26 Jul 2017

Congratulations to Prof Jennifer Wilkinson-Berka on JRDF Research Grant

Prof Wilkinson-Berka (on the right) and
her team received a three-year JDRF
Research Grant
Congratulations to Professor Jennifer Wilkinson-Berka, head of the Retinopathy Laboratory, Department of Diabetes, who has been awarded a three-year JRDF Research Grant.

The grant will enable Prof Wilkinson-Berka and her team including clinicians from Centre for Eye Research Australia (CERA),  to work on a translational project on T cells and diabetic retinopathy.

Congratulation to Durga Mithraprabu on James & Elsie Borrowman Grant

Dr Durga Mitraprabhu has been awarded
a five-year grant from the James & Elsie
Borrowman Research Trust
Congratulations to Dr Durga Mithraprabu, who has been awarded funding for five years from the James and Elsie Borrowman Research Trust (2017-2021). Dr Mithraprabhu, from the Myeloma Research Group, Australian Centre for Blood Diseases received the grant for her project, "Investigating cell-free DNA as a non-invasive diagnostic modality for myeloma". The project will address the need for newer strategies to enable comprehensive mutational characterisation and therapeutic monitoring of multiple myeloma (MM).

Announcing the inaugural Department of Immunology Image of the Year Award

The Department of Immunology and Pathology is proud to announce its inaugural "Image of the Year" award! 

The winning image will be used in Departmental promotional material. All images are eligible: microscope, biochemical, graphical, abstract, transformed, surreal but must be your intellectual property.

Submit your images by email to Kate (kate.york@monash.edu) by 31 August for your chance to win $250. Minimum resolution required is 300dpi.

21 Jul 2017

Translational Research Symposium Speaker Spotlight: Professor Eva Segelov

Professor Eva Segelov
Monash University's 3rd annual Translational Research Symposium is being hosted by its three metropolitan clinical schools on 31 July 2017. The symposium will host a diverse group of medical researchers presenting their work into translational research. RSVP here.

Professor Eva Segelov is the Professor/Director Oncology School of Clinical Sciences and Monash Health.

20 Jul 2017

Event Reminder: Translational Research Symposium, 31 July 2017

Monash University's three heads of its metropolitan based
clinical schools, Prof Eric Morand, Prof Stephen Jane and
 Prof Ian Davis, discuss translational medical research and
 the opportunities it offers for graduate students. Video: 4:31m
The Translational Research Symposium is fast approaching, with just over a week to go!

Central Clinical School is looking forward to welcoming a diverse range of leading researchers to discuss the importance of converting significant scientific findings into clinical practice and everyday medical treatments.

Translational Research skills have become a significant part of life at Monash's three metropolitan clinical schools and this excellent program forms an important part of this.

Central Clinical School is hosting the Translational Research symposium on 31 July 2017. All welcome to hear from top Melbourne-based researchers with national and international collaborations in clinical areas.

Event Details:
Translational Research Symposium
  • Date: Monday 31 July, 2017
  • Time: 8:30 for 9:00am start - 7:00pm close
  • Venue: AMREP Lecture Theatre
  • Cost: Free
  • RSVP here by 26 July 2017
Find out more about the symposium and our speaker program.

See more about what we have to offer in Translational Research:

17 Jul 2017

Translational Research Symposium Speaker Spotlight: Professor Richard Kitching

Prof Richard Kitching
Monash University's 3rd annual Translational Research Symposium is being hosted by its three metropolitan clinical schools on 31 July 2017. The symposium will host a diverse group of medical researchers presenting their work into translational research. RSVP here.

Professor Richard Kitching is a head of the Autoimmune Kidney Disease and Vasculitis research group at Monash School of Clinical Sciences and a leading Nephrologist at Monash Health.

13 Jul 2017

Congratulations to Associate Professor Judy de Haan on Baker Fellowship

A/Prof Judy de Haan
Congratulations to Associate Professor Judy de Haan who has been awarded a five-year Baker Fellowship (2017-2022) by the Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute, where she leads the Oxidative Stress Laboratory.

The Fellowship will enable Associate Professor de Haan to continue her work on diabetic cardiovascular complications.

“My research interests lie in novel approaches to limit oxidative stress and inflammation with an emphasis on host antioxidant defence pathways,” Associate Professor de Haan said. “This fellowship enables me to continue my close relationship with the Department of Diabetes at CCS where I hold an Honorary position.” 

See more about Associate Professor de Haan’s research.
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