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Dr Belinda Henry

Fat a burning topic at scientist’s public lecture

When Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute’s Dr Belinda Henry was recently asked to give a public lecture at the Dunedin Public Art Gallery auditorium, New Zealand, it was a somewhat different proposition to the scientific addresses she is

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 17 July, 2019
Hospital setting

Three year super-sized survey of super bugs

In the first national study of its type in Australia for over 30 years, a study involving Monash University, Deakin University and Avondale College of Higher education has identified that 1 in 10 adult acute inpatients has an infection as a

Nursing and Midwifery 16 July, 2019
Dr Justin W. Adams and Dr Luca Fiorenza.

Maternal secrets of our earliest ancestors unlocked

Extended parental care is considered one of the hallmarks of human evolution. In a stunning new research result published today in Nature, an international team of researchers from Monash and Southern Cross University revealed for the first time

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 16 July, 2019

Work-related mental health conditions: advice for GPs

New Australian clinical practice guideline recommendations to assist GPs with the diagnosis and management of work-related mental health conditions (MHCs) have been released, and are summarised in the Medical Journal of Australia.

Primary and Allied Health Care 15 July, 2019
Julian Smith

Department of Surgery celebrates 50 years

The Department of Surgery in the School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health has celebrated its 50th anniversary with a dinner held at the Monash Club on Friday, 7 June 2019.

Clinical Sciences - Monash Health 15 July, 2019
Sam Cooper

Medicine graduate Sam Cooper helping to improve the lives of resettled refugees

Being able to make a small yet positive impact to those he encounters is what graduate, Sam Cooper, hopes a career in medicine will bring.

Clinical Sciences - Monash Health 15 July, 2019
Professor Roger Daly, Head of the Monash BDI Cancer Program.

Breast cancer research gains welcome boost

Professor Roger Daly, Head of the Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) Cancer Program, has received a major grant from the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) and Love Your Sister Foundation (LYSF).

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 15 July, 2019
Dr Sergey Gorelick and Associate Professor Alex de Marco in front of the PIE-scope.

Introducing the PIE-scope: a microscope enabling targeted in situ structural biology

A novel microscope designed by Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) scientists can dramatically reduce the time it takes scientists to track down molecules of interest within cells for structural characterisation.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 11 July, 2019
Professor Nicole La Gruta, Dr Nathan Croft and Professor Tony Purcell beside the mass spectrometer.

Shining light into the ‘black box’ of influenza may lead to better vaccines

In a paper published in Nature Communications, Professors Nicole La Gruta and Tony Purcell, and Dr Nathan Croft and their teams from the Monash BDI, have revealed, using a mouse model of flu infection, how the immune system ‘presents’

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 8 July, 2019