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Medical student, Zak Doherty

Bendigo student tops OSCE class of 2017

When he received an email about his OSCE performance last year, medical student Zak Doherty thought he'd got the highest marks in Bendigo. He'd actually topped the Year 3B cohort.

Rural Health 18 July, 2018
Jimmy Ham

Monash research leads to novel treatment for Keloids

Monash University researchers have discovered the cause, and more importantly, a treatment for benign disfiguring tumours known as Keloids.

Clinical Sciences - Monash Health 17 July, 2018
Monash Medicine, Nursing and Health Science Three Minute Thesis Finalists

Three Minute Thesis Faculty Final celebrates ground-breaking PhD research

From exploring new therapies for treating ovarian cancer to delivering safe water in India, the Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences Three Minute Thesis (3MT) final showcased the high calibre of graduate research being done within the Faculty. Research 17 July, 2018

Atul Malhotra

Treble grant success for Monash doctor saving lives in India

A Royal Australasian College of Physicians’ (RACP) grant will enable expansion of a teaching and research program in maternal and neonatal resuscitation in parts of rural India, potentially saving the lives of hundreds of women and

Clinical Sciences - Monash Health 17 July, 2018
Ashleigh Laird

Monash medical student’s research provides more certainty for neonates with gastro-intestinal abnormalities

Fourth year medical student Ms Ashleigh Laird presented her research into neonatal gastro-intestinal anomalies at the 17th  Fetal Medicine Foundation (FMF) world congress in Athens last month.

Clinical Sciences - Monash Health 17 July, 2018
Adolescent depression

New treatment for adolescent depression recognised with Monash Health Award

A collaborative project between Monash Health and Monash University to improve outcomes for adolescents with depression won the ‘Excellence in Supporting the Mental health and Well-Being of Victorians’ Monash Health Award.

Clinical Sciences - Monash Health 10 July, 2018
Professor Roger Daly and Dr Jiangning Song.

Bioinformatics tool to unearth new pointers to disease

An international collaboration, led by Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) researchers, has developed a novel bioinformatics tool that can expose hidden knowledge in data and potentially reveal mutations associated with specific diseases,

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 10 July, 2018
Vernon Marshall

Pioneer in kidney transplantation recognised in Queen’s Birthday honours

While Vernon Marshall may not be a household name in Australia, his contribution to medical science through his innovative work in kidney transplantation is known around the world.

Clinical Sciences - Monash Health 10 July, 2018
Dr Michael Zhu and Professor Roger Evans.

Oxygen may be crucial to preventing kidney disease after cardiac surgery

Nearly one in three patients having cardiac surgery develop acute kidney injury (AKI) afterwards, greatly increasing the chance of dying in hospital or the risk of developing chronic kidney disease later.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 3 July, 2018