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L-R: Michael Bullen, Dr Partha Das and Dr Pratibha Tripathi.

Study reveals factors behind embryonic stem cell state

An international collaboration, led by Monash BDI’s Dr Partha Das, has found for the first time that two new epigenetic regulators, TAF5L and TAF6L, maintain self-renewal of embryonic stem cells. The scientists also found that these

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 18 April, 2019
Associate Professor Renea Taylor and Professor Gail Risbridger.

Monash BDI researchers chosen for dynamic prostate cancer project

Two Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) scientists, Professor Gail Risbridger and Associate Professor Renea Taylor, have joined the newly formed Prostate Cancer Research Alliance (PCRA). Comprising three national research teams, the PCRA

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 17 April, 2019
Eric Morand

Monash welcomes renewed support from Janssen for vital lupus research

A global research effort to improve outcomes for patients with lupus has been accelerated with a major new funding commitment from Janssen Pharmaceutica (Janssen).

Clinical Sciences - Monash Health 15 April, 2019
Professor Paul Myles, Head of Alfred Health's and Monash University's Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine.

Landmark Lancet series reveals poor management of surgery pain key contributor to global opioid crisis

A landmark series in The Lancet, led by Monash University Professor Paul Myles, reveals that a major contributor to the global opioid epidemic is inappropriately managed post-surgery pain that becomes chronic and long-lasting.

Research 12 April, 2019
Diabetic complication

Study finds drug link to harmful diabetic complication

Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is a serious and potentially life-threatening medical condition. It is associated with very high blood glucose levels and insufficient insulin in the blood, which forces the body to burn fat for energy and leads to a

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 11 April, 2019
Anselm Wong - Jenny Mikakos

Dr Anselm Wong awarded the Mollie Holman Medal for 2018

Dr Anselm Wong, a clinical toxicologist and emergency physician with the Department of Medicine, School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health, is the recipient of the 2018 Mollie Holman Medal for excellence in his doctoral studies, and a recent

Clinical Sciences - Monash Health 10 April, 2019
Monash BDI’s Associate Professor Renea Taylor and Professor Roger Daly.

Novel prostate cancer study attracts US funding

A study into prostate cancer by Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) scientists has been recognised with a AUD$1.43 million United States Department of Defense (DOD) Ideas Development Award.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 10 April, 2019
Lower jaw fragment of Meganthropus Unterkieferfragment.

Mysterious ape from Java uncovered

An international team of researchers, involving Dr Luca Fiorenza from the Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI), have identified a fossil ape species from the Senckenberg Hominid Collection. The new species that was initially described as

Research 9 April, 2019
Dr Chris Stubenrauch and Dr Gabby Watson.

Biochemistry Fellowships for ECRs

Two early career researchers (ECRs) from the Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) have received Fellowships from the Australian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB), in recognition of their outstanding work in their field

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 9 April, 2019