Saturday, 2 February 2019

Investigation on the effect of side branch pre-dilatation in coronary bifurcation lesions (CBFL)

Mourushi Isa at TCT conference
SCS BMedSc(Hons) student Ms Mourushi Isa recently presented her research project on "the effect of side branch pre-dilatation in coronary bifurcation lesions (CBFL)", at the prestigious TCT conference in San Diego, amidst a number of leaders in the field of cardiology from all over the world.

Wednesday, 30 January 2019

Information Session: Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP) Research Grants and Fellowships

The Faculty is holding an information session on Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP) Research Grants and Fellowships.
Date: Wednesday 13 February 2019 10:00-11:00am
Venue: M3, 37 Rainforest Walk, Clayton
The session will be split into two sections - You are welcome to attend one or both.
Part 1 - 10:00-10:30 - Overview and Program Grants -  Prof Mike Ryan
Part 2 - 10:30-10:50 - Fellowships - A/Prof Michelle Dunstone

HFSP Research grants (Program and Young Investigators) are now open with minimum data due on 18 March 2019. HFSP 2020 Fellowships will open later on in the year.

Please register your attendance here.

Tuesday, 29 January 2019

Information session: Monash Research Future Fund

Date: 7 February 2019 3:30-4:30pm
MHTP, Translational Research Facility, Seminar Room 3

The Medical Research Future Fund is new and might need some explaining. During February, Monash Partners is holding sessions to provide our partner health services, clinicians and researchers, with more in depth information about the MRFF, and the multiple funding opportunities currently open and forecast.

PhD Mid-candidature review seminar: Mr Edmond Kwan

Date: 7 February 2019 10:30am-12:00pm
Venue: Level 6 Meeting Room, MHTP Translational Research Facility

Presentation title:
Androgen receptor variants: predictive and prognostic biomarkers, and overcoming treatment resistance in advanced prostate cancer

PhD Mid-candidature review - Dr Hanh Nguyen

Date: 4 February 2019 2:30-4:00pm
Venue: Level 4 Block E, Large Meeting Room, Monash Medical Centre

Thesis title: Determinants of skeletal fragility in under-served populations

Information session on Coupa (University's new purchasing software)

An information session about the University's new purchasing software, Coupa, has been organised for MMC. It will held on Wednesday 30 January, at 11:30-12:30, in the E block level 5 Medicine seminar room.

Welcome Back Sausage Sizzle

Professor Eric Morand and Professor Elizabeth Hartland would like to welcome everyone back to work for 2019 with a joint SCS-Hudson sausage sizzle on Thursday 31 January from 12:00 - 1:00 pm. The location will be the garden area outside the gymnasium, near the TRF bridge to the hospital.

Registration link

Please note: Registration is essential for catering purposes.

Presentation: Data Sharing in Clinical Trials

Jeffrey M. Drazen
Monash Lung & Sleep Monash Health in conjunction with the Department of Medicine/School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health, Monash University is delighted to present a presentation by Editor-in-Chief: Jeffrey M. Drazen MD - The New England Journal of Medicine:

Clinical Registry Stata Workshop

The Registry Sciences Unit (RSU) based within the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University is running a two-day workshop titled "Clinical Registry Data Analysis Using Stata" in Sydney.

Updated G1 Template for ARC Discovery Project (DP20) Applications

Please refer to the updated G1 template for DP20 applications, as the MRO discovered that the template they had previously circulated contained a few errors.

If you have any questions, please contact

Mbrace Network Launch

Professor Christina Mitchell, Dean, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences invites you to attend the launch of Mbrace, a program to support staff who are impacted by serious illness or disability.
  • Date: Thursday, 21 February 2019
  • Venue: Monash Club, 32 Exhibition Walk, Clayton campus
  • Time: 9.30am (for a 10.00am start) to 12.00pm

Fulbright scholarship opens doors for Monash University MBBS graduate

Dr Edward Cliff
School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health, Monash University MBBS(Hons) graduate with a BMedSc(Hons) as a visiting student at the University of Oxford, Dr Edward Cliff has been awarded a prestigious Fulbright Scholarship, hoping to undertake studies in public health and policy at Harvard University.

MMC/MCH Site Alert: Fregon Reserve Public Car Park Closure

What is happening?
  • Monash City Council is upgrading the shared footpaths along Browns Road
  • The Fregon Reserve Public Car Park will be closed whilst works are completed in the vicinity

2019 Midsumma Pride March!

Pride March recognises and celebrates Victoria's LGBTIQ community as part of the iconic Midsumma festival, Melbourne’s annual Queer celebration.  All Monash students and staff are invited to march with us on Sunday 3 February 2019 11:00am - 1:00pm, Ian Johnson Oval, Cnr Lakeside Drive & Fitzroy Street, St Kilda.

Call for Expressions of Interest - New Graduate Research Industry Partnerships (GRIPs) for 2020

MGRO are now inviting Expressions of Interest for new GRIPs for 2020 commencement. Further information as follows is available on the MGRO intranet:
  • GRIP Planning guidelines (including timeline associated with this round of EOIs and formal applications)
  • New GRIP - Expression of Interest form

Monash research changing emergency intubation of critically ill children

Professor Simon Craig
Monash Health Paediatric Emergency Physician and Monash University Adjunct Clinical Professor Simon Craig is one of a team of chief investigators who were awarded NHMRC funding to undertake two new paediatric multi-centre studies through the Paediatric Research in Emergency Departments International Collaborative (PREDICT) Network.

Monash research investigating lupus in Indigenous Australians

Dr Fabien Vincent

School of Clinical Sciences’ researcher Dr Fabien Vincent is the recipient of the Rebecca L. Cooper Medical Research Foundation Project Grant, enabling vital research into lupus.

OHS matters: SARAH hazard and incident reporting is now available on your mobile device! and Property Division announces its recent acquisition of the pocketSafety app which can be used for SARAH hazard and incident reporting. The app can be downloaded free from the app store for iPhone or Android devices and will assist in reporting hazards or incidents when you are on-the-go.

Congratulations to Prof Thanh Phan on receiving Agency for Clinical Innovation Research Grant

Prof Thanh Phan
Congratulations to Prof Thanh Phan on receiving a $30,000 Agency for Clinical Innovation Research Grant.  He has been granted the award for "Googling centers for endovascular clot retrieval in New South Wales geospatial modeling and optimization analysis".