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UK cancer charities join forces to help fund brain cancer research at Monash

UK charities Worldwide Cancer Research and The Brain Tumour Charity have formed a unique partnership and committed £119,000 to fund research on brain cancer at Monash University. The fund will support Dr Lee Wong at the Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute to search for weaknesses in brain tumours that could help develop new treatments. DNA – the vital life… Read More »

Johnson & Johnson Innovation announces partnering office at Monash University to boost Victoria’s medtech development

Johnson and Johnson Innovation, the Victorian Government and Monash University have announced the creation of a new Johnson & Johnson Innovation Partnering Office at Monash (JJIPO@MONASH). The office, to be situated at Monash University’s Clayton campus in Melbourne, will be the Victorian headquarters for Johnson & Johnson’s scientific, investment and commercialisation arms to identify medtech projects that can… Read More »

Monash led study of 1000+ heavy smokers reveals an undiagnosed burden of COPD

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the fifth leading cause of death in Australia, with 7.5% of Australians over the age of 40 years experiencing moderate to severe forms of the disease. Smoking is the main cause of COPD, with as many as 50% of smokers developing clinically significant COPD. The key prevention of COPD is smoking cessation.… Read More »

Johnson & Johnson Innovation announces partnering office at Monash University to boost Victoria’s medtech development

Johnson and Johnson Innovation, the Victorian Government and Monash University have announced the creation of a new Johnson & Johnson Innovation Partnering Office at Monash (JJIPO@MONASH). The office, to be situated at Monash University’s Clayton campus in Melbourne, will be the Victorian headquarters for Johnson & Johnson’s scientific, investment and commercialisation arms to identify medtech projects that can… Read More »