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New admissions test announced for future Healthcare students

A group of leading universities in Australia and New Zealand are embarking on an exciting new collaboration with similar universities in the UK.

Education 26 September, 2018

Can aspirin prolong good health? First three ASPREE papers published.

The first three papers arising from the ASPREE study were released this month in NEJM, and the release generated a storm of media interest that kept study leads Professor John McNeil AM and A/Professor Robyn Woods busy for days.

Public Health and Preventive Medicine 24 September, 2018
Dominic Thyagarajan

The rubber hand illusion and deep brain stimulation in Parkinson's disease

Professor Dominic Thyagarajan writes of a study published 14 September 2018 in Nature’s Scientific Reports that enlisted the intriguing Rubber Hand Illusion technique and deep brain stimulation to investigate impaired motor function in

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 20 September, 2018
Research Training Showcase.

Research Training Showcase

Behind every treatment that improves human health is a story of discovery.The inaugural Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) Research Training Showcase offered undergraduate students the opportunity to hear from and engage with

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 19 September, 2018
Ranjana Srivastava

Ranjana Srivastava: An insider’s guide on what it takes to be a doctor

If you’ve ever come across one of Ranjana’s books, her regular columns in The Guardian or heard her talk on the TEDx stage, you’ll know she has been an active voice in the medical community sharing her insights and personal

Medicine 19 September, 2018
Dr Garron Dodd and Dr Anja Knaupp.

Monash BDI ECRs receive publication prizes

Two Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) early career researchers (ECRs) have received Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences Early Career Researcher Publication Prizes for Laboratory Based Research. These prizes are awarded to

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 18 September, 2018
Dr Eliana Marino and Dr Anne Fletcher.

Dynamic program for women in science fires ambitions and hones skills

Two Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) researchers say a new science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine (STEMM) leadership program they are undertaking has put them in contact with “awe-inspiring”,

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 18 September, 2018

Landmark Australian-US study of 19,000 over 70s answers the question: Can Aspirin prolong good health?

Three groundbreaking papers published in today’s New England Journal of Medicine, led by a team of Monash University researchers in Melbourne, reveal the results from a seven-year study of the benefits and risks of a low daily dose of

Public Health and Preventive Medicine 17 September, 2018
L-R: Professor James Whisstock, Dr Daouda Traore, Professor Julian Rood and Dr Vicki Adams.

How bacteria play pass the parcel - and help each other evade antibiotics

Bacteria are very sneaky in their efforts to develop resistance to antibiotics. Some strains of bacteria package up the genetic instructions for how they defend themselves and cause disease, and pass this information on to neighbouring, naïve,

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 13 September, 2018