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Vincent Cornelisse

Dr Vincent Cornelisse takes out Victorian Premier's Prize for Best Public Health Researcher

Huge congratulations go to Melbourne Sexual Health Centre and Alfred Health researcher Dr Vincent Cornelisse on receiving the Victorian Premier's Prize for Best Public Health Researcher.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 4 April, 2019
Depression

Could magnetic pulses help beat teen depression?

A study showing that repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS) reduced depression and anxiety in young people has pointed to factors suggesting who would be most likely to benefit from the treatment.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 4 April, 2019
Jayashri Kulkarni

Womens Minds Matter

Prof Jayashri Kulkarni has been honoured with a 4-metre high banner currently displayed outside the Malvern Town Hall.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 28 March, 2019
Robyn O'Hehir

Trailblazing scientist gains state honour

The Central Clinical School’s Professor Robyn O'Hehir AO FAHMS has been inducted into the Victorian Honour Roll of Women 2019.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 21 March, 2019
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
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Monash study reveals flawed data influenced WHO oxygen guidelines

A study by a Monash University professor has exposed compromised data that was used by the World Health Organization (WHO) to support its guidelines on administering highly concentrated oxygen to all patients having surgery.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 14 March, 2019
Emma Foster

Studies point to need for better scrutiny of first ever seizures

To PhD candidate Dr Emma Foster, researching the human brain and its mysteries poses a fascinating intellectual challenge. To Dr Foster as a clinician, it means potentially seeing first-hand patients’ lives improved by new ways of managing

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 7 March, 2019
Burns research

Burns researchers make inroads into skin tissue engineering

Monash University scientists and surgeons in the Alfred Hospital’s burns unit have edged closer to their goal of growing full thickness human skin to replace the need for skin grafts with the publication of two recent research papers.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 21 February, 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