Dispelling the myths
Melbourne is set to get its second safe injecting facility, but objections to them continue to overshadow the enormous public health gains made.
Off-label, and off the mark
The trumpeting of hydroxychloroquine's potential in treating COVID-19 raises ethical and safety concerns.
Retraining the brain
From dementia to depression to drug addiction, artificial brain stimulation has been hailed as a landmark medical technology for the future. But safeguards are needed if we want the benefits without the risks.
Bike helmets a barrier for disabled cyclists
Our mandatory bicycle helmet laws are less than accommodating to those living with a disability.
Hospitals that make us sicker
A surprising number of people are catching pneumonia or urinary tract infections in hospital, a new Australian study shows for the first time.
The ethics of experimental vaccines
Deliberately infecting people with a disease-causing agent as part of medical research can be ethically acceptable, and even necessary.
Death knell: killing off capital punishment
A new institute is leading the push to eliminate the 'faulty' justice of the death penalty.
Bracing for the opioid tsunami
The drug epidemic that's claimed thousands of lives in the US is swiftly becoming a threat to the health of many Australians.
A prescription for prevention
HIV is no longer a death sentence, but the epidemic that has claimed nearly 40 million lives and ruined countless others isn’t over yet.
Inhaled oxytocin offers the breath of life
It's a simple product – and one that could save the lives of hundreds of thousands of women in the developing world.
Blame the driver? Not so fast ...
A rethink in the approach to road freight transport safety is urgently required to reduce truck-crash fatalities and injuries .
Senior Research Fellow, Psychology
PhD candidate and teaching associate, Faculty of Law
Professor, Addiction Studies and Services; Director, Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre
Associate Professor of Infectious Diseases, Medicine
Lecturer, School of Law
Associate Professor, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
PhD Candidate (Clinical Psychology)
PhD Candidate at the Centre for Medicine Use and Safety, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Deputy Director, Monash Addiction Research Centre
Professor, Centre for Medicine Use & Safety
Senior Research Fellow, Drug Delivery Disposition and Dynamics, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Associate Professor, School of Nursing and Midwifery
Professor, Monash Bioethics Centre
Dean, Faculty of Law