trailblazing scientist gains state honour

The Central Clinical School’s Professor Robyn O'Hehir AO FAHMS has been inducted into the Victorian Honour Roll of Women 2019.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 21 March, 2019
Associate Professor Andrew Wei

New treatment of acute myeloid leukemia achieves remarkable results in a disease formerly with little hope

The prognosis for older patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is poor: very few achieve remission and for those that don’t the option is largely palliative. Every year almost 1000 Australians die of the disease and clinical trials into

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 21 March, 2019

Study investigates MS medication use in pregnant women

The number of people with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) has steadily increased over the past 50 years with women three times more likely to develop MS than men, resulting in a greater number of women of childbearing age presenting to neurologists in

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 21 March, 2019
Dr Kim Good-Jacobson

GSK puts Australian researchers on Discovery Fast Track

Dr Kim Good-Jacobson from the Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute is one of the winners of the GSK 2018 Discovery Fast Track Challenge and is looking at how to target and destroy antibody producing cells that cause autoimmune diseases.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 21 March, 2019
3D reconstruction of the cross-sectional view of Caenorhabditis elegans embryo showing EGL-20/WNT distribution (red, blue, green, purple).

Controlling cell behaviour – how a worm model provides a key

Monash researchers have discovered a mechanism regulating a crucial protein that controls cell behaviour. Importantly, the scientists, led by Associate Professor Roger Pocock from the Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute, have shown that a

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 20 March, 2019
NHMRC’s Research Excellence Award winners 2018

Monash researchers honoured with NHMRC awards for research excellence

Two Monash researchers, Associate Professor Rebecca Lim and Associate Professor Yuming Guo, were honoured at the NHMRC's Excellence Awards gala dinner last night in Canberra.

Research 15 March, 2019
Monash University news

Associate Professor honoured with NHMRC Research Excellence Award

Associate Professor Yuming Guo was among 23 Australian remarkable researchers honoured at the NHMRC’s Research Excellence Awards gala dinner last night in Canberra. Professor Guo received a Top Ranked CDF (Population Health) award.

Public Health and Preventive Medicine 14 March, 2019

Monash study reveals flawed data influenced WHO oxygen guidelines

A study by a Monash University professor has exposed compromised data that was used by the World Health Organization (WHO) to support its guidelines on administering highly concentrated oxygen to all patients having surgery.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 14 March, 2019