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Professor Mibel Aguilar and Dr John Lee beside the newly-developed biosensor technology.

Biosensor technologies to offer more effective approaches to disease treatment

Every cell in our bodies is shaped by its outer coating, or biomembrane. This incredible, naturally created nanostructure wraps the cell in a supportive and protective blanket, allowing the cell to carry out its normal function while also

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 25 May, 2018

Not all fibres are created equally

Diets including fibres found in legumes, garlic and onion may hold the key to a healthier gut according to a study conducted by Monash PhD student, Daniel So.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 24 May, 2018
Donia Moujalled

Developing therapies for the toughest of blood cancers

Congratulations to Dr Donia Moujalled, post-doctoral research fellow, Australian Centre for Blood Diseases (ACBD) on receiving Cancer Council Victoria funding for a project grant as sole chief investigator, valued at $300,000 (for 3 years,

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 24 May, 2018
Tom Karagiannis

Monash scientists join race to reveal diet’s secrets

The Mediterranean diet is one of the most researched, published and consumed diets. It’s been associated with health benefits, helping to fight certain cancers and reducing type 2 diabetes risk. But no one is completely sure why.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 24 May, 2018
Flu heatmap

Flu virus impact: No telling how it will go

With winter approaching and the influenza (flu) season hovering health authorities and others are wondering if this year’s flu season will be a repeat of the deadly one that occurred last year.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 24 May, 2018
Professor Gail Risbridger

Bold move to tackle prostate cancer

Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute’s (BDI) Professor Gail Risbridger has received a United States Department of Defense grant to participate in an ambitious project that aims to eradicate incurable prostate cancer.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 22 May, 2018

MonashHeart research improving outcomes for cardiac patients at risk of stroke

Senior MonashHeart cardiology registrar and Monash University PhD fellow Dr Hashrul Rashid was recognised for his research into thrombosis, receiving the highly competitive Best Oral Abstract Award at TCT Asia Pacific in Seoul last month.

Clinical Sciences - Monash Health 22 May, 2018
Simon Craig

NHMRC grant will support paediatric research into high-flow oxygen therapy

Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor Dr Simon Craig is one of a team of chief investigators who were awarded NHMRC funding to undertake a new multi-centre study.

Clinical Sciences - Monash Health 22 May, 2018