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Pioneering lung researchers boost Monash physiotherapy

Central Clinical School (CCS) in partnership with Alfred Health has gained a powerhouse team of researchers in non-pharmacological chronic respiratory disease rehabilitation, making it one of the few specialised sites in the world.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 5 November, 2019

Breakthrough in treatment for brain trauma

Monash University scientists have made a major breakthrough in understanding how our immune system response to head trauma leads to ongoing, long-term health problems.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 30 October, 2019

Landmark Australian study reveals gait is a predictor of dementia

It is estimated that over 436,000 Australians are living with dementia. Globally, a person is diagnosed with dementia every three seconds and there is an urgent need for inexpensive tests that can pick up signs of dementia early.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 30 October, 2019

Using AI to tackle invasive fungal infections

Detecting and managing invasive fungal disease (IFD) is a growing area of clinical importance in hospitals globally – particularly in an era of rising drug resistance – yet surveillance of these infections has proved challenging.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 24 October, 2019

Monash professor recognised by major US medicine academy

Professor Paul Myles, Director of the Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, The Alfred and Monash University, has been honoured by an invitation to become a member of the prestigious US National Academy of Medicine (NAM).

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 21 October, 2019

Discovery may help reduce renal failure in those with diabetic kidney disease

A new discovery has the potential to slow the progression of kidney disease in people with diabetes. A key immune system pathway which causes inflammation can be disrupted by a drug.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 18 October, 2019
2019 Tall Poppy Awards

Monash CCS researchers recognised by Tall Poppy science awards

CCS researchers Associate Professor Anne Abbott and Dr Joseph Doyle have been honoured in the 2019 Victorian Tall Poppy Science Awards from the Australian Institute of Policy and Science.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 17 October, 2019

Monash researchers develop new gene therapy tool

Gene therapy – the insertion of genes into cells to treat disease – holds great potential for conditions such as cardiovascular disease and cancers. Yet efficient and safe delivery of the genes to the right cells remains a significant,

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 11 October, 2019

Monash CCS researcher Professor Jenny Hoy honoured by Academy Fellowship

Congratulations to CCS's Professor Jennifer Hoy, whose body of work has been recognised with her election as Fellow to the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 10 October, 2019