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Associate Professor Andrew Wei

New treatment of acute myeloid leukemia achieves remarkable results in a disease formerly with little hope

The prognosis for older patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is poor: very few achieve remission and for those that don’t the option is largely palliative. Every year almost 1000 Australians die of the disease and clinical trials into

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 21 March, 2019
Andrew Wei

World-first trials to test new blood cancer treatment for elderly

Associate Professor Andrew Wei has been awarded a four-year $1.07M NHMRC project grant to conduct research improving outcomes for elderly people with AML.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 13 December, 2018
ACRF launch

Australia’s first dedicated Blood Cancer Therapeutics Centre launched

The Alfred and Monash University have established a dedicated centre for Blood Cancer Therapeutics Research, thanks to a $1.2 million grant from the Australian Cancer Research Foundation (ACRF).

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 26 July, 2018
Donia Moujalled

Developing therapies for the toughest of blood cancers

Congratulations to Dr Donia Moujalled, post-doctoral research fellow, Australian Centre for Blood Diseases (ACBD) on receiving Cancer Council Victoria funding for a project grant as sole chief investigator, valued at $300,000 (for 3 years,

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 24 May, 2018
Andrew Wei

Monash researchers to run world-first leukaemia “platform” trial

A national clinical trial program led by Monash University researchers testing drugs that may help patients with an aggressive form of leukaemia receives a federal government grant of more than $1.5million.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 14 February, 2018
David Curtis

Monash rare disease drug trial gets $1.5 million boost

Monash University researchers will start a national clinical trial into a new treatment for a life-threatening complication that follows bone marrow transplant, thanks to a $1.5 million federal government grant.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 14 February, 2018
Andrew Wei

Funding boost for research on rare cancers and diseases

Congratulations to the medical researchers from The Alfred and Monash University who have scooped more than $5.5million in funding to tackle rare cancers and diseases!

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 6 February, 2018
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Monash’s life-changing medical research supported by new national funding

Monash Medicine Nursing and Health Sciences has attracted major new funding for life-changing medical research projects.

The Medical Research Future Fund is a new funding scheme that supports Australia’s leading medical researchers. Medicine 22 January, 2018

Fiona Brown

Study uncovers protein link in red blood cell development

Researchers at the Australian Centre for Blood Diseases(ACBD) have furthered their work into Dynamin 2 (DNM2) in a paper providing the first evidence that the gene plays a role in developing red blood cells.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 7 December, 2017