Associate Professor Eric Chow

2020 Health Minister’s Award

Congratulations to Associate Professor Eric Chow of Monash University, recipient of the 2020 Commonwealth Health Minister's Award for Excellence in Health and Medical Research.

The award recognises his outstanding research achievements in applying epidemiology and bioinformatics to sexual health and his vision for future research on sexually transmitted infections (STI) to improve treatment, prevention and control. 

Read more about Associate Professor Chow’s work


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$4.5 million for international research collaborations in human health

The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) is investing $4.5 million in six ground-breaking international medical research projects aimed at improving outcomes in Alzheimer’s disease, emerging and re emerging infectious diseases, cancer, mental health conditions, anorexia nervosa and the human health impact of climate change.

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Expert Committee to review Australian Dietary Guidelines

Applications are invited from experts to join the review of the Australian Dietary Guidelines

Scan of a brain

Case study: Neurodegenerative disease and metals

The formation of abnormal proteins in the brain has long been suspected to contribute to the development of Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegenerative diseases. Yet many individuals with abnormal protein formations do not go on to develop such diseases.