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2019 Perucca group

Research into genetics of focal epilepsy wins grant

Congratulations to Associate Professor Piero Perucca, who has been awarded a grant from the Australian Epilepsy Research Fund for his project, "Uncovering the hidden genetics of non-lesional focal epilepsy".

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 24 January, 2020
Consultation with doctor

Upping the ante to tackle early-onset menopause

An online resource has been developed to address a lack of information and awareness about the devastating condition.

Public Health and Preventive Medicine 23 January, 2020

Immune recovery can be precisely measured: Infectious Diseases research wins award

Professor Orla Morrissey's research on precise calibration of immune recovery has been recognised by a Publication of the Year award from the Australian and New Zealand Society for Immunology.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 21 January, 2020

Regional Open Days answer questions about medicine

Secondary school students in rural and regional Victoria thinking about a career in medicine will have the chance to find out about studying at Monash University in March and April.

Rural Health 20 January, 2020
Dr Georg Ramm.

Next generation electron detector builds on microscopy capabilities

A next generation electron detector for our world-leading cryo-electron microscopy facility is amongst the Monash proposals funded by the Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities (LIEF) scheme.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 17 January, 2020

Fish oil supplement could reduce the risk of heart attack or stroke in combination with statins

Australian patients at high risk of stroke and heart attack could benefit from access to a US-approved fish oil supplement in combination with their statin therapy, a new study has found.

Public Health and Preventive Medicine 16 January, 2020
Eric Morand

Breakthrough science provides hope for disease that affects 20,000 young Australian women

On November 13 in Atlanta, Georgia, Monash University Professor Eric Morand announced the results of a Phase 3 trial of a potential new drug that treats the autoimmune disease systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE, or lupus).

Clinical Sciences - Monash Health 15 January, 2020
Buildings in haze of smoke

Bushfire smoke, air quality and the risk to your health

Melbourne is again blanketed in smoke from bushfires, but the health implications from it may not be known for years.

Research 15 January, 2020
Atul Malhotra

Evaluation of world-first study involving stem cells for premature babies with chronic lung disease

Monash University researchers have assessed the long-term outcomes of their world-first study that used placental stem cells in premature babies with severe bronchopulmonary dysplasia, a form of chronic lung disease.

Clinical Sciences - Monash Health 15 January, 2020