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Monash’s life-changing medical research supported by new national funding

Monash Medicine Nursing and Health Sciences has attracted major new funding for life-changing medical research projects.The Medical Research Future Fund is a new funding scheme that supports Australia’s leading medical

Medicine 22 January, 2018
Simon Craig

Setting the priorities for paediatric emergency medicine research

A large collaborative study of paediatric emergency researchers has identified asthma management, emergency intubation, imaging of suspected cervical spine injuries and management of sepsis as priority areas for future multicentre research.

Clinical Sciences 17 January, 2018
Diana Egerton-Warburton

Alcohol-related harm taking a toll in hospital emergency departments—more than half a million admissions each year

A world-first research study investigating the burden of alcohol harm has revealed that almost one in ten presentations to hospital emergency departments is alcohol-related.

Clinical Sciences 17 January, 2018
Professor Jamie Rossjohn

Monash extends collaboration with Janssen on psoriasis prevention

Monash University announced an extension of its collaboration with Janssen Biotech, Inc., one of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, where researchers will investigate triggers of the immune-mediated disease, psorias

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 8 January, 2018
From L-R:Dr Jasmine Li, Professor Stephen J Turner, Dr Moshe Olshansky, Dr Brendan Russ.

Key to immune system’s memory revealed

Monash BDI scientists have defined a novel molecular ‘blueprint’ that plays a pivotal part in the immune system’s ability to fight disease by ‘remembering’ infections.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 20 December, 2017

Monash University to spearhead life-saving research at Australia’s first dedicated heart hospital

Monash University today welcomed the news that the Victoria State Government has delivered on its promise to fund Australia’s first standalone, dedicated heart hospital, the Victorian Heart Hospital.

Victorian Heart Hospital 18 December, 2017

Suite of Monash papers shed light on decade-long stem cell mystery

A series of studies led by Monash University researcher Associate Professor Jose Polo have this week shed light on vital, yet previously unclear, aspects of cell reprogramming.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 8 December, 2017
Fiona Brown

Study uncovers protein link in red blood cell development

Researchers at the Australian Centre for Blood Diseases(ACBD) have furthered their work into Dynamin 2 (DNM2) in a paper providing the first evidence that the gene plays a role in developing red blood cells.

Clinical Sciences 7 December, 2017