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World renowned Ugandan trauma surgeon to deliver keynote at Global Emergency Care Conference

Alfred Health Emergency and Monash School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine are honoured to host highly acclaimed Ugandan emergency and trauma surgeon Dr Kobusingye as keynote speaker for the eighth annual Global Emergency Care Conference

Public Health and Preventive Medicine 13 September, 2019
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New home for rural health teaching at west gippsland healthcare group, warragul – launch today with vision

Today (13 September at 10 am) the Honourable Russell Broadbent, the Federal Member of Parliament for Monash, will officially open the new Monash University Rural Health Teaching and Research Centre at Warragul.

Rural Health 13 September, 2019

Honours students published

The aim in generating new knowledge through research is to share it. Two medical students who completed an honours year with Monash Rural Health in Bendigo last year have both had papers published this year drawing on their honours year research.<

Rural Health 12 September, 2019
Associate Professor Chrishan Samuel.

Talking receptors may affect relaxin at work

A Monash BDI researcher leading a team investigating the promising anti-fibrotic effects of a drug version of the hormone, relaxin, has discovered that the receptor through which it mediates its therapeutic actions can communicate and/or interact

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 12 September, 2019
Gras lab.

Raising funds for mental health

In honour of RUOK? Day on Thursday 12 September, the Gras lab at the Monash BDI has decided to each give up something they enjoy for the month of September, to help raise money for people with mental health issues.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 11 September, 2019

NHMRC funding success at the Monash Health Translation Precinct

Monash Health Translation Precinct (MHTP) researchers from the School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health (SCS) and Hudson Institute of Medical Research have been successful in

Clinical Sciences - Monash Health 11 September, 2019
Professor Tony Tiganis.

A simple nasal spray may help control appetite, burn fat and reduce weight, landmark study finds

Monash BDI scientists, led by Professor Tony Tiganis, have unlocked the mystery as to how two naturally occurring hormones impact obesity. The solution, published in Cell Reports, may be a nasal spray that works to depress appetite and increase

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 11 September, 2019
Health and wealth tiles

Poor health a barrier to working for Newstart, disability pension recipients

People receiving the federal government’s main unemployment and disability benefits are more likely to have multiple health conditions and to be hospitalised, according to major national study.

Public Health and Preventive Medicine 10 September, 2019

Heady days: Review charts growth of lung microbiome research

In 2010 scientists reported for the first time that microbiota – the community of microorganisms that includes bacteria – existed in the airways of humans; they were met with disbelief: the healthy lung was thought to be sterile.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 10 September, 2019