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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

A Multicentre comparison of techniques in collagenase in the management of Dupuytrens disease

A multicentre prospective registry for endoscopic skull base surgery for the management of pituitary and skull base tumours

A multicentre prospective registry for endoscopic skull base surgery for the management of pituitary and skull base tumours

Depression and anxiety are common, debilitating and chronic mental health conditions which can be difficult to effectively treat. We aim here to...

Researchers from a number of universities, led by Monash University, are currently embarking on a four year NHMRC funded project to evaluate the...
Supervisor: Dr Camille La Brooy

Inflammatory Bowel Disease is an incurable disease that affects approximately 1 in 200 young Australians, with increasing incidence worldwide. Up to...
Supervisor: Dr Edward Giles

Amyloid precursor protein (APP) plays key roles in apoptosis, synaptic plasticity, neurogenesis, learning, and memory, but its exact physiological...

Women with endometriosis and adenomyosis suffer for up to 10 years in pain before a diagnosis is made. This is in part due to lack of a non-invasive...

This world-first project aims to examine the feasibility, acceptability and effectiveness of a neuroscience-informed smartphone-delivered app...
Supervisor: Dr Victoria Manning

Project Aims: Identify genetic markers that predict the risk of valproate-induced birth defects. It is recognised that women with epilepsy who...

Background: A novel class of agents, the Glucagon-like Peptide-1 Receptor (GLP-1R) agonists have recently been introduced to treat type 2 diabetes....

Platelet transfusions can be life-saving in trauma, obstetrics, haematology/oncology, and other bleeding conditions. The current shelf-life of...
Supervisor: Dr Lisa Higgins

Total Hip Arthroplasty (THA) is a common surgical procedure to treat arthritis of the hip joint whereby diseased bony anatomy is surgically excised...
Supervisor: Dr Nora Mutalima

Sexuality is often affected following traumatic brain injury (TBI), with patients generally experiencing a decrease in sexual functioning. Only a few...
Supervisor: Dr Marina Downing

A randomised, unblinded multicentre trial - the effects of post-operative lumbar drainage on CSF leakage and meningitis following extended endoscopic...

A randomised, unblinded multicentre trial. The effects of post-operative lumbar drainage on CSF leakage and meningitis following extended endoscopic...

A rare case of colorectal cancer diagnosed in pregnancy

The National Gynae-Oncology Registry (NGOR) is a clinical quality registry operated within the Cancer Research Program in the Monash University...
Supervisor: Ms Natalie Heriot

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