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Dean's Awards 2020

Outstanding achievements celebrated with annual Dean’s Awards for Excellence

Forty two Monash Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences staff were recognised for their achievements across education, research and professional services with the annual Dean's Awards for Excellence this year.

Medicine Nursing and Health Sciences 17 September, 2020

A new discovery in regenerative medicine

An international collaboration involving Monash University and Duke-NUS researchers have made an unexpected world-first stem cell discovery that may lead to new treatments for placenta complications during pregnancy.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 17 September, 2020

Discovering new bait for the immune system may lead to additional treatments for melanoma

A collaborative study led by Monash University’s Biomedicine Discovery Institute and the Olivia Newton-John Cancer Research Institute (ONJCRI) has uncovered new markers (HLA-associated peptides) that uniquely present on melanoma tumours and

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 17 September, 2020
Deployable Designs to Convert Subacute Hospital Rooms into Pal-care Rooms - Credit Nyein Chan Aung and Thinn Thinn Khine - V2

A design for the end of life: Rethinking palliative care as a home away from home

The death of a family member inspired a rethinking of palliative care to make it more of a home away from home.

Lens 17 September, 2020

COVID-19: The steroids that are helping seriously ill patients survive

Recently, we learnt that COVID-19 can be beaten. For the first time there is an evidence-based treatment for this disease, and it’s a low cost medicine that can be accessed in most places on the planet.

Clinical Sciences - Monash Health 16 September, 2020

Lockdown, daylight saving time, and the impact on health

As some Australian states and territories change over to daylight saving time in October, experts warn of the health and socioeconomic consequences of disrupting our body clocks (circadian rhythm).

Research 16 September, 2020

More say in what to pay? Putting patients in the driver's seat

Delivering high-quality health care with limited funding is increasingly difficult for many GPs. Could the solution be as simple as giving patients more say in what to pay?

Primary and Allied Health Care 16 September, 2020

World's first major study shows delayed MS onset due to pregnancy

A comprehensive international study, led by Monash researchers, has definitively found that pregnancy can delay the onset of multiple sclerosis (MS) by more than 3 years.

Research 15 September, 2020

Novel immune-oncology approach for potential cancer treatment

A research collaboration between Monash University and Lava Therapeutics details a novel immune-oncology approach for the potential treatment of cancer.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 15 September, 2020