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Professor Jamie Rossjohn

Monash extends collaboration with Janssen on psoriasis prevention

Monash University announced an extension of its collaboration with Janssen Biotech, Inc., one of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, where researchers will investigate triggers of the immune-mediated disease, psorias

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 8 January, 2018
From L-R:Dr Jasmine Li, Professor Stephen J Turner, Dr Moshe Olshansky, Dr Brendan Russ.

Key to immune system’s memory revealed

Monash BDI scientists have defined a novel molecular ‘blueprint’ that plays a pivotal part in the immune system’s ability to fight disease by ‘remembering’ infections.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 20 December, 2017

Monash University to spearhead life-saving research at Australia’s first dedicated heart hospital

Monash University today welcomed the news that the Victoria State Government has delivered on its promise to fund Australia’s first standalone, dedicated heart hospital, the Victorian Heart Hospital.

Victorian Heart Hospital 18 December, 2017

Suite of Monash papers shed light on decade-long stem cell mystery

A series of studies led by Monash University researcher Associate Professor Jose Polo have this week shed light on vital, yet previously unclear, aspects of cell reprogramming.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 8 December, 2017
Supervisor connect

MNHS launches online research project hub

Medicine Nursing and Health Sciences has launched an exciting new online platform that makes it easy for talented PhD candidates globally to connect with research supervisors.

Education 5 December, 2017

Renowned 2018 Gottschalk Medal awarded to Monash researcher

Outstanding contributions to science have been recognised by the Australian Academy of Science with 18 of Australia’s leading scientists and future superstars receiving prestigious 2018 honorific awards.

Research 21 November, 2017

Monash cultivates Tall Poppies

In recognition of their scientific and intellectual excellence, Monash University researchers have taken out four of the ten Victorian Tall Poppy Awards for 2017.

Research 21 November, 2017

The revolutionary ‘single injection’ treatment helping back pain sufferers

There's hope for millions of Australians who suffer from back pain, with scientists discovering a revolutionary treatment that could fix the problem with a single injection.

Research 10 November, 2017

Wait a minute! Clamping the umbilical cord later saves preterm babies’ lives

Thousands of preterm babies could be saved by waiting 60 seconds before clamping the umbilical cord after birth instead of clamping it immediately.

Clinical Sciences 31 October, 2017
3D map of molecular scaffold SgK223

3D ‘scaffold’ map to help the search for new cancer treatments

Melbourne researchers have produced the first three-dimensional (3D) map of a molecular ‘scaffold’ called SgK223, known to play a critical role in the development and spread of aggressive breast, colon and pancreatic cancers.&l

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 27 October, 2017

Breakthrough in understanding autoimmune disease development

Phospholipids – fat molecules that form the membranes found around cells – are highly abundant, but when it comes to autoimmune diseases, their role has largely been overlooked. Recent research has pointed to a role for lipids

Research 24 October, 2017
A/Prof Stephanie Gras being presented with a Georgina Sweet Award by Prof Leann Tilley

Sweet success for Monash scientist

Monash University’s Biomedicine Discovery Institute researcher Associate Professor Stephanie Gras has been honoured with a Georgina Sweet Award for Women in Quantitative Biomedical Science for excellence in the field.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 24 October, 2017
Dr Stephanie Simonds

Research examines oestrogen's protective effect against cardiovascular disease

Dr Stephanie Simonds, a researcher at Monash University’s Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI), has been announced as one of the 2017 L’Oreal UNESCO For Women In Science (FWIS) Australian Fellows.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 24 October, 2017
NHMRC fellows

Congratulations to our successful NHMRC Fellows

The latest NHMRC Fellowships awarded to researchers from Monash University’s Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) will help ensure the university remains at the forefront of ground-breaking research that will improve the lives

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 23 October, 2017
Professor Jamie Rossjohn

Monash scientist recognised by Fellowship to Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences

Monash University researcher Professor Jamie Rossjohn has been formally inducted into the Fellowship of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences (AAHMS). Professor Rossjohn, Head of the Infection and Immunity Program at the M

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 21 October, 2017
Dr Iain Hay

Scientists reveal ‘superbug’s’ artillery

Monash University’s Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) researchers have created the first high-resolution structure depicting a crucial part of the ‘superbug’ Pseudomonas aeruginosa, classified by the WHO as having

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 17 October, 2017
Dr Julia Choate

BDI Physiology lecturer gains prestigious national teaching award

Senior Lecturer in Physiology, Dr Julia Choate, has been recognised by a Federal Government award for teaching excellence. Dr Choate was presented with a 2017 Australian Award for University Teaching, a Citation for Outstanding Contributions to St

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 13 October, 2017
Physiology team

Physiology team receives Vice-Chancellor’s Special Commendation

Congratulations to the Physiology Practical Teaching Laboratory Officer Team who have been awarded a Special Commendation Certificate in the 2017 Vice-Chancellor's Awards for Exceptional Performance by Professional Staff – Team Cate

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 11 October, 2017

For data with destiny, track postgraduate careers

A recent study from Deakin University’s Trina Jorre de St Jorre (“Uni graduates told: Sell your employment talents to bosses”, October 2) revealed that university graduates need to market their talents better to prosp

Research 11 October, 2017

Partnership promotes new treatments for men’s reproductive health disorders

A visit to Monash University has highlighted how academic partnerships between countries can create innovation with global benefits.

Research 9 October, 2017