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Shift worker

World's largest study into weight loss in shift workers

One and a half million Australians are in shift work roles and their lifestyle makes them at greater risk of cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes when compared with day workers. Shift work interrupts normal eating and sleeping patterns and

Clinical Sciences - Monash Health 23 August, 2019
Lab on a chip

Lab-on-a-chip: the future of drug development technology

A tiny lab the size of a postage stamp could be the next big thing in the search for safer anti-clotting drugs to prevent heart attacks and strokes.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 22 August, 2019
Prof Lei Zhang

Plans for China/Australia sexual health centre gain momentum

The head of the Central Clinical School, Professor Stephen Jane, will visit China next week to discuss plans for a new joint centre researching sexual health, a collaboration between Monash University and Xi'an Jiaotong University

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 22 August, 2019
Students learning about zebra fish in the BLTB.

National Science Week 2019

The Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) celebrated National Science Week with a visit from South Oakleigh Secondary College students on Friday 16 August. The day started with an introduction from Professor John Carroll, Monash BDI

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 21 August, 2019
Caption: L-R (back row) Dr Ann Bohte, Ms Shelley Thirlwell, Ms Ann-Maree Jeffris, Mr Chris Bramich (third row) Dr Anita Barry, Dr Chantal Hoppe, Mr Stephen Thompson, Mr Joel Eliades, Ms Barbara Smith, Ms Danielle West (second row) Professor Rob

Dean’s Awards for Excellence 2019

Members of the Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) have been recognised for their exceptional performance, honours supervision and teaching in the 2019 Dean’s Awards for Excellence.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 20 August, 2019

EduRoam boosts regional student experience

Monash students doing clinical training placements at Victorian regional and rural hospitals who may have struggled to access the health service’s internet can now look forward to high-speed access as EduRoam is rolled out across

Rural Health 20 August, 2019
Kelly Walton

Hormone researcher recognised for outstanding contribution

Reproductive hormones ‘inhibin’, discovered almost a century ago, are established regulators of fertility in males and females. However, their roles outside of the reproductive system are less well understood. Over the past decade,

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 20 August, 2019

A passion for medicine and programing

Jamin Wu isn’t your typical medical student. Not only is he passionate about helping people, he is also very interested in programming and learning the theory behind it.

Medicine 15 August, 2019
Terry O'Brien

Monash professor urges action on epilepsy drugs

The Australian Government’s PBS urgently needs to update prescribing rules governing the use of anti-epileptic drugs that are putting unborn children and doctors at risk, the head of Monash University’s Department of Neuroscience warns

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 15 August, 2019