Entries by Jennifer Huynh

Congratulations to Jia Jia and Claerwen whose study on Rheumatoid Arthritis was published today in Science Immunology

New understanding of the deleterious immune response in rheumatoid arthritis Researchers within the Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) at Monash University have made a breakthrough in understanding the role played by high-risk immune genes associated with the development of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). The findings, published in Science Immunology, were the result of a seven-year collaboration led by […]

Congrats Erica on the award of the National Science Week grant ‘My Goodness: Interactive multisensory science books’

Get a taste for science in National Science Week! Our $500 000 grant round for 2021 has just been announced with great projects from around the country preparing to celebrate science. Many of the projects took inspiration from the National Science Week school theme of Food – Different by Design, including Food – Now and into the Future which is all […]

Discovery of a third T cell lineage

The immune systems of all vertebrates contain specialized cells, called T cells, that play a fundamental role in protecting against fungal, bacterial, parasitic and viral infections. T cells use ‘molecular sensors’ called T cell receptors (TCRs) on their surface that can detect and eliminate the invading pathogens. For most of the past four decades, it […]

Congratulations Julian on the VCA Mid-Career Research Fellowship

More Research To Improve Survival Rates For Cancer The Andrews Labor Government is helping Victoria’s best and brightest researchers discover new breakthroughs in cancer prevention, treatment and care. Minister for Health Martin Foley today announced the 21 recipients from the Victorian Cancer Agency’s latest grants round, who will share in more than $10 million in […]