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RAGE

Getting inside the RAGE

Monash researchers have discovered a new way to block the effects of RAGE. No, not the angry (incredible hulk) kind of rage. But it may be just as important.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 13 December, 2018
Vilija Jokubaitis

Monash study to better inform pregnant women with MS

Dr Vilija Jokubaitis will be able to further her current research into MS, prognosis and pregnancy thanks to a $470,000 grant from the NHMRC.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 13 December, 2018
David Curtis

Scientists take new approach to tackle chemo-evading blood cancer

Professor David Curtis, Central Clinical School, has been funded in the NHMRC grants for his research on the mechanisms behind acute leukaemia's resistance to chemotherapy.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 13 December, 2018
Rob Medcalf

Novel test may transform stroke treatment

A collaboration led by Professor Robert Medcalf, Central Clinical School, backed by NHMRC funding, will develop new drugs to reduce harmful side effects of the current treatment of acute ischaemic stroke (AIS).

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 13 December, 2018
David Tarlinton

Funds to help scientists probe mysteries of plasma cells

Professor David Tarlinton’s NHMRC grant will fund research that tackles some of the fundamental questions of B-cell immunology; questions about the cells that produce the antibodies that protect us from infection.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 13 December, 2018
Andrew Stewardson

Project casts net wide to tackle hospital bug spread

The NHMRC-funded project headed by Chief Investigator - A (CIA) Dr Andrew Stewardson will examine patient movements within and between Victorian hospitals, the findings of which may ultimately be used to improve strategies to contain AMR and

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 13 December, 2018
Andrew Wei

World-first trials to test new blood cancer treatment for elderly

Associate Professor Andrew Wei has been awarded a four-year $1.07M NHMRC project grant to conduct research improving outcomes for elderly people with AML.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 13 December, 2018

Study of over 16,000 brain tumours shows no link with mobile phone usage

The Monash Centre for Occupational and Environmental Health’s Dr Geza Benke is a co-author on a major new study that may contribute to the resolution of the persistent public debate: do mobile phones cause brain tumours? With over 90% of

Public Health and Preventive Medicine 13 December, 2018
Professor John McNeil AM and Professor Christina Mitchell, Dean, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

Lifetime Achievement Award for Professor John McNeil AM

Our School was thrilled last week to see our Head of School, Professor John McNeil AM, presented with the David de Kretser Medal and Lifetime Achievement Award by the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences. Established in 2006, the

Public Health and Preventive Medicine 12 December, 2018