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NOTE: THIS PROJECT IS CURRENTLY ON HOLD DUE TO SECONDMENT - INTERESTED PhD STUDENTS ENCOURAGED TO EXPRESS INTEREST The overarching aim of the...
Supervisor: Dr Alison Crichton

A number of studies have linked mid- and late-life vascular risk factors to poorer cognitive function. However, little is known about childhood risk...

A collaborative effort between Supportive and Palliative Care, Complex Care, General Medicine and Nephrology, the Supportive Chronic Conditions...

Chronic pain is a major global health burden, affecting nearly 20% of the Australian population. This debilitating condition results in...
Supervisor: Dr Wendy Imlach

The majority of chronic pain management occurs in the primary care setting. In rural areas, there are often limited professional development...
Supervisor: Dr Eleanor Mitchell

Heart failure (HF) represents a major health and economic burden with high hospital admission rates despite significant advances in treatment and...

With increasing awareness of the potential short- and long-term effects of concussions, there is a widely accepted need to develop objective tools...
Supervisor: Dr Stuart McDonald

There is variation in coding of stroke admissions in the administrative data compared with the Australian Stroke Clinical Registry clinician-assigned...

Recent literature highlights widespread concern that the clinical skills of junior medical staff do not continue to develop in the early years after...

We plan to conduct a series of clinical studies on a variety of areas pertaining to Atrial Fibrillation and stroke: 1. Investigating anticoagulation...
Supervisor: Dr Andrew Teh

Genetic variants have been found to cause epilepsy as well as affect how people respond to treatment. Whole exome sequencing is a new method of...

Primary aldosteronism (PA) is a substantially underdiagnosed yet potentially curable form of hypertension. Studies over the past decade revealed a...
Supervisor: Dr Jun Yang

We have discovered that the initiation of a TCR signal in Treg cells entails docking of the Treg TCR in the opposite orientation to that observed for...
Supervisor: Dr Hugh Reid

Announcing an opportunity for a PhD student to work on a multimodal computational imaging study that examines cognitive and neural development in...
Supervisor: Dr Sharna Jamadar

The menopause transition is a time of significant hormonal changes. Mood changes, including anxiety and depression are frequently reported during the...
Supervisor: Dr Caroline Gurvich

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a complex heterogeneous syndrome characterized by at least two of the following: (1) oligo- or anovulation, (2)...
Supervisor: Dr Lizzie Thomas

Collagenase and wound healing in Dupuytren's disease

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is one of the most significant and immediate threats to health in Australia and globally. As an Infectious Diseases...
Supervisor: Dr Nenad Macesic

Globally, around 1 in 5 women have latent tuberculosis (TB) infections, with most women affected during their reproductive years. Although over 200,...
Supervisor: Dr Joshua Vogel

Klebsiella oxytoca is a Gram-negative bacterium that is increasingly recognised as an important cause of hospital-associated infections, including...
Supervisor: Dr Kelly Wyres

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