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Creating order from disorder: uncovering the origins of protein evolution

There is no life without enzymes. But how did the evolution of these complex molecules get going more than three billion years ago? We describe a new mechanism that may help to understand how order is created from disorder, and the starting points

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Vital Monash medical research attracts $105 million in federal funding

Monash University has been awarded almost $76 million in the latest round of National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) funding.

University news

$38 million to boost research excellence at Monash

Monash University has received close to $38 million in Australian Research Council (ARC) Grants to fund significant research projects in 2019.

Research
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The drug that can put some cancer cells to sleep

Instead of killing the disease – as chemotherapy and radiotherapy do – a new and “lateral” approach to treatment shows great promise.

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Monash to host new centre for women’s sexual and reproductive health in primary care

Monash University will host a new $2.5 million NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in women’s sexual and reproductive health in primary care.

Research

Professor Margaret Gardner AO to take Monash University into the next decade

Monash University Council has resolved to reappoint Professor Margaret Gardner AO for a further term as President and Vice-Chancellor of the University.

University news
Associate Professor Egerton-Warburton

Monash emergency physician and researcher inducted onto Victorian Honour Roll of Women

"Throughout my career, I’ve endeavoured to make a difference for patients and the healthcare system with which they interact."

University news
NHMRC centre and ANZMUSC musculoskeletal clinical trial network

Launch of new national network to reverse the burden of musculoskeletal conditions like arthritis

A new centre that aims to redress the inequity in musculoskeletal research opens today in Melbourne.

Medicine & health
The Lancet reports low back pain as a global health issue

Global burden of low back pain – a consequence of medical negligence and misinformation

A series of groundbreaking papers warns that low back pain is a major health burden globally, and that current treatments are unnecessary and harmful.

Medicine & health