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More than a stripe of paint needed to keep cyclists safe

On-road marked bicycle lanes are not the optimal solution to keeping cyclists safe, new research by Monash University has found.

Medicine & health

Dopamine found to restore motivation in Parkinson's sufferers

Monash University researchers have found evidence that dopamine levels in the brain can help people with Parkinson's disease achieve higher levels of cognitive motivation.

Medicine & health

New Peninsula Health Futures Hub to help deliver better care for vulnerable Australians

Communities on the Peninsula will be the first to see the direct benefit of new research from the Monash Health Futures Hub.

Industry & partnerships

Working day less than a hoot for 'night owls'

Those who go to bed late and then get up later have significantly lower functional connectivity in the brain, slower reaction times, and may struggle with a standard 9-5 work day compared to ‘early risers’.

Medicine & health

GSK puts Monash researcher on Discovery Fast Track

Researchers who have identified potential targets for new medicines for acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) and the autoimmune disease, lupus, have been announced as the two Australian winners of the GSK Discovery Fast Track Challenge.

University news

Blood vessels like a 70 year old: Scientists find cause of fetal growth restriction

Around 5% of babies born in Australia are just a third of the size they should be and suffer lifelong health complications as part of a condition known as fetal growth restriction (FGR).

Medicine & health

Controlling cell behaviour – how a worm model provides a key

Monash researchers have discovered a mechanism regulating WNT - a crucial protein that controls cell behaviour.

Medicine & health

Monash University receives funding from Janssen in global health to help save mothers’ lives

Monash University today announced that it will receive funding from Janssen Pharmaceutica N.V, one of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, to fund a series of scientific experiments to be undertaken by Monash University

Medicine & health