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$7.8 million supports 30 extra rural medical students each year

Over $7.8 million will be invested by Monash University in north-west Victoria over the next two years as part of a new rural medical degree pathway that will be offered to 30 medical students annually.

Rural Health 21 February, 2019
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New Guidelines for Venous Thromboembolism

THE first Australasian guidelines for the diagnosis and management of venous thromboembolism (VTE) have been produced, with a summary published online today by the Medical Journal of Australia.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 21 February, 2019
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Burns researchers make inroads into skin tissue engineering

Monash University scientists and surgeons in the Alfred Hospital’s burns unit have edged closer to their goal of growing full thickness human skin to replace the need for skin grafts with the publication of two recent research papers.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 21 February, 2019
Atul Malhotra

Congratulations to Dr Atul Malhotra on receiving the ANZNN Neonatal Research Award

Congratulations to Dr Atul Malhotra on receiving the Neonatal Research Award from the Australia New Zealand Neonatal Network(ANZNN), the peak body which collects neonatal outcomes data across ANZ.

Clinical Sciences - Monash Health 19 February, 2019
L-R: Dr Klaudia Budzyn and Dr Ari Pinar.

Capping off 2018 education successes

2018 ended on a high note for the Monash BDI's education team. After the success of their busy schedule of events, programs and awards, the year concluded impressively with a number of achievements.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 19 February, 2019
Monash BDI's Professor Anthony Purcell.

Identification of shared regions of flu viruses provide the solution to an elusive universal vaccine

Monash BDI's Professor Tony Purcell has teamed up with researchers at the Doherty Institute to identify immune cells that can fight all influenza viruses – A, B and C – creating the potential for the development of a world-first

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 19 February, 2019
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Monash/Chinese researchers probe high-fat seizure-reducing diet

A high-fat diet used to treat epilepsy in children has become the focus of a newly established collaboration between Monash University’s Department of Neuroscience and Chinese researchers.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 14 February, 2019
Dr Sebastian Scheer and Professor Colby Zaph.

Chemical biology toolbox proves handy in epigenetic exploration

Scientists from the Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI), along with collaborators from the University of Toronto, have revealed a previously unknown use for an anti-cancer therapeutic in the immune system.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 14 February, 2019
PhD students Yan Wang and Tara Scott.

Hypertension awards for PhD students

Two PhD students from the Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute’s (BDI) Department of Pharmacology  were honoured at the High Blood Pressure Research Council of Australia (HBPRCA) meeting late last year.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 13 February, 2019