Centre for Medicine Use and Safety (CMUS)

Centre for Medicine Use and Safety (CMUS)

The Centre for Medicine Use and Safety conducts multidisciplinary research into preventive, acute and chronic care, optimising medication management and patient safety.

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Certara-Monash University Industry Fellowship Program receives funding from MTPConnect

26 October 2017

A successful partnership between Monash University and global drug developer Certara will expand to develop the next generation drug development scientists with new funding announced today from the Medical Technologies and Pharmaceuticals Industry Growth Centre (MTPConnect).

Monash pioneers big data approach to improving use of medicines for people with dementia

Jenni Ilomaki

9 November 2017

Monash University researchers will work with international collaborators to develop a common data model to generate high-quality evidence about the safe and effective prescribing of medicines following heart attack in people with dementia.

Use of multiple medications strongly associated with hospitalisations from aged care facilities

February 2017

Researchers are calling for regular medication reviews for residents after a study has found that residents of aged care facilities who take multiple medications and have complex medication regimens are more likely to be hospitalised than those who don’t.

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

April 2017

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 has revealed that, contrary to both popular belief and some previous international research, this is not necessarily the case – at least in Australia.

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