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2018 MHTP Research Symposium success

This year’s MHTP Research Symposium was an overwhelming success with more than 220 posters submitted and displayed throughout Monash Medical Centre, the Monash Children’s Hospital and the Translational Research Facility.

Clinical Sciences - Monash Health 13 November, 2018
Julian Smith

Professor Julian Smith appointed Editor-in-Chief of ANZ Journal of Surgery

Professor Julian Smith, Head of Department of Surgery at the School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health has been appointed the new Editor-in-Chief of the prestigious ANZ Journal of Surgery.

Clinical Sciences - Monash Health 13 November, 2018
Vera Golder

Defining a low disease activity state in lupus will lead to improved outcomes for patients

School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health lecturer and PhD candidate Dr Vera Golder was given the highest accolade at last month’s American College of Rheumatology scientific meeting in Chicago, presenting her ground-breaking research

Clinical Sciences - Monash Health 13 November, 2018
Ranjana Srivastava

Monash University researcher and oncologist nominated for Walkley

Associate Professor Ranjana Srivastava from Monash University’s School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health, nominated for a prestigious Walkley Award for Excellence in Journalism.

Clinical Sciences - Monash Health 13 November, 2018
NDIS

NDIS funding decision prevents successful parenting program take-up by stressed parents

A parenting program that brings benefits for parents and children with developmental disabilities will become unavailable for most families under the National Disability Insurance Scheme, says a new research report.

Clinical Sciences - Monash Health 30 October, 2018
Nitesh Nerlekar

Monash research into ‘fat factories’ in the heart sheds light on the risk factors for heart attack

MonashHeart cardiologist and Monash University PhD candidate Dr Nitesh Nerlekar has discovered that otherwise-healthy people with a low BMI may be unaware of dangerous fats on their hearts, potentially affecting their heart health.

Clinical Sciences - Monash Health 30 October, 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
Amanda Thrift

The burden of stroke—banning smoking under 25 years could save millions of lives every year

This month, in a landmark issue of The Lancet devoted to stroke, authors of a paper discuss radical new ways to prevent stroke worldwide including options such as banning smoking in people under 21.

Clinical Sciences - Monash Health 30 October, 2018
Marsland group

Allergies & asthma in young children under the microscope

An immunologist studying allergies in young children in Switzerland, and in particular the onset of the asthma, has been lured to Melbourne to continue his ground-breaking research at Monash University.

Clinical Sciences - Monash Health 24 October, 2018