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Can aspirin prolong good health? First three ASPREE papers published.

The first three papers arising from the ASPREE study were released this month in NEJM, and the release generated a storm of media interest that kept study leads Professor John McNeil AM and A/Professor Robyn Woods busy for days.

Public Health and Preventive Medicine 24 September, 2018
Professor Stephen Nicholls

Monash University welcomes renowned cardiologist to lead Victorian Heart Hospital

World-renowned cardiologist and researcher Stephen Nicholls will join Monash University as Professor of Cardiology and will also lead the new Victorian Heart Hospital (VHH).

Victorian Heart Hospital 24 September, 2018
Dominic Thyagarajan

The rubber hand illusion and deep brain stimulation in Parkinson's disease

Professor Dominic Thyagarajan writes of a study published 14 September 2018 in Nature’s Scientific Reports that enlisted the intriguing Rubber Hand Illusion technique and deep brain stimulation to investigate impaired motor function in

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 20 September, 2018
Ranjana Srivastava

Ranjana Srivastava: An insider’s guide on what it takes to be a doctor

If you’ve ever come across one of Ranjana’s books, her regular columns in The Guardian or heard her talk on the TEDx stage, you’ll know she has been an active voice in the medical community sharing her insights and personal

Medicine 19 September, 2018

Landmark Australian-US study of 19,000 over 70s answers the question: Can Aspirin prolong good health?

Three groundbreaking papers published in today’s New England Journal of Medicine, led by a team of Monash University researchers in Melbourne, reveal the results from a seven-year study of the benefits and risks of a low daily dose of

Public Health and Preventive Medicine 17 September, 2018

Monash neonatologist recognised internationally

Congratulations to Monash University's Professor Arvind Sehgal on his appointment to the Society for Pediatric Research, American Academy of Pediatrics Student Research and House Officer Awards Selection Committee.

Clinical Sciences - Monash Health 12 September, 2018

New recipe book for athletes and health professionals managing gastrointestinal disturbances

A new e-recipe book, Using Food as Medicine: Exercise and the Gut has been released by Monash University’s Department of Nutrition, Dietetics and Food.

Clinical Sciences - Monash Health 12 September, 2018

Three Monash researchers awarded $4 million in grants funding

The federal Health Minister, Greg Hunt, today announced six major medical research grants from the Medical Research Future Fund, three of which were awarded to Monash researchers. The successful Monash scientists are:

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 12 September, 2018

Does having a baby mean your ambitions have to go on hold? Not as far as PhD student Elizabeth Thomas is concerned.

After completing a Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Honours)/Bachelor of Science degree, Elizabeth Thomas developed an interest in genetics but was eager to break the stereotype by stepping outside of the lab environment and experiencing

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 6 September, 2018