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Monash FH genetic testing

Around the Precinct – 24 February 2022

An Alliance expert is appointed to a state-wide COVID-19 advisory committee; new research into the effects of anti-inflammatory drugs on the kidneys; and how population genetic testing could be a cost-effective way of reducing the risk of heart disease – this week at the Alfred Research Alliance. Monash University – Central Clinical School Monash Uni… Read More

Baker Institute ticker test

Around the Precinct – 17 February 2022

Celebrating women in science, a funding boost for multiple sclerosis research and a program to help tradies reduce their risk of heart disease – this week at the Alfred Research Alliance. Monash University – Central Clinical School Multiple Sclerosis research at Monash funded by MS Australia MS Australia will make an intensive bid to urgently… Read More

Alfred Health world-first cancer treatment

Around the Precinct – 10 February 2022

Last Friday, 4 February, was World Cancer Day, and Alfred Health took the opportunity to profile some of the staff who work on the hospital’s world-leading clinical trials, more than half of which are cancer-related. These clinical trials make it possible to take cutting-edge treatments out of the lab and into clinical practice, like the… Read More

2021 Eric Susman Prize

Around the Precinct – 3 February 2022

A prestigious award for two Monash researchers, social media analysis shines a spotlight on health system stress, and urgent calls for global COVID-19 vaccine equity – this week at the Alfred Research Alliance. Monash University – School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine Monash researchers win prestigious award for contribution to internal medicine Professor Flavia… Read More