Entries by Jennifer Huynh

Rheumatoid arthritis study rated among top by journal

A study by researchers in the Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute’s (BDI) Infection and Immunity Program has shed light on the structures behind the genetic factor that predisposes people to getting the autoimmune disease rheumatoid arthritis (RA). The study by first author Dr Yi Tian Ting has been ranked an ‘Editors’ Pick’, among the top-rated papers […]

Monash extends collaboration with Janssen on psoriasis prevention

Monash University announced an extension of its collaboration with Janssen Biotech, Inc., one of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, where researchers will investigate triggers of the immune-mediated disease, psoriasis, and focus on the discovery of potential new treatment approaches to prevent psoriasis. Professor Jamie Rossjohn, from the Biomedicine Discovery Institute, Faculty of […]

Revealed: our cellular guardians

Everyone has a unique identity and awareness of ‘self’ – and this identity has a biological counterpart at the cellular level. This cellular ‘awareness’ is mediated by genes in the human leukocyte antigen (HLA) family, and these genes are the reason, for example, that transplanted organs are rejected unless efforts are made to match HLA […]

Sweet success for A/Prof Stephanie Gras

Monash University’s Biomedicine Discovery Institute researcher Associate Professor Stephanie Gras has been honoured with a Georgina Sweet Award for Women in Quantitative Biomedical Science for excellence in the field. Group leader and Monash Senior Research Fellow in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, she was one of three women who won the award, which […]

Jamie Rossjohn elected into the Fellowship of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences

Monash University researcher Professor Jamie Rossjohn has been formally inducted into the Fellowship of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences (AAHMS). Being elected as a Fellow honours the important contribution Professor Rossjohn has made to health and medical research in Australia. Professor Rossjohn, ARC Laureate Fellow, is recognised internationally for being at the […]