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Findings may boost hay fever therapy

Central Clinical School researchers have found that one antibody in particular, subclass IgG2, could be more important than previously thought in allergen-specific immunotherapy.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 21 February, 2020
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Bendigo staff member awarded military honours

Twenty-five years after she served in Rwanda with the Australian Defence Force with Operation Tamar in 1995, Dr Jo Harding found an unexpected connection in Bendigo. One of the medical students she teaches said her mother had also been there. Dr

Rural Health 21 February, 2020
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Study strengthens link between cleft palate and ancient gene

Monash University scientists have found that Grhl2, part of an ancient gene family called Grainyhead-like (Grhl), plays a critical role in preventing cleft palate in combination with a gene called Zeb1.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 21 February, 2020

New technique for analysing aggressive brain tumour tissue

A Department of Neuroscience PhD student has helped develop a new, cost-effective and reliable method for studying glioblastoma, a devastating brain cancer.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 20 February, 2020
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Congratulations to Dr CK Yao on her Angela McAvoy Research Scholarship

Congratulations to Dr CK Yao, an experienced research dietitian in the Department of Gastroenterology, Monash University, who has been awarded a prestigious three-year scholarship by the Crohn’s & Colitis Australia (CCA) national

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 20 February, 2020
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How food hijacks brain reward systems

Monash BDI's Associate Professor Zane Andrews was recently interviewed on ABC Radio Adelaide, explaining what happens in the brain when you continue eating when full.

In the Press 19 February, 2020
Professor Jamie Rossjohn and Professor Trevor Lithgow,

Top academics open letter on Australia's greenhouse gas emissions

Eighty ARC Laureate Fellows, including the Monahs BDI's Professor Jamie Rossjohn and Professor Trevor Lithgow, have written an open letter declaring an "urgent need for deep cuts" to Australia's greenhouse gas emissions following the current

In the Press 19 February, 2020
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Men also have a ‘biological clock’ that affects IVF success

New research finds older men are less likely to conceive with IVF, independent of their female partner’s age.

Clinical Sciences - Monash Health 19 February, 2020
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Male fertility: The biological clock ticks for men, too, and affects IVF success

Until now we haven’t really talked about male age and its effect on the chances of pregnancy, but it's a crucial component in the fertility puzzle.

Lens 18 February, 2020