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.
Opioids – where to from here?
Opioids are among the most powerful analgesics available to medicine, but they have huge capacity to cause harm. In trying to solve one problem, is a bigger one being created?
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
Dean, Faculty of Law
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
Professor, Monash Bioethics Centre
Associate Professor, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
PhD Candidate (Clinical Psychology)
Professor, Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine
Associate Professor, School of Nursing & Midwifery
PhD Candidate at the Centre for Medicine Use and Safety, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Professor, Centre for Medicine Use & Safety
Deputy Director, Monash Addiction Research Centre