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Led by Dr. Aya Mousa and Prof. Helena Teede Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is a common metabolic disorder affecting 15-20% of pregnancies,...
Supervisor: Dr Aya Mousa

Access to live human cancer tissue for functional molecular and biological analysis to improve translational cancer research is extremely limited....
Supervisor: Dr Gwo-Yaw Ho

Although modern humans are now a global species, our ancestral lineage evolved for much of the past 7 million years in Africa. Understanding how and...
Supervisor: Dr Justin Adams

The eukaryotic genome consists of two classes of genes preceded by distinctly different promoter sequences. Housekeeping genes (90%) code for...
Supervisor: Dr Dominika Elmlund

This is a unique opportunity to look at an area of the brain whose function is almost completely unknown. This project will involve exploration of...
Supervisor: Dr David Reser

Immune cells acutely provide critical inflammatory signals that are required to restrict damage and initiate recovery after injury. However, over-...
Supervisor: Dr Jan Kaslin

Announcing an exciting opportunity for a PhD student to work on an Australian Research Council funded longitudinal study examining the relationships...
Supervisor: Dr Bei Bei

Traumatic brain injury can have profound and long lasting impacts on an individuals cognition, emotions, relationships, ability to work and study, as...
Supervisor: Miss Amelia Hicks

Background: Fatigue is the most commonly reported, most disabling but least understood symptom experienced by patients with chronic diseases such as...
Supervisor: Dr Suzanne McDonald

3D Printing For Patient Education and Teaching

The student would study patients with type 2 diabetes before and after the commencement of insulin therapy. Patients would be studied before and 6...

Residents of aged care homes represent one of the sickest and most vulnerable members of the community. One third of residents in residential aged...
Supervisor: Dr Shiva Vasi

We wish to revolutionise the treatment of autoimmune diseases. We are hoping to devise strategies to eliminate harmful auto reactive cells using...

Current transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) protocols are designed based on abnormal activity of isolated brain regions. This notion is...

The academic research program within this laboratory is focused on defining the key molecular interactions underlying receptor recognition events...

The aim of this project is to build and test a patient portal developed for men with prostate cancer to assist them in managing their disease. The...

A collaborative study with engineering assessing sitting with novel technology and its effect on spinal health

A comparison of the outcomes of the surgical treatment of atrial fibrillation utilising radiofrequency, cryotherapy or high intensity focused...

Stem cells are pluripotent cells that can be differentiated into many different cell types and that harbour enourmous technological and medical...
Supervisor: Dr Harald Janovjak

Good sleep is vital for good physical and mental health. The average Australian adult spends 8 hours a night sleeping, corresponding to ~30% of their...
Supervisor: Dr Rowan Ogeil

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