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Professor Mibel Aguilar.

National funder appoints Monash BDI scientist to experts’ panel

Congratulations to Professor Mibel Aguilar who has been appointed to the Australian Research Council (ARC) College of Experts.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 12 December, 2019

Congratulations to our NHMRC grant recipients

Monash University was awarded the largest share of the National Health and Medical Research Funding announcements made over the weekend, and researchers from the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine featured heavily.

Public Health and Preventive Medicine 9 December, 2019
Dr Daniel Czech receiving his MSA Teaching Excellence Award.

Dr Daniel Czech honoured as exceptional educator

Monash BDI lecturer Dr Daniel Czech has been recognised for outstanding teaching by those who matter most to him: his students. Dr Czech received the Monash STudent Association MNHS Teaching Excellence Award for his dedication, enthusiasm and

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 9 December, 2019
Caenorhabditis elegans worm with Huntington protein aggregates.

Ancient worm reveals way to destroy toxic proteins in Huntington’s disease

Research led by a the Monash BDI's Associate Professor Roger Pocock has identified a highly conserved mechanism in worms and humans that controls the removal of toxic protein aggregates – hallmarks of neurodegenerative diseases. Insights

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 9 December, 2019

Congratulations to CCS's NHMRC Ideas and CTCS grant winners

Monash University's Central Clinical School researchers have been awarded a total of $12.7 million from the National Health and Medical Research Council across 8 grants (6 Ideas, 2 Clinical Trials and Cohort Studies).

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 7 December, 2019

Researcher awarded $5 million by NHMRC for trial into post-surgery infection drug

A $5.19 million NHMRC Clinical Trials and Cohort Studies (CTCS) grant has been awarded to Prof Paul Myles (CCS/Alfred) to conduct an international trial of a medication that could prevent infections after surgery.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 7 December, 2019
Professor Tony Tiganis.

Supercharging cellular immune therapies to combat solid tumours

Cellular immune therapies are revolutionising cancer treatment and have been especially effective at combating blood cancers; now a team at Monash BDI and Peter Mac, led by Professor Tony Tiganis, may have found a way to extend this therapy to

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 5 December, 2019
Working Group

Indigenous Curriculum Working Group receive VC Award

Congratulations to the Department of Nutrition, Dietetics and Food's Indigenous Curriculum Working Group who received a VC Award for Teaching Excellence at the Vice-Chancellor’s Education Excellence and Research Awards held last week.

Clinical Sciences - Monash Health 4 December, 2019
Dr Erica Tandori, image courtesy of Imaging CoE.

New grant to create biomedicine robotic art

Dr Erica Tandori, artist-in-residence in the Rossjohn lab at the Monash BDI, has been awarded a grant from Creative Victoria to explore new modelling techniques and create biomedicine art sculptures.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 4 December, 2019