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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

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

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...

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

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

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

Heart surgery carries a risk of death that can be calculated before the operation. This risk is dependent on patient factors (such as age and other...
Supervisor: Dr Tim Coulson

Heart surgery carries a risk of death that can be calculated before the operation. This risk is dependent on patient factors (such as age and other...
Supervisor: Dr Tim Coulson

Lung cancer is the biggest cause of cancer deaths in Australia and despite improvements in diagnosis and treatment, 5-year survival remains very low...
Supervisor: Ms Jennifer Holland

The ASPREE clinical trial commenced in 2010 and finished in 2017, was a multi-centre clinical trial looking at whether low dose aspirin could prolong...
Supervisor: Dr Suzanne Orchard

The Cancer Research Program within the Monash University School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine is currently looking at patterns of care for...
Supervisor: Ms Natalie Heriot

The Australian and New Zealand Burns Association have identified that burns in people with pre-existing medical disorders that could complicate...
Supervisor: Dr Lincoln Tracy

The Pre-hospital Emergency Care Australia and New Zealand (PEC-ANZ) group is a National Health and Medical Research funded Centre for Research...
Supervisor: Ms Dhanya Kumar

Frailty is a condition in which the individual is vulnerable and at increased risk of poor health outcomes or death in the event of an illness or...
Supervisor: Dr Judy Lowthian

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

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

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

Cancer patients who participate in clinical trials tend to do better than those who do not. This benefit may have more to do with the additional...
Supervisor: Ms Jennifer Holland

Epigenetics describes dynamic molecular modifications ‘above the level of the DNA’ which do not alter the genetic code but influence the way the...
Supervisor: A/Prof. Joanne Ryan

Knee osteoarthritis is a major public health problem. The role of bone, integral to the pathogenesis of knee OA, is receiving increasing attention as...
Supervisor: Professor Anita Wluka

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