Entries by Jennifer Huynh

Uncovering how T cells recognise the SARS-CoV-2 virus spike protein

The immune system is vitally important for resolving COVID-19 when individuals are infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Moreover, the vaccines that are being administered to millions of people across the globe are designed to ‘pre-warn and arm’ the immune system so that if infected with SARS-CoV-2, individuals are significantly less likely to develop severe disease […]

Over $43m awarded to Monash researchers in latest round of NHMRC Investigator Grants

Monash University has been awarded more than $43 million in National Health and Medical Research Council Investigator Grants, and a new Centre for Research Excellence, to support the work of more than 30 research leaders. Better treatments for autoimmune kidney disease and vasculitis, better understanding of the progression of Alzheimer’s disease, improving the efficacy of […]

Congratulations Jamie – NHMRC Investigator grant

Congratulations to Jamie, Head of the Rossjohn / Immune Recognition lab, who has been named as a successful NHMRC Investigator (L3) grant holder  in the recent grant round (funding commencing 2022). Investigator Grants is NHMRC’s flagship scheme which accounts for 40% of the Medical Research Endowment Account. It consolidates previously separate fellowship and research support […]

Listen to Erica’s interview with Vision Australia Radio

Focal Point Podcast – 01 Sept 2021 A weekly program presented by Peter Greco, Focal Point covers services from blindness organisation (Eg. Vision Australia)  and other providers, technology, current affairs, breakthroughs in advocacy campaigns about all manner of challenges and promoting activities and events for people who are blind or vision impaired. This week Peter […]

Congrats to Wael and Adam: Winners of the Early Career Researcher Publication Prizes for 2021

The Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences (MNHS) is committed to developing Faculty-based Early Career Researcher (ECR)* initiatives, to assist our ECRs in the development of their research careers. In addition to the emphasis placed on a strong track record in research publications and competitive funding, there is also the requirement for ECRs to secure […]