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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

NHMRC Excellence Award success for Monash

It was a great night for Monash Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences in Canberra on Wednesday 27 June. Twenty of Australia’s finest health and medical researchers were honoured at the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)

Medicine 3 July, 2018
Dr Eliana Marino.

Clinical trials to begin for Type 1 diabetes dietary supplement

Clinical trials will soon begin on a possible treatment for Type 1 diabetes. Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute’s (BDI) Dr Eliana Marino leads a team of researchers exploring

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 2 July, 2018
Trish Peel

Congratulations to Dr Trish Peel on her NHMRC award!

Congratulations to Dr Trisha Peel, one of four Monash researchers who have been honoured with awards from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) for Research Excellence.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 29 June, 2018
Thunderstorm asthma

Study showing hayfever tablet stops thunderstorm asthma packs a punch

Trials conducted by Monash University scientists have shown that a tablet dissolved under the tongue – sublingually – may help safeguard seasonal allergic rhinitis (spring hayfever) sufferers against the effects of thunderstorm asthma.

Clinical Sciences - Monash Health 28 June, 2018
O'Brien lab 2018

Monash-Alfred's Department of Neuroscience rising star

In late August a new force in Australian neuroscience will be officially launched - Monash University’s Department of Neuroscience will be the only department of its kind in an Australian university.

Clinical Sciences - Monash Health 28 June, 2018