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L-R: Karen Chan, Swati Kharoud, Adam Hagg, Dr Kelly Walton, Associate Professor Craig Harrison.

Outstanding reproductive biology and hormone researchers recognised

Researchers from the Monash BDI were recognised for the outstanding work in the fields of reproductive biology and hormone research at the 2019 combined Annual Scientific Meetings for the Endocrine Society of Australia and the Society for

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 29 August, 2019
Kelly Walton

Hormone researcher recognised for outstanding contribution

Reproductive hormones ‘inhibin’, discovered almost a century ago, are established regulators of fertility in males and females. However, their roles outside of the reproductive system are less well understood. Over the past decade,

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 20 August, 2019
fat stigma

Obesity: Rethinking what it means to be fat ... and skinny

What can we do about obesity and all its associated chronic health problems? Professor Michael Cowley says the condition needs to be destigmatised.

Lens 12 August, 2019

Large study shows beneficial role of testosterone for postmenopausal women

Professor Susan Davis, Head of the Women’s Health Research Program at the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, has led a team of researchers who have demonstrated that testosterone supplementation may significantly improve

Public Health and Preventive Medicine 26 July, 2019
Dr Belinda Henry

Fat a burning topic at scientist’s public lecture

When Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute’s Dr Belinda Henry was recently asked to give a public lecture at the Dunedin Public Art Gallery auditorium, New Zealand, it was a somewhat different proposition to the scientific addresses she is

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 17 July, 2019
egg timer

Women's fertility: does 'egg timer' testing work?

The blood test reveals the quantity of eggs women have, not the quality, which declines with age. It's also expensive and can give false low readings.

Lens 17 January, 2019

NHMRC grants support vital research

Research focused on improving treatment following heart attack, genetic testing for glaucoma causing blindness, and better treatments for skeletal disorders are just some of the 52 Monash University research projects to be recognised with major

Medicine 21 August, 2018
Caroline Gurvich

Novel tool to help women navigate perimenopausal depression

Researchers at Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre (MAPrc) have developed a new rating system to help diagnose perimenopausal depression, a relatively neglected area of women’s health.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 26 July, 2018
Dr Stephanie Simonds

Research examines oestrogen's protective effect against cardiovascular disease

Dr Stephanie Simonds, a researcher at Monash University’s Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI), has been announced as one of the 2017 L’Oreal UNESCO For Women In Science (FWIS) Australian Fellows.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 24 October, 2017