Stand for Young Australians
Each February, thousands of people across Australia give up alcohol, sugar or another vice to raise vital funds for young people experiencing serious disadvantage.
The dreaded ‘D’ word: The search for a cure to prevent or delay dementia
If there’s one dreaded word uttered by doctors to rival “cancer”, it’s “dementia”. Patients the world over fear its impacts – the lack of independence; the higher likelihood of ending up in a nursing
Huge funding boost to launch Australia's first collaborative cardiovascular research accelerator
Today Federal Minister for Health, the Hon Greg Hunt MP, announced funding for two new Research Centres through the MTPConnect Targeted Translation Research Accelerator Scheme and the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF).
New data identifies Australians at most risk of missing out on non-COVID healthcare
A national survey of 13,829 Australians has identified risk factors common among people who faced reduced access to healthcare for non-COVID related health problems during physical distancing restrictions pertaining to the pandemic.
Anthony Hew awarded NHMRC postgraduate scholarship
Congratulations to addiction psychiatrist and Monash PhD student, Anthony Hew, who has been awarded an NHMRC postgraduate scholarship for his project Revolutionising System Reform in Mental Health: Addressing Gaps in the System through Big Data and
Team awarded MRFF funding to develop MDMA-assisted therapy to treat AUD and PTSD
Monash University researchers Professor Dan Lubman AM, Dr Shalini Arunogiri and Dr Paul Liknaitzky are part of an interdisciplinary team of researchers awarded over $1.9 million to investigate the efficacy of MDMA-assisted psychological treatment to
3 in 4 people want to ride a bike but are put off by lack of safe lanes
We surveyed over 4,000 Victorians and found more than three-quarters are interested in riding a bike, but only in infrastructure that separates people from cars – such as protected bike lanes.
New study could inform treatment and prevent heart attack in diabetic patients
A new study by researchers at the Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute and Monash University could help inform treatment and prevent serious events like a heart attack or death in diabetic patients at high risk of serious cardiovascular events.