Monday, 22 October 2018

2019 CSL Limited Centenary Fellowship Recipient Dr Connie Wong

Internationally renowned Professor of Paediatrics joins MHTP

Prof Katrina Williams

The Monash Health Translation Precinct (MHTP) welcomes the appointment of Katrina Williams as Head, Department of Paediatrics, Monash University and Professor of Paediatrics, Monash Children’s Hospital.

CSL Centenary Fellowship will enable Monash research into complications of stroke

Dr Connie Wong from Monash University’s Centre for Inflammatory Diseases has been awarded a highly prestigious AUD$1.25 million, five-year, CSL Centenary Fellowship to further her research into why so many people die from infection following stroke.

Professor Julian Smith recognised internationally for his contribution to surgical education

Professor Julian Smith

Head, Department of Surgery at the School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health Professor Julian Smith was recently recognised for his contribution to surgical education when inducted as a member of the new American College of Surgeons (ACS) Academy of Master Surgeon Educators™. 

Palliative care and staff wellbeing recognised at Victorian Public Healthcare Awards

Associate Professor Peter Poon and his team received the highly regarded Secretary for Health’s Award for improving integration of care for patients with chronic and complex conditions at last week’s Victorian Public Healthcare Awards ceremony.

CEO Award for Monash research into paracetamol overdose


Dr Glenn Begley, Dr Anselm Wong,
Professor Paul Johnson
Monash clinician and researcher Dr Anselm Wong has received the Austin Health CEO Award for Clinical Research for Excellence for his PhD studies that investigated improved management of paracetamol overdose.

Monash medical student uncovers possible cause of a rare heart condition

James Fahey

Final year Monash University medical student James Fahey has shed light on the possible cause of an uncommon but dangerous cardiovascular disease, spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD).

Award winning presentation at international conference

Dr Jun Yang, a Hudson Institute and SCS early-career researcher and Monash Health consultant endocrinologist, was awarded a Best Oral Presentation Prize at the 27th Scientific Meeting of the International Society of Hypertension (ISH) in Beijing, China.

Monash School of Medicine and SCS Quiet Achiever award


Congratulations Dr Arunaz Kumar who received a Monash School of Medicine Award in recognition of excellence and innovation in women's health teaching and interprofessional education.

And the SCS Quiet Achiever Award went to Liza Barbour from the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics.


Attn: Researchers - Find out how to use Pure to record the impact of your research - this Friday 26 Oct, 1pm


MHTP ECR networking event (and your chance at two grants, $10K each), 7 November

Last year's winners Dr Aya Mousa
and Dr Stacey Ellery
DATE:  Wednesday, 7 November  
TIME:  2pm - 5pm
VENUE:  TRF, Level 2, Seminar Room 3

Please register quickly. This event is capped at 40 participants. REGISTER HERE

Clinical Research Fellow/ PhD Scholar – Epidemiology and Clinical Trials- The Ritchie Centre & Monash University Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology


This PhD program is a three-year program in the Epidemiology and Clinical Trials group at the Ritchie Centre, Hudson Institute of Medical Research.

Pfizer's Centers for Therapeutic Innovation CALL FOR PROPOSALS

Pfizer's Centers for Therapeutic Innovation (CTI) offer a unique collaboration opportunity for leading academic centres to partner with Pfizer and rapidly translate novel innovations into new medicines.

PhD Student Feedback Survey


Would you like to have a say in what could be improved for your PhD Training program and the compulsory Hudson seminars? This is your chance to make some changes! 

Walking Bus at MHTP


What is happening?
·         Monash Medical Centre is introducing a Staff Walking Bus
·         The Staff Walking Bus is available now
What is a Staff Walking Bus?

Publications week ending 19 October 2018



Effects of Prone Sleeping on Cerebral Oxygenation in Preterm Infants. Flora Wong et al. published in the Journal of Pediatrics.

Indian doctor couple nominated for Pride of Australia award

A Melbourne-based couple has been nominated for the Pride of Australia Award for helping mothers who experience high-risk births.  Read SBS story here.