Treasurer visits Monash, scientists showcase medical innovations
Victorian Government Treasurer, Tim Pallas, recently visited the Monash Technology Precinct at the University’s Clayton campus where he met with the scientists behind the MMIC, an initiative dedicated to strengthening sovereign medicines
Commonwealth government backs MIPS early career researchers
MIPS will be home to two researchers awarded close to $1M in funding through the ARC Discovery Early Career Researcher Award scheme.
Pharmacists addressing the loneliness epidemic
Throughout her 20 years as a community pharmacist, Monash University alumna Jenny Kirschner has played a dual role as medicine expert and patient confidant. Daily interactions with people experiencing loneliness led Ms Kirschner to establish PALS.
Young pharmacist highlights why Australia needs more refugee healthcare workers
Monash University graduate, pharmacist and Afghan refugee, Neik Alizadah, is playing a key role in his local community by helping to explain medicines and prescription information to fellow Afghan refugees when English is a second language.
MIPS researchers receive nearly $3M from ARC Future Fellowships scheme
Three outstanding mid-career researchers and new ARC Future Fellows, Associate Professor Darren Creek, Dr Nicholas Veldhuis and Dr Roey Elnathan have received close to $3M in funding to advance research projects addressing a range of medical needs.
Diet and exercise interventions for pregnant women projected to save Australia’s health budget millions of dollars
Monash researchers have projected that Australia’s health budget would save approximately AUD$807 million over a five-year period if the country’s maternal health services were to offer structured diet and exercise interventions in
Home-grown treatment for COVID-19 receives funding boost
The federal government’s MRFF has invested almost $1 million into progressing Australian research on a combination antiviral therapy to treat COVID-19.
Vale Alan Fincher
Pharmacy alumnus, Mr Alan Fincher (PhC 1962), passed away on 12 June 2022, aged 82. Dr John McEwen PSM, Alan’s lifelong friend and fellow Pharmacy Alum, shared this tribute with us.
Genomics might be the key to primary prevention of cardiovascular disease
Australia’s healthcare resources are limited and, therefore, health interventions and therapeutics need to be shown to be cost-effective before governments and insurers will agree to provide them to, or subsidise them for, healthcare consumers.