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Elizabeth Sigston

Disease of moving parts: examining the puzzle of cancer

“Cancer is not one disease, but many,” says Dr Elizabeth Sigston, a Hudson Institute of Medical Research PhD student, Monash University lecturer and Monash Health ENT surgeon, who specialises in head and neck cancers.

Clinical Sciences 5 December, 2017
Kiri Beilby

Monash scientist to become future global leader of women in STEM

Dr Kiri Beilby from the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology has been accepted into the prestigious Homeward Bound Global Leadership program for women in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics).

Clinical Sciences 5 December, 2017
Kit Fairley

Congratulations to Prof Kit Fairley on ASHA award!

Congratulations to Professor Christopher (Kit) Fairley, Director of the Melbourne Sexual Health Centre (MSHC), who has won the Australasian Sexual Health Alliance (ASHA) Distinguished Services to Sexual Health Award.

Clinical Sciences 29 November, 2017
Lap band surgery

Lap Band study shows positive outcomes for diabetes patients

A Monash University study on the effect of bariatric surgery on obese people with type 2 diabetes has showed that most patients experienced sustained weight loss with nearly a fifth in remission from the disease. Moreover, many patients reported

Clinical Sciences 29 November, 2017
Harshal Nandurkar

Scientists find key to miscarriages in blood clotting disorder

Monash University researchers have potentially shed light on why women with the rare autoimmune disorder Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) are prone to successive pregnancy losses.

Clinical Sciences 29 November, 2017

Monash neonatologist recognised by Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health, UK

Prof Arvind Sehgal appointed as a Fellow of the Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health (United Kingdom).

Clinical Sciences 28 November, 2017
Ali Crichton

Fellowship enables research to improve outcomes for children with brain injury

Clinical neuropsychologist Dr Ali Crichton receives of the School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health (SCS) 2018 Early Career Practitioner Fellowship.

Clinical Sciences 28 November, 2017

Prestigious Fellowship to improve outcomes for patients with autoimmune disease

Senior Research Fellow Dr Joshua Ooi has been awarded the 2017 Al and Val Rosenstrauss Research Fellowship to further his research into ANCA-associated vasculitis, a severe autoimmune disease that can destroy the kidneys and lungs.

Clinical Sciences 28 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

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 students get career head start with GlaxoSmithKline internships

Six third-year Monash Pharmacology students have been offered positions in an industry-based learning (IBL) program with global healthcare company, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK).

Education 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
Idrees Sher

Monash researchers show stem cells help back pain

Neurosurgery research at Monash University focussing on stem cell regeneration to reduce back pain was recognised at the prestigious North American Spine Society annual meeting in Orlando, Florida.

Clinical Sciences 9 November, 2017
Glenn Melvin

Suicide prevention app developed by Monash University a finalist in VicHealth Awards

Dr Glenn Melvin has been named a finalist in the 2017 VicHealth Awards for his development of the suicide prevention app, BeyondNow in collaboration with BeyondBlue.

Clinical Sciences 9 November, 2017
Neuroinflammation research group

Monash neuroinflammation research recognised at national conference

Monash research was recognised recently at the Australian Vascular Biology Soceity (AVBS) conference in Queensland.

Clinical Sciences 9 November, 2017
Robyn Slattery

Congratulations to Prof Robyn Slattery, CCS Education lead

Congratulations to Professor Robyn Slattery who has been appointed as the new Director of Undergraduate (non-MBBS) and Post-graduate Education in the Central Clinical School.

Clinical Sciences 8 November, 2017
Haloom Rafehi

Cancer drug may aid diabetic complications

A new study by Monash University scientists from the Department of Diabetes investigated drug repurposing or repositioning and found a group of such drugs

Clinical Sciences 8 November, 2017
Karen Alt

Congratulations to Central Clinical School NHMRC & MRFF Fellows for 2018!

Congratulations to all National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Fellowship recipients in Central Clinical School (CCS) starting in 2018!

Clinical Sciences 8 November, 2017
Steven Petratos and Jae Lee

Teaching an old molecule new tricks; study a potential game-changer for MS research

Monash University researchers have developed – and patented – a small molecule that holds promise as a drug to help treat diseases affecting motor control, including Multiple Sclerosis (MS).

Clinical Sciences 8 November, 2017
Karen Alt

MRFF grant to boost tumour drug delivery system research

Dr Karen Alt has been awarded one of the Federal Government’s inaugural Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) grants to progress cutting-edge research into a new method of delivering drugs to cancer tumours.

Clinical Sciences 1 November, 2017