8 Oct 2021

Funding boost for imaging agent research in disease diagnostics

Positron emission CT scan of Human Brain.
Utthapon Wiratepsupon/Shutterstock.com

The Commonwealth Government’s Global Innovation Linkages Program has invested $1 million to establish a Research & Development manufacturing hub for the production and commercialisation of new [18F]-PET imaging agents, as part of a collaboration being led by Monash University, including researchers from Central Clinical School's Department of Neuroscience. Program partner Cyclotek (Aust) Pty Ltd has contributed $600,000 to this project.

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6 Oct 2021

2021 Dean's Awards for Central Clinical School staff

This year's Dean's Award winners in Central Clinical School. L-R: Professor Merlin Thomas, Dr Jess Borger, Prof Robyn Slattery, Ms Sharmila Ramesh

Amy Searle wins Faculty Indigenous Award for Doctoral Thesis Excellence

Dr Amy Searle has been awarded the Faculty's Indigenous
Award for Doctoral Thesis Excellence. See her video

Congratulations to Dr Amy Searle, who completed her PhD last year, on being awarded the Faculty Indigenous Award for Doctoral Thesis Excellence 2020! See her video.

Amy's PhD thesis is titled, "Innovative precision medicine approaches for thrombo-inflammatory driven cardiovascular diseases". She was supervised by A/Prof Xiaowei Wang and Prof Karlheinz Peter (Baker Institute). Her degree was conferred on 19 August 2020.

5 Oct 2021

STEMM the flow: More work needed to support women in medical research

by Dr Jessica Borger, Central Clinical School and Professor Louise Purton, head of the Stem Cell Regulation Unit at St Vincent's Institute of Medical Research

Federal government investment in the National and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) has remained unchanged in recent years, which, together with newly-revised funding schemes, have resulted in a reduction in the number of successfully-funded research projects.

Find out more about CCS's senior researchers' expertise

The CCS Research team has updated the school's database of senior researchers (see in the research section of the CCS Intranet). By noting each individual's research techniques and general expertise, this new database aims to provide the following:

New study to look at TMS treatment for OCD

The benefits of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) on people with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is the focus of a collaborative study between Monash University and the Epworth Centre for Innovation in Mental Health (ECIMH).

Highly successful Multiple Myeloma public webinar

Mr Henry Blatman shared his lived experience of MM
The ACBD Community and Researcher Engagement (CARE) launched its outreach series with a highly successful public webinar (7 Oct) on Multiple Myeloma with 200 attendees.

See more about the CARE program at https://www.monash.edu/medicine/ccs/blood-disease/community-engagement/upcoming-events

4 Oct 2021

15-27 Sep 2021 Central Clinical School recent publications

Visible role models are important in the pursuit of gender equity in
surgery, study finds. Image: Associate Professor Heather Cleland,
Director of the Victorian Adult Burns Service, at the Alfred's
annual surgical research prize presentation in 2018.
Recent publications featuring research as notified by PubMed during 15-27 Sept 2021 from Central Clinical School affiliated researchers in the following departments. The below is not a comprehensive list. The most recent validated publications for the school and departments can be seen on their publications pages, linked to from the headings below. Otherwise, read down the entry for recent notifications.
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