Wednesday, 26 June 2019

2019 Bupa Health Foundation Emerging Health Researcher Award

The Bupa Health Foundation is seeking nominations for its 2019 Emerging Health Researcher Award.  Offered once a year, this award recognises the valuable contribution early career researchers (no more than 5 years post PhD) make toward improving health outcomes for all Australians.

ImmuMon 2019 Wrap Up

ImmuMon Committee
On June 7 2019, the inaugural ImmuMon (Immunology at Monash) Symposium was held for early-mid career researchers (EMCR). The aim of this exciting event was to promote scientific exchange and link researchers and PhD students, working in the broader field of Immunology across the four major Immunology hubs of Monash University:

Mary Mansilla wins second place in the 3-Minute Thesis Faculty Final

Mary Mansilla and Deputy Dean,
Academic and Graduate Affairs,
Professor Nellie Georgiou-
Karistianis 
Congratulations to Mary Mansilla, from the Centre for Reproductive Health, for winning second place ($500 prize) at the Monash University 3-Minute Thesis Faculty Final.

Medicine graduate Sam Cooper helping to improve the lives of resettled refugees

Sam Cooper receives the Shaun Summers
award from Dr Anthony White from the
School of Clinical Sciences
Being able to make a small yet positive impact to those he encounters is what graduate, Sam Cooper, hopes a career in medicine will bring. Yet, as the recipient of the 2018 Shaun Summers Award for Medical Student Research, Sam has already shown just how much of an impact he is making – especially to the lives of refugee families in Australia.

MMC/MCH Site Alert UPDATE: Browns Road North Car Park Tree Works

The Monash Health gardening contractor will be attending to high priority tree works throughout the Browns Road North car park which will be completed over a period of approx two weeks.

HISS invites you to Christmas in July

Hudson Institute Student Society (HISS) is hosting a Christmas in July party for all Hudson and Monash SCS students and staff.

Department of Surgery celebrates 50 years

Professor Julian Smith speaking at
the 50 year celebration dinner
The Department of Surgery in the School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health has celebrated its 50th anniversary with a dinner held at the Monash Club on Friday, 7 June 2019. Hosted by Professor Julian Smith, Head of Department of Surgery at SCS and Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Monash Health, the evening was an opportunity to bring together those who have been pivotal in the department’s success since its beginnings.

Publications for 18th June 2019

Maternal allergic asthma during pregnancy alters fetal lung and immune development in sheep: potential mechanisms for programming asthma and allergy.
Wooldridge A L et al published in The Journal of Physiology

Effect of aorto-ventricular angulation on procedural success in transcatheter aortic valve replacements with the Lotus Valve system.
Rashid H N et al published in Catherization Cardiovascular Interventions

Evaluation of an alternative model for the management of clinical risk in an adult acute psychiatric inpatient unit.
Harrington A et al published in International Journal of Mental Health Nursing