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Professor Tom Davis Australian Academy of Science

Researcher from the Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences elected to the Australian National Academy of Science

Professor Thomas Davis has been elected as a Fellow of The Australian National Academy of Science. Professor Davis is an internationally renowned polymer chemist and nanotechnologist.

Professor Chris Porter appointed new Director of MIPS

World-leading pharmaceutical sciences researcher Professor Chris Porter has been appointed Director of the Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (MIPS), effective from 3 April 2017.

Monash-led collaboration lands $1 million to tackle deadly disease

A coalition of researchers from Monash University, the University of Melbourne and The Indian Institute of Chemical Biology has been awarded A$1 million in research funding to develop a new treatment for the disease Leishmaniasis.

MIPS researchers’ world first reveals structure of important drug target

In a paper published today in the influential journal Nature, researchers from the Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (MIPS) at Monash University discuss the use of a novel technique to reveal the structure of an important drug target.

New medicine to prevent mothers dying in childbirth succeeds in first trial in humans

The Monash University Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (MIPS) today announced positive results from a first-in-human study of a new, inhaled form of a medicine that could significantly reduce maternal deaths around the world.

Cholesterol medication not being used to make up for unhealthy lifestyle, study finds

The image of an unhealthy person chowing down on a burger and fries one minute then gobbling anti-cholesterol medication in the hope of atoning for their dietary sins is staple of popular culture. But a new study from Monash University researchers

Professor Arthur Christopoulos recognised by British Pharmacological Society

Professor Arthur Christopoulos has been honoured with the British Pharmacological Society ’s prestigious Gaddum Memorial Award. " /. MIPS’ Professor Arthur Christopoulos has been honoured with the British Pharmacological Society ’s prestigious

Michelle McIntosh awarded Dr John Dixon Hughes Medal for Medical Research Innovation

A/Prof Michelle McIntosh has been jointly awarded the Dr John Dixon Hughes Medal for Medical Research Innovation, alongside Prof. Mark Kendall from the University of Queensland, by the National Foundation for Medical Research and Innovation (NFMRI).