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Monash Research Fellow wins Pharmacist of the Year Award

The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia SA/NT has presented the 2018 Pharmacist of the Year Award to Dr Janet Sluggett, a Research Fellow at the Centre for Medicine Use and Safety (“CMUS”) at Monash University.

First hormone-free male pill soon to be a reality

A hormone-free male pill may soon become a reality, with Monash scientists moving closer to developing a new combination of oral contraceptive drugs that together block the transport of sperm during ejaculation.

Professor Arthur Christopoulos appointed as Theme Leader Drug Discovery Biology at MIPS

Effective from March 15, 2018, Professor Arthur Christopoulos will become Theme Leader, Drug Discovery Biology, at the Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (MIPS).

Former Dean Dr Geoff Vaughan passes away

Dr Geoffrey Vaughan AO, who was Dean of the Victorian College of Pharmacy (“VCP”) from 1979 to 1986, passed away peacefully on 4 January, 2018. He was aged 84.

University news

Monash University retains #2 world ranking in Pharmacy and Pharmacology

The 2018 QS World University Rankings by Subject, released overnight, have ranked Monash University second in the world for pharmacy and pharmacology. This is a repeat of the 2017 World University rankings, in which Monash also ranked second.

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