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Joint replacement to cost $5 billion by 2030: study

Knee and hip replacements for osteoarthritis are expected to rise by up to 276 per cent by 2030, costing Australia’s health care system over $5 billion, according to new research.

Public Health and Preventive Medicine 25 February, 2019
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On our way to 50+ Professors

Huge congratulations to all those SPHPM staff who were successful in this year’s round of academic promotions! This latest round saw us add five new Professors to our group, and a fact difficult to miss is that they are all women.

Public Health and Preventive Medicine 18 December, 2018
Dr Tracy Heng.

Cell therapy work recognised in industry deal

A study probing the mechanism behind the immunosuppressive powers of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) has attracted a three-year agreement with an innovative regenerative medicine company.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 7 November, 2018

Landmark study highlights long-term success of weight loss surgery

A 20-year study by Monash University researchers has demonstrated that lap-band surgery provides substantial weight loss to obese people for at least 20 years.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 10 October, 2018
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School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health (SCS) researcher receives Young Investigator Award

Department of Medicine postdoctoral research fellow Dr David Scott has received the prestigious 2017 ESCEO-AgNovos Healthcare Young Investigator Award, and will be presented with his prize at the World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and

Clinical Sciences - Monash Health 20 February, 2017
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Preterm, low birth-weight babies may need new hips in adulthood

Researchers from Monash University have found that low birth weight and preterm birth are linked to increased risk for osteoarthritis-related hip   replacements in adulthood.

Public Health and Preventive Medicine 3 November, 2014
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Monash tops the board for NHMRC funding

Monash University has received $72 million – the largest amount given to a   university in today’s NHMRC project grants funding announcement.

Public Health and Preventive Medicine 17 October, 2014
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Yearly treatment could slow osteoarthritis

Researchers are trialling a once-a-year treatment to slow osteoarthritis.

Led by Monash University Professor Flavia Cicuttini, the researchers are looking at whether medications currently

Research 22 September, 2014