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  • Blood test research to improve brain disease diagnosis

    Distinguishing between patients with brain diseases or psychiatric illnesses can be challenging for doctors and frustrating for patients who can wait many years for a definitive diagnosis. The complex nature these conditions, which have many overlapping symptoms, makes them difficult to diagnose and in many cases brain scans and memory tests can be close to ... Read more

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  • Fostering the future of clinical research and translation

    Six emerging clinician-researchers will have the opportunity to fast-track their research careers as part of the MACH-Track program in 2022, building on the success of the inaugural MACH-Track intake commencing in 2021.

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  • Funding opportunity

    Applications are now open for Round 5 of the Victorian Government’s Medical Research Acceleration Fund with prioritised funding to address underrepresentation of women in health and medical research

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  • Fellowship honor for MACH Executive Director

    When John Savill was a small boy, his family had a regular Sunday ritual. They would board the bus near their home in Twickenham in south west London to travel Richmond to visit his maternal grandfather who was confined to a wheelchair by multiple sclerosis and living in the Star and Garter Home for Ex-Servicemen. ... Read more

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  • Professor Jane Gunn formally appointed as the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences (MDHS)

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  • MACH EMCR Research Design Webinar Series

    MACH is pleased to present a four-part webinar series exploring research design tailored specifically for early and mid-career researchers. The series will be conducted by experts from the University of Melbourne’s Methods and Implementation Support for Clinical and Health research Hub (MISCH) team from February-June 2022.

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  • MACH Consumer Engagement Webinar

    MACH is hosting a webinar targeted at early and mid-career researchers exploring why, what, when, how and where of consumer engagement in research. Join consumers and researchers from across the MACH network sharing their experiences of the value of consumer engagement.

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  • On the road to smarter stroke care

    A new generation of clot-busting medication may lead to a change in standard medical practice in stroke treatment centres around Australia, thanks to research being conducted onboard Melbourne’s specialist stroke ambulance. It is hoped the research will lead to life-changing outcomes for people with ischaemic stroke (85% of all strokes) who require a clot-busting medication ... Read more

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