3 Jul 2019

5th Annual Translational Research Symposium

Prof. Alan Mackay-Sim, keynote speaker.

The Annual Translational Research Symposium was held recently on Friday 21st of June.  Now in its 5th year, the event is  a collaboration among the three Monash clinical schools, who mentor and train our future leaders in medical research.

The program offered a broad range of leading translational medical researchers. Attendees were privileged to hear 2017 Australian of the Year, Professor Alan Mackay-Sim, present on his inspiring stem cell research followed by Professor Gail Risbridger's study on prostate cancer in BRCA mutation carriers.

Male grief overlooked after miscarriage, study finds

Men report feeling devastated and powerless after miscarriage

by Anne Crawford

A Melbourne Sexual Health Centre study revealing how men feel after experiencing a miscarriage has attracted significant media attention.

The qualitative study, published recently in PLOS ONE, found that although most men described experiencing considerable grief following a miscarriage – with many reporting feeling devastated, shocked and powerless – they felt there was little acknowledgment of their loss from healthcare providers and social networks, and inadequate support.

Planned Giving as a source of funding for your research

Philanthropic donations are an important funding source for medical research at CCS.  Most philanthropic donations come in a form a cash gift or a pledge gift given over a number of years.  The ultimate philanthropic gift a person could give is through estate plans.  This video from Monash University's Planned Giving team showcases how making a bequest can be a
rewarding step to further a cause close to the donor's heart.

CCS Recent Publications: 25th June - 1st July

Recent publications for Central Clinical School feature affiliated authors in the following departments:
The Myeloma Research
Group, led by Prof Andrew
Spencer, produced a team
effort on their cell-free RNA

  • Melbourne Sexual Health Centre
  • ACBD
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Peninsula Clinical School
  • Gastroenterology
  • AIRMed
  • Immunology and Pathology
  • Neuroscience
  • Diabetes
  • Surgery
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