Monday, 12 November 2018

Jennifer Hutchinson 3MT presentation: what makes an embryo stick?

Embryo adhesion is like velcro...but what makes an embryo stick?

Defining a low disease activity state in lupus will lead to improved outcomes for patients

Dr Vera Golder in Chicago
School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health lecturer and PhD candidate Dr Vera Golder was given the highest accolade at last month’s American College of Rheumatology scientific meeting in Chicago, presenting her ground-breaking research into lupus as a plenary presentation.

Monash University researcher and oncologist nominated for Walkley

Associate Professor Ranjana Srivastava
Associate Professor Ranjana Srivastava from Monash University’s School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health has been nominated for a prestigious Walkley Award for Excellence in Journalism.

2018 MHTP Research Symposium success

Prof William Sievert, Prof Eric Morand,
Prof Ian Frazer AC, Prof Paul Hertzog
This year’s MHTP Research Symposium was an overwhelming success.  More than 220 posters were submitted and displayed throughout Monash Medical Centre, the Monash Children’s Hospital and the Translational Research Facility.  For the third consecutive year there were ‘standing room’ only crowds for the keynote speaker.  Professor Ian Frazer AC spoke about the history of papillomavirus and the development of a vaccine.

Professor Julian Smith appointed Editor-in-Chief of ANZ Journal of Surgery

Professor Julian Smith

Professor Julian Smith, Head of Department of Surgery at the School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health has been appointed the new Editor-in-Chief of the prestigious ANZ Journal of Surgery.

Advancing Women’s Research Success Grant program

Applications are now open for the Monash University 2019 Advancing Women’s Research Success Grant program.

NHMRC Investigator Grants - Developing your Research Profile

The new NHMRC Investigator Grant Scheme opens on the 5th December (click here for guidelines). You will find a quick reference guide HERE.

The (Scientific) Path Less Traveled

An unconventional medical research journey toward a possible therapy for cerebral palsy.  Read Tim Moss' article HERE in Scientific American.

MMC Site Alert: Planned Code Yellow -Black Start - Wed Nov 14, 2018

   Monash Medical Centre (MMC) has scheduled the annual Planned Code Yellow “Black Start” emergency power supply exercise for Wednesday November 14, from 7am-8am

Career Opportunity with Centre for Cancer Research (Hudson Institute)

PhD Scholar (Children's Cancer)
Clinical Research Fellowship (Paediatric Oncology)

Publications week ending 9 November 2018

Prevention of stroke: a global perspective. Amanda Thrift et al. published in The Lancet.

Development of the Asia Pacific Lupus Collaboration cohort. Rangi Kandane-Rathnayake et al. published in the International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases.