30 Mar 2017

Photo of the week: Peninsula Clinical School academic unit

Welcome to our new Academic Unit in Medicine at Peninsula Clinical School! L-R: Professor Velandai Srikanth (Group head), Dr Chris Karayiannis (geriatrician and PhD student), Dr Chris Moran (Geriatrician, NHMRC & ARC Dementia Early Career Research Fellow, and senior lecturer), Associate Professor Richard Beare (Bioinformatics and Imaging), Ms Afton Nido (the group's Executive Assistant), Dr Wei Wang (Biostatistician and senior lecturer. Absent: Dr Nadine Andrew (NHMRC Early Career Fellow, Health Services Research and senior lecturer).

What's on at CCS 3-7 April 2017

Steven Ngo is a PhD student in
ACBD, presenting on 4 April
Central Clinical School (CCS) has regular seminar series and postgraduate presentations. Event notices are posted on the CCS Events calendar.

CCS staff & students can see details of both public and local events (including professional development courses, trade fairs and Graduate Research Student calendars) and deadlines, at the CCS intranet's Announcements page. Various departments have their own calendars.

See CCS seminar index: www.med.monash.edu.au/cecs/events/seminars.html

What's on for 3-7 April 2017

Mon 03/04/2017 12:30 Alfred Psychiatry Grand Round: Adrian Whitehead
Tue 04/04/2017 11:00 PhD Confirmation of candidature seminar: Mr Steven Ngo
Wed 05/04/2017 11:30 PhD Confirmation of candidature: Ms Amy Wilson
Thur 06/04/2017


Alfred Grand Round
AMREP EMCR seminar on "How to Develop a Research Strategy"
  17:30 Day of Immunology photography exhibition opening - all welcome

Forthcoming events

Save the date: 31 July 2017 Translational Research symposium

Day of Immunology photo exhibition opening 6 April 2017

Melanie McCoy, Tracey Lee-Pullen, Chidozie Anyaegbu,
St John of God Subiaco Hospital, WA.
"The World of Tumour Immunology."
Is it a planet? No! It's a tumour.

You are invited to the opening of "Snapshots of the Immune System" photography exhibition, which is part of 2017's Day of Immunology celebrations and activities.

The exhibition  will be hosted at The Stables at Meat Market (via Wreckyn Street, North Melbourne). Celebrate with us on opening night, 6 April at 5:30-9:30pm. Please RSVP

Exhibition opens at 10:00am between 7-9 April.

The event will also be held at Monash Immersive Visualisation Platform, Monash University, Clayton, on April 26 and 27.

29 Mar 2017

CCS Publications update: 24 – 31 March 2017

Prof Mark Fitzgerald is co-author on two
papers notified this week, on cardiac MRI
and coagulopathy & TBI. Image: UMN
Recent publications for Central Clinical School affiliated authors in the departments of Australian Centre for Blood Diseases (ACBD), Allergy, Immunology and Respiratory Medicine (AIRmed), Immunology and Pathology, Gastroenterology, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Melbourne Sexual Health Centre (MSHC), Monash Alfred Psychiatry research centre (MAPrc), Trauma, and Surgery.

Low FODMAP diet may help women with endometriosis, IBS

Judy Moore is a PhD student with the Monash
by Anne Crawford

Endometriosis is a chronic gynaecological condition affecting up to 10% of women. It is characterised by symptoms such as pelvic pain and severe dysmenorrhoea (period pain) but also by symptoms typically associated with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS).

A Central Clinical School PhD student investigating the link between the two conditions has found that a low FODMAP diet appears effective in women with concurrent endometriosis and IBS.
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