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Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences news archive 2008

Monash University feature stories

  • Medical alumnus flies high
    Dr David Mitchell (MBBS 2000), who served in East Timor, Bali, Cyprus and Lebanon as a GP with the Royal Australian Air Force, has received one of the 2008 Monash Distinguished Alumni Awards.
  • Link between poor language skills and problem behaviour
    A Monash University researcher has called for early detection of poor language skills in children because of the link to disadvantage and offending.
  • Life skills
    They deal with the most severe medical emergencies, victims of road, rail and air disasters, house fires and crime. They are elite Mobile Intensive Care Ambulance (MICA) paramedics, unique to Victoria. They are trained by Monash University.
  • Human diet gives pathogens something to eat
    An international research team led by Monash University scientists has uncovered the first example of a bacterium-causing disease in humans by targeting a molecule that is incorporated into our bodies through what we eat.
  • Rhodes to success: Monash University student secures scholarship
    A final year Monash University medical student has been named the 2009 recipient of the Victorian Rhodes Scholarship Prize.
  • New $5.4m regenerative medicine research facility opened
    Monash University has established the largest zebra fish research facility in the Southern Hemisphere.

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