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MIPS and Thermo Fisher announce ‘GPCR Cryo-EM and Drug Design’ collaboration

A new collaboration between MIPS researcher Professor Patrick Sexton’s team and the leading biological cryo-EM biotechnology product development company, Thermo Fisher Scientific, will bring cryo-electron microscopy of G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs) closer to industry scientists.

A/Prof Joe Nicolazzo receives IMPACT grant from FIGHTMND

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FightMND has announced a major funding commitment to advance research into Motor Neurone Disease as the fight to find effective treatments and a cure for the disease continues.

Old fashioned may be the safest bet: Monash researchers find that paracetamol works best for pain relief

Research by the Centre for Medicine Use and Safety at Monash University in collaboration with the Department of Emergency Medicine, Auckland Hospital in New Zealand has found that paracetamol alone is just as effective as combining opioids and over-the-counter painkillers for short-term musculoskeletal injuries.

Monash researchers uncover new potential treatment for diabetes and obesity

  • An international study, led by Monash University, has uncovered an experimental drug that could treat obesity, diabetes and loss of muscle mass in the future.
  • A compound called IC7Fc could improve glucose metabolism and prevent weight gain, early studies show.
  • Type 2 diabetes costs the Australian health care system more than $6 billion annually and affects more than 1.5 million Australians.
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MMIC receives ministerial visit

The Victorian Minister for Jobs, Innovation and Trade Martin Pakula today visited the Medicines Manufacturing Innovation Centre (MMIC) at Monash University, which the Minister’s office described as “…a prime example of how the Labor government is working with industry and research organisations to boost the sector.”

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