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Monash University to accelerate the development of novel medicine designed to save women’s lives in child birth in collaboration with Janssen

Postpartum haemorrhage (PPH), a condition of excessive blood loss after birth, is the world’s leading cause of maternal mortality, resulting in an estimated 60,000 deaths per year in resource-limited countries. A novel form of oxytocin, an inhalable dry powder that does not require refrigeration, could enable ease of use by frontline health workers, birth attendants and mothers themselves.

MIPS researchers PIK out a new drug target to reduce heart attacks

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Researchers from Monash University’s Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (MIPS) together with other Monash and international collaborators have discovered a new target for drugs that could potentially prevent heart attacks and strokes by preventing clot formations before they can cause irreparable damage.

MIPS researchers shine a light on the gap in national manufacturing capability of COVID vaccine

Monash University researchers have been featured in Australian media outlets as the global race to produce a vaccine against COVID-19 speeds up.

Nutrition breakthrough: Australian scientists mimic the behaviour of cow and human milk fats during digestion

In an important step forward for infant milk substitutes and nutrition, researchers from Monash University’s Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (MIPS) have shown that simple fat mixtures can imitate the behaviour of vastly more complex human and cow milk fats when digested.

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Monash University study shows how potent antimalarial drug kills the malaria parasite

Researchers from Monash University’s Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (MIPS) have discovered that ozonide antimalarials – a new class of antimalarial drugs - initially target the precarious ‘haemoglobin digestion pathway’ to kill malaria parasites.

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