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A cardinal feature of adaptive CD8+ T cell (also known as killer T cells) responses to infection is the rapid initiation of a proliferative response...

The National Women’s Health Strategy 2020-2030 has identified increasing LARC uptake as a key measure of success in improving the sexual and...
Supervisor: Dr Asvini Subasinghe

The National Women’s Health Strategy 2020-2030 has identified increasing LARC uptake as a key measure of success in improving the sexual and...
Supervisor: Dr Natalie Amos

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

Children presenting with suspected developmental or learning disabilities often present with underlying motor, sensory and perceptual skill problems...

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

This project aims to determine the molecular structure of the interface between novel peptide self-assemblies and cell membranes through x-ray...

The ATR-X syndrome, an X-linked recessive developmental disorder affecting males, belongs to a growing list of disorders of sex development (DSD)...

This NHMRC funded Centre of Research Excellence (CRE) is offering a suite of PhD research projects (with scholarships) addressing health and...

The use of cannabis to treat a variety of illnesses is increasing rapidly. Australia now allows the prescription of medicinal cannabis for a limited...

The neonatal microbiome, in healthy full-term infants and in preterm infants presents with a highly dynamic nature. As such, the microbiome is...
Supervisor: Professor Marcel Nold

Bacteria secrete vesicles that traffic toxins to mitochondria of macrophages. This project will investigate how vesicle-delivered toxins kill...
Supervisor: Dr Thomas Naderer

We know how important sleep is when one is recovering following illness and injury. However many things interrupt sleep in hospital settings both in...
Supervisor: Dr Rowan Ogeil

Traditionally, the ischemic penumbra has been analyses using volumetric approach. Information on neuroanatomy and vascular anatomy are not used in...
Supervisor: Professor Thanh Phan

Description In Australia, general practitioners see 97% of injured workers and thus play a pivotal role in directing the recovery and return to...

The neural pathways that mediate appetite control many other functions, including mood, motivation, memory, attention and arousal, suppression of...
Supervisor: Dr Sarah Lockie

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

Autoimmune vasculitis caused by loss of tolerance to neutrophil antigens (ANCA-associated vasculitis) results in severe kidney and respiratory tract...

Binocular rivalry refers to the perceptual alternation that occurs every few seconds when conflicting visual stimuli are presented, one to each eye....
Supervisor: Dr Steven Miller

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