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Monash study reveals high incidence of PTSD in paramedics

Monash study reveals high incidence of PTSD in paramedics and student paramedics

There are more than 14,000 registered paramedics in Australia. Their job places them in high risk situations involving physical trauma and stress. It is estimated that 88% of Australian paramedics experience occupational-based violence including

Primary and Allied Health Care 19 November, 2019
Joshua Ooi

Dr Joshua Ooi awarded 2019 Ramaciotti Health Investment Grant

Dr Joshua Ooi from the Centre for Inflammatory Diseases has been awarded a 2019 Ramaciotti Health Investment Grant for his research into targeted regulatory cell based therapy to treat lupus.

Clinical Sciences - Monash Health 19 November, 2019

Anaesthesia depth study confirms safety

A 10-year, international study into anaesthetic depth has found there is no difference in mortality or complications between deep and light anaesthesia in older patients having major surgery.

Public Health and Preventive Medicine 18 November, 2019
Dr Pallavi Prathivadi receiving the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners award for Registrar of the Year

Dr Pallavi Prathivadi wins 2019 RACGP award

Dr Pallavi Prathivadi from the Monash Department of General Practice has been named the National General Practice Registrar of the Year at the recent Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) awards, held on October 24.

Primary and Allied Health Care 15 November, 2019
Delegates in workshop session

Monash Symposium on Cardiovascular Health 2019 success

The inaugural Monash Symposium on Cardiovascular Health was a great success last week. The two-day Symposium was the first step in bringing together the cardiovascular research community across Monash University. Its aim was to initiate a virtual,

Clinical Sciences - Monash Health 13 November, 2019
Dr Greg Moseley and Associate Professor Paul Gooley.

Scientists crack rabies virus weaponry

Researchers from Monash University and the University of Melbourne have found a way to stop the rabies virus shutting down the body’s immune defence against it. In doing so they have solved a key scientific puzzle and have laid the

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 13 November, 2019
Nigerian Oximetry team

Medicine graduate Patrick Walker a passionate advocate for child health

Getting your research published, especially in a prominent journal, is never an easy feat. So when medicine graduate Patrick Walker found out his research had been accepted for publication in the Fetal and Neonatal edition of Archives of Disease

11 November, 2019
L-R Associate Professor Tony Velkov, Professor Philip Thompson, Professor Jian Li, Dr Kade Roberts, Professor Roger Nation

Monash antibiotic drug discovery to be developed in greater Chinese territories

A new polymyxin antibiotic targeting Gram-negative ‘superbug’ infections, developed by scientists at the Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences and the Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI), Monash University, will undergo

News 8 November, 2019
L-R: Dr Adam Morris, Dr Maureen Hagan, Dr Yan Wong, Dr Elizabeth Zavitz and Professor Frank Bremmer.

International visit to strengthen neuroscience techniques

A team of researchers from the Monash BDI's Neuroscience Program recently hosted a visit from Professor Frank Bremmer from Phillips University of Marburg, Germany. Supported by a Monash Networks of Excellence grant, the aim of this visit was to

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 6 November, 2019