More than $25m awarded to Monash researchers for vital medical research

Preventing deaths from cancer, therapies for traumatic brain injury, new models of rehabilitation for stroke and patients on ventilation, and improving quality use of medicines in residential aged care are among projects funded by the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) awarded to Monash University researchers.

Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt announced more than $25M in funding for Monash researchers across all areas of health and medical research, including paediatric cancer, traumatic brain injury, genomics health and stem cell therapies.

Monash Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences has received funding for 12 projects. To see a full list of the projects and recipients, click here.

About Monash University

Monash University is Australia’s largest university with more than 80,000 students. In the 60 years since its foundation, it has developed a reputation for world-leading high-impact research, quality teaching, and inspiring innovation.

With four campuses in Australia and a presence in Malaysia, China, India, Indonesia and Italy, it is one of the most internationalised Australian universities.

As a leading international medical research university with the largest medical faculty in Australia and integration with leading Australian teaching hospitals, we consistently rank in the top 50 universities worldwide for clinical, pre-clinical and health sciences.

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