17 Apr 2019

No CCS News over Easter break

Due to the extended Easter / ANZAC Day break, the next CCS News will go out on Friday 10th May. Enjoy the break everyone!

Promising technology heads to Melbourne for Parkinson's Disease trial

The Reviver in action

Technology being brought to Melbourne as part of a trial by Neuroscience researcher Dr Ben Sinclair made the Sydney news recently. The Reviver is a device that tilts people and rotates them through the gravitational field, strengthening muscles with minimal conscious effort. In people with neuromuscular degenerative conditions like Multiple Sclerosis and Parkinson's Disease, it stimulates remaining reflex pathways, providing better muscle tone and balance.

Inaugural Monash-wide immunology symposium

Dr Emily Edwards from our Department of Immunology and Pathology is on the organising committee of ImmuMon 2019, the first annual symposium to promote networking and collaboration among immunology researchers across Monash University. It will be held on 7th June 2019 at the former Alfred Research Alliance lecture theatre, 75 Commercial Road, Melbourne.

Translational Research Symposium Speaker Spotlight: Doctor Joshua Ooi

Dr Joshua Ooi
Monash University's 5th annual Translational Research Symposium is being hosted by its three metropolitan clinical schools on 21 June 2019. The symposium will host a diverse group of medical researchers presenting their work into translational research. RSVP here.

Doctor Joshua Ooi is a senior research fellow in the Centre of Inflammatory Diseases at Monash Health.
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