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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
Associate Professor Ana Traven guides the Hon. Greg Hunt MP, Minister for Health, around her lab.

$20 million in NHMRC project grants for Monash BDI researchers

The Hon. Greg Hunt MP, Federal Minister for Health, visited the Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) today to announce more than $500 million in funding through the NHMRC and Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) Clinical Researchers Program

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 12 December, 2018
Driver's hands inside of his truck

More health support needed for Australia’s truck drivers

A new study released by Monash University shows that following work-related injury or disease, Australian truck drivers have significantly more GP consultations and are more likely to undergo surgery than other workers. However, they are less

Public Health and Preventive Medicine 11 December, 2018
Dr Rich Berry with team members Dr Gabby Watson, Felix Deuss and Zhihui Fu.

Putting the brakes on tumour stealth

New research, led by Dr Rich Berry, has shed new light on how some cancers are able to escape our immune system.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 7 December, 2018
Professor Jamie Rossjohn and Professor Charles Mackay

Immunologists top highly cited researcher list

Monash BDI's Professor Jamie Rossjohn and Professor Charles Mackay have each been ranked as a 2018 Highly Cited Researcher in the prestigious list released on Tuesday 27 November by Clarivate Analytics.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 7 December, 2018
Dr Wendy Imlach

Recognition for contribution to neuroscience

Dr Wendy Imlach, who heads the Pain Mechanisms Lab in the Monash BDI’s Neuroscience Program, has won the Australasian Neuroscience Society’s (ANS) 2018 AW Campbell Award. The award recognises the best contribution by a member of the

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 6 December, 2018
Ms Hyab Mehari Abraha, PhD student at the Monash BDI.

Fulbright scholarship opens doors for Monash BDI student

A Monash BDI PhD candidate who has won a prestigious Fulbright scholarship will be able to further her research into jaw repair by gaining access to state-of-the-art technology and world-renowned expertise in the field.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 5 December, 2018
Sarah Zaman

Gender gap in cardiology is hurting ALL women

Monash University researcher and MonashHeart interventional cardiologist Dr Sarah Zaman has revealed the extent of the gender and pay gap in her profession, as well as the consequent and significant health implications for women with heart disease

Clinical Sciences - Monash Health 4 December, 2018
Michael Fahey

Monash University’s Fulbright scholar aiming for personalised treatment for cerebral palsy

Associate Professor Michael Fahey from Monash University’s School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health (SCS), has been awarded a prestigious Fulbright scholarship to better understand the neurology and genetics in people affected by

Clinical Sciences - Monash Health 4 December, 2018