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Monash University medical school leads third prestigious global (northern) summer school on artificial intelligence

Monash University Medical School is organising a Summer School from early-June to mid-July for the prestigious Global Alliance of Medical Excellence (GAME-TEI), an international collaboration of medical schools in Asia, Australia, Europe and

Medicine 4 June, 2020

Monash University and oNKo-innate announce research partnership

An innovative research partnership has been established between Monash University and new Melbourne-based start-up, oNKo-innate Pty Ltd.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 4 June, 2020
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MRFF’s Coronavirus Research Response - $1.3 million awarded to Faculty

Congratulations to the four researchers from the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences who were awarded MRFF grants to investigate treatments for COVID-19.

Research 3 June, 2020
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RACP grant helps Monash doctor join team working to save lives of mothers and babies in India

Congratulations to Monash Children’s Hospital neonatologist, Dr Pramod Pharande on receiving the Eric Burnard Fellowship for his project, "Evaluation of an inter-professional obstetric and neonatal emergency simulation program in India".

Clinical Sciences - Monash Health 3 June, 2020

Colour coding emergency triage in the Pacific: a Monash University led pilot study finds added importance in COVID crisis

So far there have been less than a dozen confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Papua New Guinea (PNG), however concerns remain that the numbers are greater because of limited testing. A Monash PhD student and emergency medicine physician has adapted a

Public Health and Preventive Medicine 2 June, 2020

Could sleep be the secret to sporting success?

Could sleep be the competitive advantage needed to win the AFL Premiership Cup? St Kilda fans will be hoping so, as the Melbourne-based football club partners with Monash University’s Turner Institute to explore off-field ways to enhance

Turner Institute 2 June, 2020
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Bedside trial of COVID-19 ICU patients helping doctors pinpoint best treatment

Monash University is a major player in global human trials of a suite of repurposed drugs in critically ill patients from intensive care units – in a bid to outsmart pandemics such as COVID-19.

Public Health and Preventive Medicine 1 June, 2020

Integrated care improves outcomes for older cancer patients

A recent study led by Monash University shows that integrating geriatric assessment with cancer treatment can reduce unplanned hospital admissions and improve quality of life for older Australians.

Eastern Health 1 June, 2020
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Can new opioid restrictions stop leftover medicines causing harm?

New rules aim to curb opioid-related deaths in Australia. These changes are a step in the right direction, but we need to tread carefully to avoid unintended consequences.

Lens 01 June, 2020