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L-R: James Hatzinicolaou, Dr Barb Kemp-Harper and Zoe Kropf.

Career edge for pharmacology students

Five students from the Monash BDI's Department of Pharmacology have been offered positions in GlaxoSmithKline’s (GSK) Industry Based Learning (IBL) Program.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 14 December, 2018
Professor Aguilar receiving her Prize.

Recognition for pioneering work in biophysics

Monash BDI's Professor Mibel Aguilar was recently awarded the McAulay-Hope Prize for Original Biophysics by the Australian Society for Biophysics (ASB), in recognition of her pioneeering work in the development of surface plasmon resonance (SPR)

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 14 December, 2018
Eppendorf tubes

Mastering the transition to employment

The Monash BDI Masters course has just graduated its first cohort of students, and is already proving fruitful for its students, with a third of the first wave of graduates gaining research positions within weeks or even days of finishing.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 14 December, 2018
L-R: Professor Anthony Burkitt, Her Excellency, the Honourable Linda Dessau AC, Governor of Victoria and Professor Jamie Rossjohn. Credit: Adrienne Bizzarri Photography.

Professor Jamie Rossjohn awarded Royal Society of Victoria Medal for Excellence

Monash BDI's Professor Jamie Rossjohn has been awarded the distinguished Royal Society of Victoria’s (RSV) Medal for Excellence in Scientific Research in Category II: Biomedical and Health Sciences.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 14 December, 2018
Associate Professor Ana Traven guides the Hon. Greg Hunt MP, Minister for Health, around her lab.

$20 million in NHMRC project grants for Monash BDI researchers

The Hon. Greg Hunt MP, Federal Minister for Health, visited the Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) today to announce more than $500 million in funding through the NHMRC and Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) Clinical Researchers Program

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 12 December, 2018
Driver's hands inside of his truck

More health support needed for Australia’s truck drivers

A new study released by Monash University shows that following work-related injury or disease, Australian truck drivers have significantly more GP consultations and are more likely to undergo surgery than other workers. However, they are less

Public Health and Preventive Medicine 11 December, 2018
Dr Rich Berry with team members Dr Gabby Watson, Felix Deuss and Zhihui Fu.

Putting the brakes on tumour stealth

New research, led by Dr Rich Berry, has shed new light on how some cancers are able to escape our immune system.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 7 December, 2018
Professor Jamie Rossjohn and Professor Charles Mackay

Immunologists top highly cited researcher list

Monash BDI's Professor Jamie Rossjohn and Professor Charles Mackay have each been ranked as a 2018 Highly Cited Researcher in the prestigious list released on Tuesday 27 November by Clarivate Analytics.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 7 December, 2018
End of year celebration group photo

Recognising outstanding achievements and reflecting on 2018

In a packed lecture theatre last Friday, the Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) celebrated the end of another successful year at the Monash BDI Awards for Outstanding Achievement.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 30 November, 2018