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New medicine to prevent mothers dying in childbirth succeeds in first trial in humans

The Monash University Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (MIPS) today announced positive results from a first-in-human study of a new, inhaled form of a medicine that could significantly reduce maternal deaths around the world. The results open


A$7 million awarded to Eliminate Dengue Program to combat mosquito-borne viruses

The Eliminate Dengue Program (EDP) led from Monash University has received AUD$7 million from the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) to continue development of its unique defence against mosquito-borne viruses.


Collaboration advances antibiotic research

The Monash Warwick Alliance grew from a shared vision of tackling global challenges with the resources of two ambitious and committed partners. True to this vision, the Alliance continues to support and champion the exchange of ideas and people to

Why we're wasting money on medical tests

Why we’re wasting money on medical tests and how behavioural insights can help

In 2013 and 2014, more than 314,000 CT scans of the lower back were ordered in Australia, most of which showed no abnormalities. In routine cases of low back pain, X-rays and CT scans provide no meaningful information to guide treatment, exposing


Prestigious global financial award for Monash University

At a ceremony at London’s Guildhall this week, Monash University has received international recognition for becoming the first university in the world to raise funds by issuing a climate bond.

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Crocodiles and dolphins evolved similar skulls to catch the same prey: study finds

A new study involving biologists from Monash University Australia has found that despite their very different ancestors, dolphins and crocodiles evolved similarly-shaped skulls to feed on similar prey.


New international collaboration will make ‘online’ shine

Monash University’s School of Psychological Sciences has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with King’s College London, enhancing the prestige of Monash University’s psychology online education offerings, and providing a global pl

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Genetic data

Scientists unlock genetic data to create diets that could be used in the fight against obesity

International research involving a Monash University biologist could be used in the fight against obesity with the discovery that a genome can determine an ideal diet balance with higher satiety value.