Research investigating chewing gum to treat post-operative nausea was among projects recognised when Melbourne Medical School anaesthetists and trainees won prestigious Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA) awards.
Students from the University of Melbourne will run a Teddy Bear Hospital and conduct health checks for children and their parents at Derrimut Primary School on Friday 26 May as part of the Building Healthy Communities in Melbourne’s West project.
Following a global competition, five leading researchers from the Melbourne Biomedical Precinct have been awarded the prestigious title of Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) International Research Scholar.
An outstanding industry leader with exceptional national and global experience in successfully propelling important biomedical discoveries out of the lab and into the market has been appointed inaugural CEO of BioCurate Pty Ltd. This AUD $80 million venture was launched last year by Monash University and the University of Melbourne and supported by the Victorian Government. The appointment is the result of an extensive international and national search.
A drop in job satisfaction among GP’s, an increase in the number of women working in the role and significant funding reforms are transforming general medical practice in Australia, according to a major new study from the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research at the University of Melbourne.
As Easter looms, University of Melbourne researchers have good news on two fronts: eating chocolate does not cause pimples; and they‘re calling for participants for a trial of a new treatment for moderate or severe acne.
Human rights and international law expert Professor Hilary Charlesworth, says that Australia's appointment to the UN Human Rights Council gives the country an opportunity to examine its own human rights record.