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Monash cultivates Tall Poppies

In recognition of their scientific and intellectual excellence, Monash University researchers have taken out four of the ten Victorian Tall Poppy Awards for 2017.

Research

Renowned 2018 Gottschalk Medal awarded to Monash researcher

Outstanding contributions to science have been recognised by the Australian Academy of Science with 18 of Australia’s leading scientists and future superstars receiving prestigious 2018 honorific awards.

Research

The revolutionary ‘single injection’ treatment helping back pain sufferers

There's hope for millions of Australians who suffer from back pain, with scientists discovering a revolutionary treatment that could fix the problem with a single injection.

Research

Wait a minute! Clamping the umbilical cord later saves preterm babies’ lives

Thousands of preterm babies could be saved by waiting 60 seconds before clamping the umbilical cord after birth instead of clamping it immediately.

Clinical Sciences
3D map of molecular scaffold SgK223

3D ‘scaffold’ map to help the search for new cancer treatments

Melbourne researchers have produced the first three-dimensional (3D) map of a molecular ‘scaffold’ called SgK223, known to play a critical role in the development and spread of aggressive breast, colon and pancreatic cancers.&l

Biomedicine Discovery Institute
A/Prof Stephanie Gras being presented with a Georgina Sweet Award by Prof Leann Tilley

Sweet success for Monash scientist

Monash University’s Biomedicine Discovery Institute researcher Associate Professor Stephanie Gras has been honoured with a Georgina Sweet Award for Women in Quantitative Biomedical Science for excellence in the field.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute

Breakthrough in understanding autoimmune disease development

Phospholipids – fat molecules that form the membranes found around cells – are highly abundant, but when it comes to autoimmune diseases, their role has largely been overlooked. Recent research has pointed to a role for lipids

Research
Dr Stephanie Simonds

Research examines oestrogen's protective effect against cardiovascular disease

Dr Stephanie Simonds, a researcher at Monash University’s Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI), has been announced as one of the 2017 L’Oreal UNESCO For Women In Science (FWIS) Australian Fellows.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute