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VR for pain management

Virtual reality world first helps pregnant women cope with painful procedure

A Monash University trial has shown the promising potential of virtual reality to help women cope with pain during a common procedure to reposition their breech baby in preparation for delivery.

Clinical Sciences - Monash Health 3 April, 2019
Monash BDI's Dr Eliana Mariño with Dr Jeremy Barr from the School of Biological Sciences.

Gut Feelings exhibition launch

Did you know that 1-2kgs of your weight is made up of around 38 trillion microbes? Melbourne Museum launched the Gut Feelings exhibition on Friday 15 March, offering visitors a chance to discover helpful gut microbes, walk through the gut tunnel

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 26 March, 2019

Virtual reality hope for pain management in breech baby procedure

A trial has shown that VR can help women better cope during a common procedure to reposition their breech baby.

Lens 05 March, 2019
L-R: James Hatzinicolaou, Dr Barb Kemp-Harper and Zoe Kropf.

Career edge for pharmacology students

Five students from the Monash BDI's Department of Pharmacology have been offered positions in GlaxoSmithKline’s (GSK) Industry Based Learning (IBL) Program.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 14 December, 2018
Melissa Southey

Monash to lead a new generation of medical research with the launch of Biobanking Victoria

A brand new Monash University-led initiative, Biobanking Victoria will change the way researchers can translate discoveries into practice at hospitals and via clinical trials, thanks to a $1.5 million funding boost.

Clinical Sciences - Monash Health 30 October, 2018
Professor John Carroll presenting at the Monash BDI All Staff Meeting.

Institute updates and future planning

Professor John Carroll, Director of the Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI), convened an All Staff Meeting on Friday 31 August, offering staff an update on the ongoing research, education and engagement initiatives across the

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 5 September, 2018

My Support Space Launch

On Wednesday 1 August, Monash University welcomed the Assistant Minister for Social Services and Disability Services, the Honourable Jane Prentice MP to officially launch My Support Space -an online resource offering free education and

Primary and Allied Health Care 15 August, 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

TRANSFUSE study is Trial of the Year Finalist

The Australian Clinical Trials Alliance announced their 2018 finalists and winners at an award ceremony on May 16th, and the TRANSFUSE trial, coordinated by the ANZIC-RC at our School, was a finalist for Trial of the Year.  Health

Public Health and Preventive Medicine 29 May, 2018