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Led by Dr. Aya Mousa and Prof. Helena Teede Major current projects include: - Identification of key lipid signatures and their associations...
Supervisor: Dr Aya Mousa

This project will investigate the role and mechanism of the micro-RNA processing complex (SRSF3 OncomiR-1) in colorectal cancer. Experiemntal...
Supervisor: Dr Wilson Wong

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...

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

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

Postpartum haemorrhage (PPH) is commonly defined as a blood loss of 500 ml or more within 24 hours after birth, and affects about 5% of all women...
Supervisor: Prof Joshua Vogel

Sleep is fundamental to physical and mental health. Sleep and circadian rhythms (body clock) undergo tremendous changes during adolescence. It is...
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

How does the brain represent information about the external world? Why do we have so many distinct brain areas? How is the representation of...
Supervisor: Dr Nicholas Price

My current research investigates the phenomenon of children who cross over from statutory child protection systems into youth justice systems, and is...
Supervisor: Dr Susan Baidawi

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

Human endometrium is the lining of the uterus that is shed every month during menstruation and regrows nearly a centimetre of tissue. The processes...

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...

Are you interested in partnering with patients and families to improve their care outcomes? Would you like the opportunity to engage in innovative...
Supervisor: Dr Pauline Wong

Background As a part of the Australian Government’s Electromagnetic Energy action plan 2020-24, 1 the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear...
Supervisor: Dr Geza Benke

A major challenge in cancer therapeutics is to kill tumour cells without harming normal cells in the body. Traditional chemotherapy tries to do this...
Supervisor: Dr Lan Nguyen

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

Friedreich Ataxia (FA) is a progressive neurodegenerative genetic disorder that results in a range of symptoms including incoordination, muscle...

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