Entries by Jennifer Huynh

How T Cells recognise infection or disease

Monash University researchers have expanded their knowledge of how T cells might recognise infections or disease, providing key insight into how an often-overlooked T cell lineage becomes activated when encountering pathogens such as viruses, bacteria, and cancers. T cells communicate with other cells in the body in search of infections or diseases. This crosstalk relies […]

Monash BDI researchers make Highly Cited list for the fourth consecutive year

Two Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) researchers have been recognised for their exceptional research performance, determined by production of multiple highly cited papers that rank in the top one per cent by citations for a field and year. Professor Jamie Rossjohn and Professor Charles Mackay have each been ranked as a 2021 Highly Cited Researcher in the prestigious list […]

The interplay between diet, the microbiota and immunity

Research in mice shows how diet alters immune system function through a gut microbe At a glance: Research in mice demonstrates how diet alters a gut microbe molecule that in turn prompts immune cells to downregulate inflammation Study illustrates the molecular mechanism behind the longstanding view that diet, microbiota and immunity influence each other in […]

Congrats Jamie: Highly Cited researcher again!

Congratulations to Jamie who is again on the Highly Cited Researchers 2021 list of the world’s most Highly Cited Scientists, which is published annually by Clarivate Analytics. From Clarivate: Recognising the true pioneers in their fields over the last decade, demonstrated by the production of multiple highly-cited papers that rank in the top 1% by citations […]

BDI researchers honoured in annual Dean’s Awards

Congratulations to Drs Adam Shahine and Milda Kaniusaite, who have each been recognised with a Dean’s Award for Excellence in 2021 for research carried out at the Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI). Dr Shahine won an award in the Excellence in Research – Early Career Researcher category. “It was an honour to receive the ECR category for […]