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Research Projects

The global burden of peripheral artery disease is at a dramatic increase to due the prevalence of aging, obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disorders...
Supervisor: Dr Gina Kusuma

Single-cell analyses are at the leading edge of technological development for cell biology. And, transcriptomics analyses at single-cell resolution...

Exploring sex differences in the brain is important for their impact and therapeutic implications for many neurodegenerative and psychiatric diseases...
Supervisor: Dr Joohyung Lee

Systemic Lupus Erythematous is a complex heterogeneous disease in which the pathogenesis remains poorly understood. The measurement of immune...
Supervisor: Professor Eric Morand

This project will examine serum and saliva for endometriosis biomarkers that diagnose and stratify for disease severity and related infertility. The...
Supervisor: Dr Tracey Edgell

A biomarker is an objectively measured characteristic of a normal or pathologic biological process. The development of novel interventions to treat,...

Anorexia Nervosa (AN) has a mortality rate 12 times higher than the annual death rate from all causes in females aged 15 to 24. Currently, there is...
Supervisor: Dr Claire Foldi

Anorexia Nervosa (AN) has a mortality rate 12 times higher than the annual death rate from all causes in females aged 15 to 24. Currently, there is...

Haematology Micro-platforms & Platelet & Thrombosis Laboratories. The Australian Centre for Blood Diseases. Haematology Micro-platforms...
Supervisor: Dr Warwick Nesbitt

More than 20% of young Australians have an eating disorder. Social media has been identified as a major driving factor in the development of body...
Supervisor: Dr Gemma Sharp

Low back pain is a major public health problem worldwide, resulting in significant disability and financial costs. No one factor has found to be a...
Supervisor: Professor Anita Wluka

Parkinson’s disease, Huntington’s disease, and Spinocerebellar ataxias are progressive and terminal neurological disorders characterised by primary...
Supervisor: Dr Ian Harding

Brain training strategies (i.e. computerised cognitive training), such as cognitive control training and attentional bias modification, show promise...
Supervisor: Professor Murat Yucel

Announcing an exciting opportunity for a PhD student to work with individuals with Huntington’s disease on a cognitive brain training study....

Obesity is an enormous health concern, both in Australia and worldwide. Our laboratory recently published a function for the ETS-5 transcription...

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

Are you interesting in improving outcomes for the most vulnerable in the community? Would you like to undertake research in an area concerning: low...
Supervisor: Dr Joanne Enticott

Organic bioelectronics studies the development of devices that translate an electrical signal into a physiological response from cells, tissues or...
Supervisor: Dr Mark Del Borgo

This project explores: (1) the physical and mental health needs of paramedic students to function safely in the paramedic industry, and (2) methods...
Supervisor: Dr Simon Sawyer

Annual reporting data from the Burns Registry of Australia and New Zealand (BRANZ) has identified that approximately one in every three adults...
Supervisor: Dr Lincoln Tracy

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