Story type: Culture

  • Fighting ovarian cancer at the front line

    Ovarian cancer is responsible for more deaths than any other gynaecological disease, yet it’s known as the ‘silent killer’, due to an absence of symptoms and a devastatingly low survival rate of less than 50 per cent. Our leading ovarian cancer researchers are progressing solutions to help these women – thanks to support from the…  Read more

    Dr Maree Bilandzic from the Ovarian Cancer Biomarkers Research Group at Hudson Institute - White Shirt Campaign
  • Collaborative grants awarded after speed-networking

    Two grants of $10,000 each were awarded to Dr Jemma Evans and Dr Nicole Kellow (SCS; Nutrition, Dietetics and Food); and Dr Courtney McDonald and Dr Shu Wen Wen (SCS; Centre for Inflammatory Diseases). Organised by Hudson Institute and School of Clinical Sciences ECR committees, the initiative encourages early career researchers from across the MHTP…  Read more

    Monash University's Dr Nicole Kellow and Hudson Institute's Dr Jemma Evans won a collaborative grant.
  • Childhood Cancer Research Symposium: Cutting-edge science advancing childhood cancer treatment

    More than 150 leading clinicians and scientists heard from national and international experts in childhood cancer at Hudson Institute of Medical Research on Wednesday, 13 February at a highly anticipated international symposium. The symposium was made possible through the generous support of our premium partner, the Children’s Cancer Foundation, along with the Isabella and Marcus…  Read more

    Symposium Lanyards - More than 150 leading clinicians and scientists heard from experts in childhood cancer at the Childhood Cancer Research Symposium.
  • Review highlights dedication to improving reproductive health

    As part of a series on influential women in reproductive health, Professor Lois Salamonsen, Australian Academy of Science Fellow and former Head of our Centre for Reproductive Health, was invited by the journal Reproduction to write a review – My Womban’s Life: Understanding Human Endometrial Function. For more than 35 years, Prof Salamonsen has dedicated…  Read more

    For more than 35 years, Prof Salamonsen has dedicated her career to improving reproductive health in women.
  • Ovarian Cancer Research Symposium

    Ovarian cancer research leaders from across Australia met at Hudson Institute of Medical Research on Thursday, 15 November, for a new research symposium focused on progressing solutions to the disease.…  Read more

    The Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation (OCRF) hosted the inaugural Ovarian Cancer Research Symposium at Hudson Institute..
  • Why is stomach health important?

    On October 2, 1982, pioneering Australian clinicians, Barry Marshall and Robin Warren first reported that the stomach bacterium, Helicobacter pylori causes gastritis and is a major risk factor in peptic ulcer disease and stomach cancer. Marshall and Warren were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2005 for their discovery, which has resulted…  Read more

    Professor Richard Ferrero from the Gastrointestinal Infection and Inflammation Research Group at Hudson Institute
  • Brain tumour ‘atlas’ provides big data to fight childhood cancer

    A collection of data extracted from more than 1000 paediatric brain tumour samples will improve Hudson Institute scientists’ ability to tackle childhood brain cancer through targeted therapies. The new Paediatric Brain Tumour Atlas (PBTA), launched by the US-based Children’s Brain Tumour Tissue Consortium (CBTTC) on Monday, includes data collected from 30 unique childhood brain tumour…  Read more

  • Childhood cancer ‘organoid’ program set to revolutionise treatment

    The Hudson Monash Precision Medicine Program hopes to significantly improve treatment for childhood cancer patients with the greatest unmet clinical need – those diagnosed with brain cancers and solid tumours. Launched today (February 7) ahead of International Childhood Cancer Day on February 15, the two year program is being established with a $1.3 million investment…  Read more

  • Dr Jaclyn Pearson joins Hudson Institute of Medical Research

    Hudson Institute welcomes postdoctoral microbiology researcher, Dr Jaclyn Pearson, who joins the Centre for Innate Immunity and Infectious Diseases as Head of the Host-Pathogen Interactions Research Group. Dr Pearson joins the Institute from the Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity, where she led research on pathogenic E. coli in the laboratory of Hudson Institute’s new…  Read more

    Dr Jaclyn Pearson from the Host-Pathogen Interactions Research Group at Hudson Institute of Medical Research
  • International ICI delegates tour Monash Health Translation Precinct

    Scientists from across the world discussing immunology research…  Read more

    Scientists from across the world have learnt about ground-breaking immunology research taking place at Hudson Institute of Medical Research.