Entries by Jennifer Huynh

Novel immune-oncology approach for potential cancer treatment

A research collaboration between Monash University and Lava Therapeutics details a novel immune-oncology approach for the potential treatment of cancer. Instrumental to the study was co-first author Dr Roeland Lameris from Amsterdam UMC and colleagues from the University of Melbourne. Published in Nature Cancer, the study, co-led by Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute’s ARC Laureate Fellow Professor Jamie Rossjohn and Dr […]

Immutep and Monash University Receive Grant Funding for LAG-3 Project

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – Immutep Limited (ASX: IMM; NASDAQ: IMMP) is pleased to announce that the Australian Research Council (ARC) has awarded Immutep and research partner Monash University a A$360,000 grant under the ARC‘s Linkage Project scheme to support their research collaboration into Lymphocyte Activation Gene-3 (LAG-3) for a further three years. The collaboration between Immutep and […]

Congratulations to Adam

Winner of the Early Career Researcher Publication Prize for 2020 Robert Porter Early Career Researcher Publication Prize for Laboratory Based Sciences Dr Adam Shahine, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Biomedicine Discovery Institute, School of Biomedical Sciences The Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences (MNHS) is committed to developing Faculty-based Early Career Researcher (ECR)* initiatives, […]

Discovery of a rare human gene mutation that causes MAIT cells to disappear

A collaboration between Monash Health, the Australian Genomics Health Alliance (AGHA) and researchers at the Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute has led to the discovery of a rare single gene mutation in a patient that eliminates an immune cell population, namely MAIT cells. This study’s journey began with a patient of Dr Samar Ojaimi from Monash Health who […]

Congratulations to Rachel: Faculty Three minute thesis (3MT) 2020 finalist

An 80,000 word PhD thesis would take 9 hours to present. Their time limit… 3 minutes Watch our PhD student, Rachel Farquhar’s 3 minute PhD thesis video: The skinny on fats – Fats and your immune system Competitors were not judged on video/ recording quality or editing capabilities. Judging focused on the presentation, ability to communicate […]