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Bioethics, infectious diseases and the battle between good and evil

Sometimes, improving public health can mean infringing on people’s rights and compromising their interests.

Lens

Fighting mosquito-spread viruses from the inside-out

A global program in which mosquitoes are implanted with a common bacteria is preventing the spread of viruses such as dengue, Zika and chikungunya – and could help tens of millions of people.

Lens

Australia’s highest ranking Pharmacy Faculty flings open its doors for Open Day

Discover why Monash University is ranked second best in the world to study Pharmacy and Pharmacology, and number one in Australia, at our Monash Parkville campus Open Day on Sunday 20 August.

University news
Christian and Reza

Study points to new approach to battling infections

An international study led by researchers at Monash University’ Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) has shone light on the way the Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) hijacks the communication

Medicine & health
No roads

Scientists a step closer to fighting malaria with world-first diagnostic tool

Monash University scientists Associate Professor Bayden Wood and Dr David Perez-Guaita will venture into remote rural areas of Papua New Guinea (PNG) in coming weeks to test a revolutionary new diagnostic tool in the fight against malaria.

Science
Kim Jacobson

How HIV’s evasion tactics could help fight the flu

One vaccine. Lifetime immunity. This is the goal for thousands of researchers tackling one of the world’s most evasive pathogens – human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).

Medicine & health
Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences laboratory

Monash to lead new Medicines Manufacturing Centre

As part of the Victorian Government’s Future Industries initiative, Monash University is to lead the development of a world-class Medicines Manufacturing Innovation Centre (MMIC) it was announced today.

Medicine & health
Malaria liver research

Breakthrough research spearheads highly effective malaria vaccine

Australian research involving Monash University has discovered the secret behind stopping malaria parasites in the liver, uncovering a new vaccine strategy.

Medicine & health
Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) image showing a fossilized foraminifera, by Joan Clark. Foraminifera are single-celled, shelled marine and estuarine-dwelling organisms.

Australia’s research arsenal strengthens with $5 million microscope

A unique $5 million microscope unveiled today at Monash University will strengthen Australia’s arsenal of cutting–edge research instruments. The opening of the FEI Titan Krios cryo-electron microscope at the University’s...

Medicine & health