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Jake Shortt

Monash research into myeloma receives generous donation

A generous donation by a former myeloma patient will directly fund research into the disease at the Monash Health TranslationPrecinct.

Clinical Sciences 12 September, 2017
Don Bowden

Renowned Monash medical graduate and haematologist retires

After over 45 years of devotion and service to the academic and medical fields Professor Don Bowden has announced his retirement.

Clinical Sciences 12 September, 2017
Pasquale Fedele

Monash study identifies new high-risk group in multiple myeloma, allowing clinicians to intervene early to improve patient outcomes

Early treatment response of newly diagnosed multiple myeloma patients should direct future therapy decisions, according to latest research at Monash University.

Clinical Sciences 12 September, 2017
Aaron Wong

Monash Imaging research in bone trauma receives top award

Monash Imaging radiology registrar Dr Aaron J Wong was recognised for his clinical research in bone trauma, receiving the top award at The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANCZR) Victorian branch trainee presentation even

Clinical Sciences 11 September, 2017
Professor Mary Jane Black

Preterm babies at risk of developing kidney disease later in life, Monash research finds

How healthy we are in adulthood is, in many ways, determined while we are still in the womb. Babies born prematurely could be at greater risk of developing kidney disease later in life according to a landmark study investigating the impacts of pre

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 8 September, 2017
Professor Michael Morgan, Dr Lucie Joschko, Dr Mike McDonald, Dr Caroline Gurvich, Professor John Carroll, Dr Aldeida Aleti, Dr Susie Ho

Athena SWAN is making a positive impact on gender equity

Last Tuesday, as part of Diversity and Inclusion Week, the Monash University Athena SWAN Self-Assessment Team shared its prel

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 7 September, 2017
Daniella Brasacchio

Monash researcher receives 2017 Pink Hope Outreach Ambassadors Award

Monash University researcher Dr Daniella Brasacchio has received the 2017 Pink Hope Outreach Ambassadors Award in recognition of her scientific and public advocacy work, raising awareness of hereditary breast and ovarian cancer.

Clinical Sciences 5 September, 2017

2017 Dean’s Awards for Excellence

The talent and dedication of outstanding members of the Faculty are recognised through the Dean’s Awards for Excellence.

Medicine 31 August, 2017
Immunotherapy: looking for ways to enhance the immune system. Picture: Prima BioMed

Prima Biomed and Monash University receive funding grant for LAG-3 research project

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - Prima BioMed Ltd (ASX: PRR; NASDAQ: PBMD) (“Prima” or the “Company”) announces that the Australian Research Council (ARC) has awarded Prima and research partner Monash University a A$360,

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 31 August, 2017
Paul Myles

Professor Paul Myles receives Excellence in Research award

Congratulations to Professor Paul Myles, who has been awarded the Excellence in Research Award from the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)!

Clinical Sciences 30 August, 2017
Associate Professor Helen Abud and Associate Professor Paul McMurrick

Bowel cancer ‘organoids’ research boosted by $300k grant

A generous philanthropic grant from The Collie Foundation will boost ground-breaking clinical and translational bowel cancer research being undertaken by a Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute and Cabrini Health collaborative team.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 29 August, 2017
Bidirectional cannula

Monash innovation will save limbs and lives

A ‘bidirectional cannula’ device has been developed by three Monash University and Monash Health researchers/clinicians.

Clinical Sciences 29 August, 2017
Mouse miotic spindle showing chromosomes (blue) and spindle (red)

Protein discovery may boost egg quality and increase chances of a healthy pregnancy

Monash researchers have found the loss of a particular protein may be crucial in understanding why the eggs of some women fail to fertilise or, when they do, have a greater incidence of chromosomal abnormalities such as Down’s Syndrome.&

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 29 August, 2017
Diabetes lab

An Australian first: Monash launches new Diabetes Department

Monash University will today officially launch its new Department of Diabetes – the first and only university department in Australia dedicated to the disease.

Clinical Sciences 23 August, 2017

Smartphone apps - memory aids for people with brain injuries

During Brain Injury Awareness Week, new research has emerged from Monash University showing that smartphone apps may actually help people with memory impairment from brain injuries, debunking earlier concerns that technology makes our brain&rs

Research 22 August, 2017
The Monash team (from left to right): Dr Kade Roberts, Dr Tony Velkov, Professor Jian Li, Professor Roger Nation (and Associate Professor Philip Thompson, absent due to business travel)

Monash scientists gain multimillion-dollar NIH grant for ‘superbug’ drug discovery program

A world-leading team, led by Professor Jian Li from the Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI), has been awarded a multi-million dollar grant by the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) to further its pioneering work on drug disco

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 22 August, 2017

Monash research team trialling virtual reality to help children during medical procedures

Monash University and Monash Children’s Hospital researchers are conducting the world’s largest study of virtual reality headsets to improve the experience of children undergoing needle procedures.

Medicine 22 August, 2017
Eric Chow

2017 Dean's Awards for Excellence: Congratulations to Dr Eric Chow!

Congratulations to Dr Eric Chow who has won the 2017 Dean's Award for Excellence in Research (Early Career)!

Clinical Sciences 16 August, 2017

Closing in on an optimal molecule for kidney injury

Scientists in the Vascular Biology Group, Australian Centre for Blood Diseases, have refined a designer molecule that offers protection against IRI in research that may have translational significance to kidney transplantation.

Clinical Sciences 16 August, 2017
Judy de Haan

Why researching antioxidants matters

Associate Professor Judy de Haan, who heads the Oxidative Stress Laboratory at the Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute and holds an Honorary position at CCS, was recently awarded a five-year Baker Fellowship. She brings us up-to-date with the lab&a

Clinical Sciences 16 August, 2017