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Heady days: Review charts growth of lung microbiome research

In 2010 scientists reported for the first time that microbiota – the community of microorganisms that includes bacteria – existed in the airways of humans; they were met with disbelief: the healthy lung was thought to be sterile.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 10 September, 2019

Funds a welcome boost to sexual disease research

Central Clinical School researchers at the Melbourne Sexual Health Centre (MSHC) have been awarded more than $6 million in the latest round of NHMRC grants – funds that will go towards researching programs urgently needed to fight rising

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 9 September, 2019

Novel drug may transform epilepsy treatment

Monash University scientists have demonstrated that a novel drug can prevent the development of seizures in an animal model of Temporal Lobe Epilepsy (TLE), the most common type of epilepsy that develops after a brain injury.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 6 September, 2019
A/Prof Piero Perucca

BGRF honours for neurological researchers focussed on patient outcomes

The 2019 Bethlehem Griffiths Research Foundation honours have gone to researchers focussed on patients' quality of life. One, Professor Malcolm Horne, has already contributed a lifetime to improving the lives of patients with neurological

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 6 September, 2019
Gemma Sharp

MAPrc researcher finalist in Bupa Award!

Congratulations Dr Gemma Sharp, one of five national finalists in this year's Bupa Health Foundation Emerging Health Researcher Award!

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 29 August, 2019
Andrew Spencer

Monash researchers a step closer to myeloma blood test

A Monash University team has advanced its research into developing a novel blood test to detect multiple myeloma. The liquid biopsy test also has the potential in the future to give clinicians an indication of how a patient is responding to

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 29 August, 2019
Lab on a chip

Lab-on-a-chip: the future of drug development technology

A tiny lab the size of a postage stamp could be the next big thing in the search for safer anti-clotting drugs to prevent heart attacks and strokes.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 22 August, 2019
Prof Lei Zhang

Plans for China/Australia sexual health centre gain momentum

The head of the Central Clinical School, Professor Stephen Jane, will visit China next week to discuss plans for a new joint centre researching sexual health, a collaboration between Monash University and Xi'an Jiaotong University

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 22 August, 2019
Terry O'Brien

Monash professor urges action on epilepsy drugs

The Australian Government’s PBS urgently needs to update prescribing rules governing the use of anti-epileptic drugs that are putting unborn children and doctors at risk, the head of Monash University’s Department of Neuroscience warns

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 15 August, 2019