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Lisa Walter

Simple therapy could help children with obstructive sleep apnoea

Changing sleeping positions in pre-school aged children with obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) could improve their learning, behaviour and cardiovascular outcomes.

Clinical Sciences 31 October, 2017
Helena Teede

Monash professor elected into the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences and awarded a Medical Research Future Fund Practitioner Fellowship

Professor Helena Teede has been inducted into the esteemed Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences (AAHMS) in recognition of her outstanding leadership and  contributions to health and medical science.

Clinical Sciences 31 October, 2017
Jaclyn Pearson

Dr Jaclyn Pearson named L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science 2017 Australian Fellow

Dr Jaclyn Pearson from the Centre for Innate Immunity and Infectious Diseases has been named as a L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science 2017 Australian Fellow.

Clinical Sciences 31 October, 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
Melissa Southey

Major study of genetics of breast cancer provides new clues to susceptibility to the disease

An international collaborative study, including researchers from Monash University are at the forefront of the discovery of seventy-two new genetic variants that predict the risk of developing breast cancer.

Clinical Sciences 31 October, 2017
CID

Centre of Inflammatory Diseases success at ANZSN - a step towards better outcomes for patients with kidney disease

Early career Investigators from the Centre of Inflammatory Diseases made their mark at the recent Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology (ANZSN).

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.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 27 October, 2017
Professor Paul Zimmet AO

Win for diabetes! Paul Zimmet named 2018 Senior Australian of the Year for Victoria

Professor Paul Zimmet AO, Professor of Diabetes at Monash University, has been awarded 2018 Victorian Senior Australian of the Year.

Clinical Sciences 25 October, 2017
Wally Ahmar

Cardiologist Dr Wally Ahmar wins Heart Foundation's Presidents Award

Congratulations to MonashHeart cardiologist Dr Wally Ahmar on winning the Heart Foundation's Presidents Award for "tireless contribution to heart health and the Heart Foundation".

Clinical Sciences 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
Emily Cohen

Congratulations Emily Cohen who recently undertook her thesis defence at Utrecht University

Emily Cohen successfully defended her PhD thesis "From Head to Heart: the effects of fetal growth restriction and preterm birth on the cerebral and systemic circulation" this month in Utrecht.

Clinical Sciences 24 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 in

Research 24 October, 2017
Hashrul Rashid

Award winning MonashHeart research shows valve repositioning is safe for cardiac patients

MonashHeart’s Dr Hashrul Rashid recently recognised with a Monash Health Award for “Improving Healthcare through Clinical Research”.

Clinical Sciences 24 October, 2017
Gareth Gregory

International award and fellowship for Monash haematologist will improve outcomes for lymphoma patients

Monash haematologist Dr Gareth Gregory has been recognised as an international expert in aggressive lymphoma.

Clinical Sciences 24 October, 2017
Kevan Polkinghorne

Internationally renowned nephrologist receives academic promotion at Monash

Nephrologist Kevan Polkinghorne was recently recognised for his clinical and research achievements, receiving an academic promotion at Monash University.

Clinical Sciences 24 October, 2017
VMIA

Monash medical students awarded prestigious VMIAL scholarships

Generous scholarships from Victorian Medical Insurance Agency Ltd (VMIAL) are enabling Monash medical students’ research into autoimmune disease and cervical spine injury.

Clinical Sciences 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 of

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

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 21 October, 2017
Diabetes action

Urgent action required on diabetes, 'the greatest epidemic'

Professor Paul Zimmet, one of the world's leading experts on diabetes, has slammed Australia's use of "60-year-old drugs" as first-line treatments for the disease impacting around two million people.

Clinical Sciences 19 October, 2017