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Dr Florian Wiede and Professor Tony Tiganis

Scientists make critical insights into T-cell development

In important fundamental research, Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute researchers have identified a crucial part of the enzyme’s role in early T-cell development, and have shown that decreased levels of this enzyme can lead to the type of T-

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Professor Trevor Lithgow

International award supports collaborative antimicrobial research

Monash University's Professor Trevor Lithgow has been awarded China’s ‘Foreign Expert Award’, given to engage top international talent from around the globe to drive key breakthroughs and advance emerging disciplines.

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Professor Kate Denton

Monash scientist honoured by coveted US award for hypertension research

Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute’s (BDI) Professor Kate Denton has received the highly-regarded Harriet Dustan Award from the American Heart Association’s (AHA) Council for Hypertension Research.

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Dr Tony Velkov and Professor Jian Li

'Superbug' battle bolstered by major US National Institutes of Health grant

Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI)scientists investigating antibiotic-resistant 'superbugs' have secured a highly competitive US National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant to boost their internationally leading research. Led by Professor

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Dr David Stroud from Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute

New genetic analysis approach could improve diagnosis for mitochondrial disease

An international team of scientists, led by researchers at the  Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) and the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI), have shown a new approach to genetic analysis could greatly improve

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Dr Garron Dodd and Professor Tony Tiganis

Revealed: brain ‘switch’ tells body to burn fat after a meal

Scientists at Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute have found a mechanism by which the brain coordinates feeding with energy expenditure, solving a puzzle that has previously eluded researchers and offering a potential novel target for the

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From left to right: Dr Andrew Major, Dr Claire Hirst and Associate Professor Craig Smith

Discovery of why emus are grounded takes flight

Research led by Associate Professor Craig Smith, a group leader at the Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute, has helped solve the mystery of how emus became flightless, identifying a gene involved in the development and evolution of bird wings.

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Professor Anton Peleg

NHMRC fellowship to help Professor tackle antimicrobial resistant infections

Professor Anton Peleg, a Group Leader from the Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute(BDI) and also the Director of the Department of Infectious Diseases at the Alfred Hospital and Monash University, has received a highly competitive Practitioner

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