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MIPS research discovers new activation process for G protein coupled-receptors

In a paper published today in Science Signaling, researchers from the Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (MIPS) have discovered that G protein coupled receptors (GPCRs) can be activated by ultra-low concentrations of ligand - more than one billion times lower than currently presumed.

Monash researcher awarded prestigious Georgina Sweet Award

Monash Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (FPPS) researcher Doctor Cornelia Landersdorfer has been awarded the 2018 Georgina Sweet Award for Women in Quantitative Biomedical Science.

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.

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.

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World first Monash research unveils a key villain in migraine

In a paper published today in the prestigious journal Nature, researchers from the Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (MIPS) led by Doctor Lynn Liang, Doctor Denise Wootten and Professor Patrick Sexton have solved a key piece of the puzzle surrounding migraine, revealing for the first-time molecular details of one of the key initiators in migraine headaches.

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