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A test for COVID-19 risk, infectivity and immunity

Monash scientists are developing a rapid test to determine who:

  • has immunity to coronavirus
  • remains infectious
  • is at risk of developing severe COVID-19.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 6 April, 2020

COVID-19: What every patient with cancer or chronic illness needs to know

If you're suffering from a serious illness, here's what you need to know.

Lens 06 April, 2020
Dr Kylie Wagstaff

Lab experiments show anti-parasitic drug, Ivermectin, eliminates SARS-CoV-2 in cells in 48 hours

A collaborative study led by the Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) with the Peter Doherty Institute of Infection and Immunity (Doherty Institute), a joint venture of the University of Melbourne and Royal Melbourne Hospital, has shown

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 3 April, 2020

With pokies shut down, coronavirus stress could drive more people to reckless online gambling

COVID-19-enforced shutdowns of pubs, clubs and casinos could push high-risk gamblers to shift their habit online.

Lens 02 April, 2020
Dr Dene Littler (L) and Dr Ben Gully (R).

Melbourne researchers map the structure of a COVID-19 protein

A team of researchers from Monash University has determined the 3-D structure of one of the proteins produced by the novel coronavirus COVID-19.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 1 April, 2020

Shining a light on rapid diagnosis of COVID-19 infection: the LAMP test

Professor Patrick Kwan is leading a Monash team developing a rapid, easy, point-of-care test for diagnosis of COVID-19 virus infection.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 31 March, 2020

Fighting COVID-19 from the intensive care bed

Critically ill patients from intensive care units are part of a global trial testing a suite of flu and pneumonia drugs in a bid to combat COVID-19.

Lens 30 March, 2020
Eric Morand

Beware the 'old' drugs magically resurfacing as part of the solution

We all want a solution, and fast. But touting 'old' drugs as a potential COVID-19 treatment comes at a cost.

Clinical Sciences - Monash Health 30 March, 2020

Monash University Low FODMAP Diet App wins Gold in Edison Awards

The Monash University Low FODMAP Diet app has received Gold in the 2020 Edison Awards.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 26 March, 2020