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Terry O'Brien

Professor Terry O’Brien receives the Ambassador for Epilepsy award

Congratulations to Professor Terry O’Brien, who has been awarded the Ambassador for Epilepsy Award, for the Australian chapter, from the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE).

Clinical Sciences
Allen Cheng

Bacterial resistance raises doubts about pneumonia antibiotic use

Monash University scientists reviewing an antibiotic commonly used to treat pneumonia have concluded that it may no longer be reliable as a monotherapy for serious infections due to bacterial resistance.

Clinical Sciences
The Longevity List

The Longevity List - answering the big questions about living a healthy, long life

“Modern life is slowly killing us. It’s ruining our chances at a hundred and beyond. We have to do something. But what should be on our longevity list when the health revolution comes?”

Clinical Sciences
Wendy Brown

John Mitchell Crouch Fellowship awarded to Professor Wendy Brown

Congratulations to Professor Wendy Brown, who has been awarded the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) John Mitchell Crouch Fellowship.

Clinical Sciences
2017 Nandurkar group

Rapid measurement of platelet function moves closer to fruition

Monash and RMIT scientists have edged closer to refining a device that will rapidly measure platelet function in the blood of people with von Willebrand's disease (vWD), the most common inherited bleeding disorder in Western populations.

Clinical Sciences
Sin-Ki Ng

Studies show emotion plays role in chronic low back pain

A  review of available data by PhD student Sin-Ki Ng and others at the Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre suggests that emotional and cognitive processes may be the core contributor to Chronic low back pain.

Clinical Sciences

Enzyme finding is good news for vegetarians with bowel disorder

A digestive enzyme supplement may hold the key to improving the symptoms suffered by patients with irritable bowel syndrome when they eat a carbohydrate commonly found in legumes, soy milk and nuts, according to Monash University research

Clinical Sciences
Ritchie Centre

Latest Ritchie Centre success stories

PhD student Madison Paton from The Ritchie Centre participated in the prestigious Australian Academy of Science "Falling Walls Lab Australia Program", an innovative forum for young researchers, last week in Canberra.

Clinical Sciences