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Monash leads country in medical funding

Monash researchers tackling some of the country’s biggest health priorities including cancer, obesity, and superbugs have attracted a record $106 million in medical research funding from the Federal Government for 2017.

Research to tackle the big health problems attracts record funding

Monash University has secured $17 million in the latest round of medical research funding that will fast track projects in areas such as obesity, the ageing brain, hypertension and mental health issues amongst paramedics.

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Enzyme behind immune cell response revealed

Monash University researchers have revealed the role played by an enzyme that is pivotal to the process of clearing infection in the body.

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Partnership promotes new treatments for men’s reproductive health disorders

A visit to Monash University has highlighted how academic partnerships between countries can create innovation with global benefits.

Medicine & health
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Rethink on beta blockers for heart attack survivors who take their other heart medication

Beta blockers were found to offer no additional survival benefit for heart attack survivors who take two other medicines as prescribed, according to a new study involving Monash University’s Centre for Medicine Use and Safety.

Medicine & health
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Preterm babies at risk of developing kidney disease later in life, Monash research finds

Babies born prematurely could be at greater risk of developing kidney disease later in life according to a landmark Monash University study.

Medicine & health

Superbug battle bolstered by major US National Institutes of Health grant

Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) scientists investigating antibiotic-resistant 'superbugs' have secured a highly competitive US National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant to boost their internationally leading research.

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Monash researchers awarded more than $3.65 million for dementia research

Three research teams from the Monash Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences have been awarded a total of over $3.65 million by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).

Medicine & health