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C K Yao

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
Four health care workers with Rwandan children

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 20 February, 2020
Glioblastoma

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
Dr Zane Andrews

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
Fabrizzio Horta

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
Associate Professor Meredith O'Keeffe

Overseas grant pivotal to scientist’s immune therapy project

Expertise, 20 years of experience in her field and a left-of-field idea have helped Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) Associate Professor Meredith O’Keeffe gain a $500,000 Worldwide Cancer Research grant.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 17 February, 2020
Image: people on subway in facemasks

What exactly is the coronavirus?

Coronavirus infections are grown and crossing geographic borders. But what are they? And should we be worried?

14 February, 2020
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Cracking the code for hookworm infestation

Hookworms infect nearly 700 million people in the world - our researchs have uncovered a key way these pests invade the immune system, providing new hope for a vaccine.

14 February, 2020