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Former Monash BDI PhD student, Dr Jaber Firas.

Tissue conversion research honoured by Vice-Chancellor award

A former Monash BDI student has won a coveted Vice-Chancellor’s Commendation for thesis excellence – one of only five commendations awarded each year across the whole university. Dr Jaber Firas found out last month that he had been

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 21 May, 2019
Activities from the Monash BDI Day of Immunology.

Day of Immunology at the Monash BDI

The International Day of Immunology offers an opportunity to celebrate the immune system and share our love of science with the general public. This year, the Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) invited more than 50 Year 11 students from

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 14 May, 2019
Physiotherapy student Jenna Carr accepts the Kate Scanlon Award at the Monash Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences Student Awards Ceremony.

Student Success Celebrated at Annual Faculty Awards Ceremony

More than 130 Monash students from all health disciplines were recognised for their success on Monday May 6 at the annual student awards ceremony.

Education 13 May, 2019
Students Sian Morgan and Sara Urquhart completed the WIL program in 2018.

Learning on the job

The Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute’s (BDI) first year of undergraduate industry placements were an overwhelming success, with strong engagement from both our biomedical students and industry partners.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 12 March, 2019
Monash BDI PhD student Kate Balka.

Monash Silver Jubilee Postgraduate Research Scholarship success

The 2019 recipient of the Monash Silver Jubilee Postgraduate Research Scholarship is the top ranked applicant in the Monash BDI, Kate Balka. Kate commenced her PhD candidature in mid-February 2019 in the Kile lab where she will focus on the

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 5 March, 2019
Associate Professor Julia Choate.

Otto Hutter Prize for Monash BDI physiologist

Monash BDI's Associate Professor Julia Choate has been awarded the Otto Hutter Prize by The Physiological Society, an international society that brings together thousands of scientists from more than 60 countries.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 5 March, 2019
L-R: Dr Klaudia Budzyn and Dr Ari Pinar.

Capping off 2018 education successes

2018 ended on a high note for the Monash BDI's education team. After the success of their busy schedule of events, programs and awards, the year concluded impressively with a number of achievements.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 19 February, 2019
PhD students Yan Wang and Tara Scott.

Hypertension awards for PhD students

Two PhD students from the Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute’s (BDI) Department of Pharmacology  were honoured at the High Blood Pressure Research Council of Australia (HBPRCA) meeting late last year.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 13 February, 2019

Outstanding contributions to health recognised with Australia Day Honours

The extraordinary achievements of the Monash Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences community were formally recognised with Australia Day honours this year.

Research 12 February, 2019