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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
Ross Dickins

Old cells, new tricks - Monash led study challenges our understanding of leukaemia

Researchers from Monash University have discovered a key reason why acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) is so difficult to treat and therefore cure.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 8 August, 2019

Clot-busting drug may affect stroke patients’ immune system: study

A study by Monash University’s Australian Centre for Blood Diseases (ACBD) into a drug commonly used to remove blot clots in stroke suggests it may weaken the immune system.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 13 June, 2019
Huyen Tran

New Guidelines for Venous Thromboembolism

THE first Australasian guidelines for the diagnosis and management of venous thromboembolism (VTE) have been produced, with a summary published online today by the Medical Journal of Australia.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 21 February, 2019
David Curtis

Scientists take new approach to tackle chemo-evading blood cancer

Professor David Curtis, Central Clinical School, has been funded in the NHMRC grants for his research on the mechanisms behind acute leukaemia's resistance to chemotherapy.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 13 December, 2018
Rob Medcalf

Novel test may transform stroke treatment

A collaboration led by Professor Robert Medcalf, Central Clinical School, backed by NHMRC funding, will develop new drugs to reduce harmful side effects of the current treatment of acute ischaemic stroke (AIS).

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 13 December, 2018
Sarah Luu

Monash medical student’s research reveals possible cause of clots after splenectomy

Monash medical student Ms Sarah Luu was recently recognised for her outstanding research into blood clot risk after surgical removal of the spleen, receiving the prestigious Royal Australasian College of Surgeons’ RC Bennett Prize.

Clinical Sciences - Monash Health 27 November, 2018
Maria Selvadurai

Congratulations to Maria Selvadurai on THANZ medal win!

Congratulations to Maria Selvadurai, winner of the 2018 Thrombosis and Haemostasis society of Australia and New Zealand (THANZ) medal!

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 8 November, 2018