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Monash BDI researchers Professor Ben Kile and Dr Kate McArthur. (Photo credit: Steve Morton)

DNA gets away: scientists catch the rogue molecule that can trigger autoimmunity

A research team has discovered the process – and filmed the actual moment – that can change the body’s response to a dying cell. Importantly – what they call the “Great Escape” moment may one day prove to be

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 23 February, 2018
Professor Colby Zaph

Molecular link uncovered between Vitamin A and intestinal health

New research from Monash University has found a signaling molecule that helps maintain intestinal health in mice. Published in PLoS Pathogens, these findings could provide new ways to fight disease.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 23 February, 2018

Monash study reveals how kidney disease happens

Monash researchers have solved a mystery—revealing how certain immune cells work together to instigate autoimmune kidney disease.

Research 22 February, 2018
Jake Shortt

Monash Health Translation Precinct hosts Myeloma Australia event

Myeloma Australia welcomed over 60 people with myeloma, their families and friends to their "Monash Myeloma Update" last weekend.

20 February, 2018
Ben Mol

World-renowned obstetrician and gynaecologist joins the Monash Health Translation Precinct

The Monash Health Translation Precinct (MHTP) welcomes Ben (Willem) Mol, who started last week as Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Monash University and as Consultant Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Monash Health.

Clinical Sciences 20 February, 2018
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Alumni, staff and supporters recognized with Australian Honours

The talent in our Faculty has not gone unnoticed on Australia Day. Thirteen of our alumni, staff and supporters were recognised for their extraordinary contributions to the fields of medicine, medical education and service to the community.

Medicine 15 February, 2018
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Monash Nursing and Midwifery to develop an Objective Structured Clinical Exams (OSCE) for internationally qualified nurses

Monash Nursing and Midwifery has been appointed by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) to develop an Objective Structured Clinical Exams (OSCE) for internationally qualified nurses.

Nursing and Midwifery 15 February, 2018
David Curtis

Monash rare disease drug trial gets $1.5 million boost

Monash University researchers will start a national clinical trial into a new treatment for a life-threatening complication that follows bone marrow transplant, thanks to a $1.5 million federal government grant.

Clinical Sciences 14 February, 2018