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Atul Malhotra

Congratulations to Dr Atul Malhotra on receiving the ANZNN Neonatal Research Award

Congratulations to Dr Atul Malhotra on receiving the Neonatal Research Award from the Australia New Zealand Neonatal Network(ANZNN), the peak body which collects neonatal outcomes data across ANZ.

Clinical Sciences - Monash Health 19 February, 2019
L-R: Dr Klaudia Budzyn and Dr Ari Pinar.

Capping off 2018 education successes

2018 ended on a high note for the Monash BDI's education team. After the success of their busy schedule of events, programs and awards, the year concluded impressively with a number of achievements.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 19 February, 2019
Monash BDI's Professor Anthony Purcell.

Identification of shared regions of flu viruses provide the solution to an elusive universal vaccine

Monash BDI's Professor Tony Purcell has teamed up with researchers at the Doherty Institute to identify immune cells that can fight all influenza viruses – A, B and C – creating the potential for the development of a world-first

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 19 February, 2019
High fat diet

Monash/Chinese researchers probe high-fat seizure-reducing diet

A high-fat diet used to treat epilepsy in children has become the focus of a newly established collaboration between Monash University’s Department of Neuroscience and Chinese researchers.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 14 February, 2019
Dr Sebastian Scheer and Professor Colby Zaph.

Chemical biology toolbox proves handy in epigenetic exploration

Scientists from the Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI), along with collaborators from the University of Toronto, have revealed a previously unknown use for an anti-cancer therapeutic in the immune system.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 14 February, 2019
PhD students Yan Wang and Tara Scott.

Hypertension awards for PhD students

Two PhD students from the Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute’s (BDI) Department of Pharmacology  were honoured at the High Blood Pressure Research Council of Australia (HBPRCA) meeting late last year.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 13 February, 2019
Monash BDI's Dr Thierry Izoré.

‘Hot bug’ study attracts research grant

Thermobifida fusca,a member of the bacteria family, thrives in temperatures of around 55 degrees Celsius and is commonly found in rotting organic material, such as compost or piles of manure.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 13 February, 2019

Outstanding contributions to health recognised with Australia Day Honours

The extraordinary achievements of the Monash Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences community were formally recognised with Australia Day honours this year.

Research 12 February, 2019
MMI's Dr Juan Nunez-Iglesias.

Monash scientist’s imaging software work earns new fellowship

An unconventional funding scheme co-launched by Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan has homed in on a Monash University scientist and offered to fund his work on imaging software that aids biomedical researchers worldwide.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 12 February, 2019