Tuesday, 4 December 2018

Ishmael Inocencio - working towards better treatments for fetal growth restriction

Ishmael is investigating appropriate treatments to improve fetal growth restriction

Monash University’s Fulbright scholar aiming for personalised treatment for cerebral palsy

Associate Professor Michael Fahey

Associate Professor Michael Fahey from Monash University’s School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health (SCS), has been awarded a prestigious Fulbright scholarship to better understand the neurology and genetics in people affected by cerebral palsy.

Stroke patients to benefit from National Heart Foundation funded research at Monash University

Professor Dominique Cadilhac

Professor Dominique Cadilhac has been awarded a prestigious National Heart Foundation 2018 Vanguard grant and Future Leader Fellowship, enabling her to undertake a comprehensive program of research related to improving stroke care. One major theme includes an assessment of the costs and benefits of the Australian-first Melbourne Mobile Stroke Unit (MSU).

Gender gap in cardiology is hurting ALL women

Dr Sarah Zaman
The frequently reported and persistent gender gap is not limited to Australia’s top companies and board rooms—we still have a long way to go in the health sector, particularly in medical specialisations such as cardiology.

NHMRC Investigator Grant Information Sessions

The new NHMRC Investigator Grant scheme is due to open on 5th December 2018.

MRFF - Keeping Australians Out of Hospital Grant Round Now Open

The Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) Keeping Australians Out of Hospital grant opportunity will support research into evidence-based, implementable and scalable preventive health measures that aim to prevent the development, or promote better management of complex and chronic health conditions, improve quality of life for people with these conditions and keep them out of hospital.    

Researcher/MRO One-2-One Advice Sessions -- DP20, DE20 & LP19 -- January 2019

With the ARC DPs and DECRA on the horizon, you may have questions regarding eligibility, staying clear of the Medical Research Policy, how best to address the selection criteria, or you may need a clarification of the Funding Rules as relevant to your particular scenario.

MMC/MCH Site Alert: BRS Shuttle Bus Late Start Thursday Dec 13

What Is Happening?
·         The shuttle bus to the Browns Road South car park will start its Afternoon run late on Thursday December 13.
·         Normal service start time will resume from Friday December 14.
How Will This Impact Me?
  • Staff who park in the Browns Road South car park will need to walk to and from MMC until the bus commences service from 4:30pm on Thursday December 13.
What About Safety?
·         Take appropriate precautions when walking on public footpaths and roadways, looking to ensure driveways and roads are clear before crossing.
·         Cross any roads at an appropriate location where you will have a good view of oncoming traffic from all directions.
·         Refrain from using any portable audio technology (mobile phone, music player etc.) which may distract you from hearing traffic whilst you are crossing roads or driveways.
How do I get more information?
Further information may be obtained from your Site Management team
·         03 959 44727       Site Management

Recent publications

Exploring the Links Between Common Diseases of Ageing—Osteoporosis, Sarcopenia and Vascular Calcification. Alexander Rodriguez et al. published in Clinical Reviews in Bone and Mineral Metabolism.

Consider Conservative Approach Rather Than Intervening in Moderate to Large Spontaneous Pneumothorax. Diana Egerton-Warburton et al. published in Annals of Emergency Medicine.

Association between serum progesterone concentration in early pregnancy and duration of pregnancy: a cohort study.  Ben Mol et al. published in the Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine.

Simulation Modeling for Psychiatric Service Planning: Protocol for a Mixed-Methods Study. Graham Meadows et al. published in JMIR Research Protocols.

Call for action to address the gender gap in interventional cardiology

Sarah Zaman in The Limbic and tctMD.

The art of giving

Drs Atul Malhotra and Arunaz Kumar featuredin the Indian Weekly.